Wildfires, in a way, are an inevitable part of the environment. Some are necessary for fire-dependent ecological systems, but lately, due to climate change, an increasing number of destructive fires have occurred worldwide. It is expected that the frequency, severity,
PES is considered a nature-based solution contributing to disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation with socio-economic benefits. It has also been emphasized as an innovative financing method to increase restoration and conservation of forest resources, ensure sustainable use, and
Community-based Forest Enterprise (CBFE), also known as Community Forest Enterprise (CFE), refers to community-led forest product commercialization, nature-based tourism, or carbon-trade, where individuals, communities, and/or cooperatives extract, process, add value, and market forest resources. In order to activate CBFEs sustainably,
Forest-based Climate Change Adaptation (FBCCA) leads to reduced vulnerability of forest ecosystems to the impacts of climate change, such as forest fires, outbreaks of forest insects and pests, infestations of invasive species, loss of biodiversity, and soil and moisture losses
In support of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, the AFoCO-ITTO Capacity Building Workshop on Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) in the Asia-Pacific Region was organized by the AFoCO and ITTO and conducted virtually from August 30 to September 3, 2021.
AFoCO launched a social media campaign to commemorate the entry into force of the AFoCO Agreement on 27 April 2018 and celebrate its third anniversary. The social media campaign offers opportunities to reach out to stakeholders and engage wider participation.
Landscape Partnership Asia (LPA) is a multi-stakeholder platform founded by AFoCO, the Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF), and the Global EverGreening Alliance (GEA). LPA is the largest initiative aiming to restore Asian drylands. By 2032, LPA
The Annual Report 2020 highlights events, projects, and activities carried out in 2020 carried out in partnership with our member countries and partner institutions. The report also recaps the organization’s progress to date and provides updates on project activities.
This photographic compilation presents selected highlights and events of AFoCO over the last two years (2019-2020). The photos are from the database maintained by the Secretariat and from the personal collection of the first executive director.