Forestry in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

Forestry in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)


16 December 2019






This policy brief provides a summary of an expert discussion forum convened on “Forestry in NDCs of Asia-Pacific countries: 2020 vision” on 17 June 2019, as part of the 2019 Asia-Pacific Forestry Week. Jointly organized by FAO, Green Climate Fund (GCF), Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO), the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), RECOFTC and GIZ, the forum invited consultations from eleven regional experts on forest sector’s role in visualizing climate goals set under the Paris Agreement and individual NDCs of the countries in Asia and the Pacific. View the report on the UN-REDD Programme website HERE.

Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO) is a treaty-based intergovernmental organization aiming to strengthen forest cooperation by transforming proven technologies and policies into concrete actions in the context of sustainable forest management to address the impacts of climate change.

We are headquartered in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, with a subsidiary body, the AFoCO Regional Education and Training Center (RETC), located in Yangon region, Myanmar.

AFoCO Secretariat

8F, Forest Vision Center, 9 Gukhoedaero 62-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu,
Seoul 07236, Republic of Korea

Tel. +82-2-785-8971
Fax. +82-2-785-8970

AFoCO Regional Education & Training Center (RETC)

Seed & Seedling Center (SSC) of Forest Department of Myanmar,
Ye-Twin-Kone Village, Hmawbi Township, Yangon Region, Myanmar

Tel. +95-9972578592