We plant trees, we help GOD to help human's life on supplying oxygen

Indonesia - 26 April, 2013

We plant trees, we help GOD to help human's life on supplying oxygen

“If we re-planting trees in the forest, it means we help our Earth in supplying oxygen for human’s life. Then it mean we help GOD.” The statement above was said by Herman Hading from Watudiran Village, one of participants in Training on Institutional Strengthened for Farmer Groups of Community Forest in...

1st ASFN Exchange Program

News - 20 February, 2013

1st ASFN Exchange Program

Learning Visit:  Lesson Learned Exchanges among Communities and Governments of ASFN Member States on Successful Keys of Social Forestry in context Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation    In the objectives of ASEAN Social Forestry Network (ASFN) there are •Promote good policy and practice for social forestry •Establish and strengthen ASFN information and communication systems •Promote...

Internship of Sikka Community Forest (HKm) in Lombok Tengah, Indonesia

Indonesia - 11 January, 2013

Internship of Sikka Community Forest (HKm) in Lombok Tengah, Indonesia

ASFN Secretariat together with Directorate of Social Forestry Development Ministry of Forestry Republic Indonesia and Watershed Management Agency of Dodokan Moyosari Lombok have organized Internship of Sikka Community Forest (Hutan Kemasyarakatan / HKm) in Batukliang, Lombok Tengah, Indonesia. The Internship was held on 26 September – 2 October 2012. The...

Indonesia - 11 January, 2013

Formulate the idea of ​​sustainable rattan certification in Kutai Barat

Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme (NTFP-EP) Indonesia Programme collaborated with Local Government Forestry Unit/LGFU of Kutai Barat (Kubar) District, Local Government Industry, Trade and Cooperation Unit / LGITC and WWF Indonesia have conducted a Workshop of Scheme and System of Rattan Sustainable Certification on 10 January 2013. The aim of...

Country Report 2012 of Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam - 24 October, 2012

Country Report 2012 of Brunei Darussalam

    Country Report 2012  FORESTRY DEPARTMENT of BRUNEI DARUSSALAM   Regarding to the 6th ASFN Annual Meeting in Cambodia on 14-15 June 2012, each ASEAN Member State informed the Meeting on each status and development on Social Forestry in each respective country. Brunei Darussalam in the precious opportunity has delivered and presented its Country Report...

Technical Meeting on Regional Websites

News - 20 October, 2012

Technical Meeting on Regional Websites

There are many information and knowledge related to development of Social Forestry and Forest Product in ASEAN. Those information and knowledge need to be shared to stakeholder who has strategic interest on Social Forestry and Forest Product. Website is one of the tools to share information and knowledge.  ASFN has developed...

Cambodia - 14 September, 2012

Sub Decree on Community Forestry Management of Cambodia

The Royal Government of Cambodia hereby decides; CHAPTER 1GENERAL PROVISIONSArticle 1: This Sub-Decree aims at determining rules for the establishment, management and use of community forests throughout the Kingdom of Cambodia.Article 2: The objectives of this Sub-Decree include the following:-    To implement the Forestry Law and other legislation regarding Local Community...

"Strengthening community-based forestry in Viet Nam" project

Viet Nam - 14 September, 2012

"Strengthening community-based forestry in Viet Nam" project

Nguyễn Thị Hồng Lý, Department of Forest Development, VNFOREST Since early 1991, Viet Nam has made efforts to introduce non-state enterprises to engage in forest management and innovations for securing benefits from national forests. In 1999, the Vietnam Government issued Decree No. 163/1999/ND-CP, which provided guidance for the allocation and leasing...

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Community based sustainable use of natural resources in Vietnam

Community based sustainable use of natural resources in Vietnam

  Tram Chim National Park is one of two wetland preservation...

Celebration Forest For People ASFN 2011

Celebration Forest For People ASFN 2011

The theme for the International Year of Forests is particularly...

Engaging Community Forestry in Vietnam: A Story from Lang Son

Engaging Community Forestry in Vietnam: A Story from Lang Son

Forest-dependent people are largely missing out on new wealth generated...