FAO Representation
Viet Nam

Announcement on the First Vietnam National Forum for Community Forestry (CF)

Announcement on the First Vietnam National Forum for Community Forestry (CF)

14 Apr 2014 -- A National Forum on Community Forestry will be organized by Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST), Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry (TUAF), FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), and RECOFTC – the Center for People and Forests. The forum will provide an opportunity for participants to:

Assess key success and lessons learnt of community forestry in the country;

Discuss ways forward to national roll-out of CF in Vietnam including identified key issues, challenges and opportunities

Identify and strengthen the roles of key actors involved in CF and encourage harmonization of future efforts and strategies

Develop a set of practical recommendations for CF implementation in Vietnam including procedural, regulatory, and institutional considerations with the presence of all stakeholders.

Date:            23-24 April, 2014

Venue:          Dong A Hotel, Nui Coc lake, Thai Nguyen province

Chair:           FAO and RECOFTC

Concept Note of the National Forum on Community Forestry