ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry

The ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG SF) is a government driven social forestry network in Southeast Asia.

The ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG SF) is a transformation of the ASEAN Social Forestry Network (ASFN), a government driven social forestry network in Southeast Asia, with main goal to strengthen ASEAN Cooperation in Social Forestry through the sharing of information and knowledge. The AWG-SF is an ASEAN Working Group that reports to the ASEAN Senior Officials on Forestry.

The Working Group has an extended objectives and scope of work from the initial ten years of the ASFN that links the government forestry policy-makers directly with other network members from civil society, research organizations, academia, private sector and experts of related fields – all who share a vision of seeing social forestry grow in ASEAN Member States.

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A Knowledge Tree for social forestry

The Knowledge Tree is an online platform providing a rich source of information about and guidance on implementing efficient, equitable and effective social forestry practices in Southeast Asia.

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ASEAN-Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change

This article summarises the ASFCC programme that has developed and integrated social forestry approaches into the climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies of ASEAN and the member states.

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