The ASEAN Social Forestry Network (ASFN) is a government-driven social forestry network that links government forestry policy-makers directly with members of the civil society, research organizations, academia, the private sectors and experts of related fields,- all sharing the common grounds to vision the growth of social forestry in all ASEAN Member Countries.
Launched at the ASEAN Senior Officials on Forestry (ASOF) in August 2005, ASFN is the first and largest government-driven social forestry network in Southeast Asia.
What are ASFN objectives?
With the support of the ASFN-Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change, ASFN aims to achieve the following OBJECTIVES:
1: Social forestry approaches developed and integrated into the climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies of ASEAN and its Member States.
2: Socio-economic benefits realized from the inclusion of communities, women and vulnerable groups in social forestry and climate change adaptation and mitigation