Forest Action Network
Working for a prosperous and just society which manages its natural resources sustainably
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Our mission at Forest Action Network is:

To Work For People and Forests.

 
Vision

working for a prosperous and just society which manages its natural resources sustainably

Objectives

  • To enhance the capacity of Forest Action Network to sustainably deliver services to its stakeholders.
  • To advocate for an enabling environment for sustainable natural resource management policies.
  • To facilitate the participation of local communities and other interested parties in the implementation of their national forestry master plans.
  • To work closely with policy makers to establish ways in which communities living close to forests can benefit the forests, and how these communities can participate in the management of these forests.
  • To facilitate timely sharing of relevant information and natural resources management with stakeholders using relevant communication channels.
  • To build capacity/strengthen all stakeholders in natural resource management decision-making
  • To facilitate the production of radio programmes based on local communities' experience in natural resource management.
  • To document and archive available information on natural resource management networking structures.
  • To stimulate debate and keep track of emerging issues in natural resource management.
  • To facilitate networking on issues related to land tenure and common property in relation to the management of natural resources.
  • To contribute towards the implementation of natural resource management policies by all stakeholders.sawa
  • To bring together community- based organizations, researchers, foresters, policy makers and social scientists to enable them participate actively in the sustainable management of natural resources and address arising conflicts.

Core Values

While implementing the objectives, FAN strives to:

  • Foster transparency, accountability, honesty, integrity, fairness, and equity in the management of natural resources and all facets of human endeavor while carrying out its duties.
  • Cultivate ideals that are sensitive to all cultures, beliefs, races, ages, and gender in all its activities.
  • Promote environmentally friendly practices, especially sustainable management of natural resources and the environment in all its activities.
  • Promote professionalism, excellence, objectivity and non-partisanship when carrying out its duties.
  • Encourage collaboration, networking, teamwork and continuous upgrading of human skills among its stakeholders.