Forest Action Network
Working for People and Forests

2nd World Congress on Agroforestry

Date: 23 – 28 August
Venue: Nairobi, Kenya

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FAN Moves to New Home

A few months shy of its 15th birthday, FAN has achieved a great milestone in its growth by finally acquiring and occupying its own premises.
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The national land policy might yet see the light of day! This follows its approval by cabinet in June and all that remains is for parliament give the final nod.More >>

Fifty one months since it began, the EMPAFORM programme officially wound up on the 30th of June, 2009. The civil society strengthening programme commenced implementation in the 3 East African countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania in April 2005. More >>
The National Alliance of Community Forest Associations (NACOFA) recently had a workshop aimed at crafting a strategic plan to guide the umbrella group for the next few years. The forum was organized by through the EMPAFORM programme and ran for three days.

During the workshop facilitated by Dr. Thuita Thenya and Michael Gachanja, both key figures in forest management, the members looked afresh at the alliance’s focus with an eye on positioning it for a central role in the ongoing forestry sector reforms. The members redefined the mission, vision and objectives of the alliance as well as charting a new strategic direction.