This year is RECOFTC's 30th anniversary. Throughout the year, we are celebrating people who are bringing about positive changes for people and forests by highlighting their active involvement in community forestry.
Watch their videos.
Using participatory approaches to address conflict in Viet Nam
Nguyen Khac Lam, from the Nghe An Forest Protection and Development Fund, uses participatory and bottom up approaches in transforming forest conflict. Over the years, Khac Lam has attended many RECOFTC trainings which have contributed to his ability to effectively manage conflict in forested landscapes in Vietnam.
Ibu Ida sparks conversations in Indonesia
Kusdamayanti, or Ida, is a trainer at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, in Indonesia. Ida’s learning journey as a trainer transformed her from a conventional lecturer to an experienced participatory facilitator who has enhanced the effectiveness of the Minstry’s training programmes and mobilized local communities to participate in forest management.