Association of Family Forest Owners, Nepal (AFFON) is; a common platform and umbrella organization for ensuring the tenure and usufruct rights of Family forest owners since 8th March, 2015 (B.S 2071/11/24). AFFON takes initiatives in contributing to the national slogan “Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali”. AFFON…Continue Reading
AFFON has submitted the position paper to Hon. Minister Pradeep Yadav, Ministry of Forest and Environment, demands the family forest owner's friendly provisions in the Forest Regulation 2079.Read More..
#TreePlantation On 16th August 2022, we were at Dhulikhel ward 11, where we continued the tree plantation campaign. Together with partners British Council (Nepal) and Green Intelligence, we distributed more than 2000 pant seedlings to the local farmers of Dhulikhel Ward no. 11.Read More..
Division Forest Office Ghorahi Dang said that 438 thousand 952 kg worth of herbs were exported from the national forest and private forest area. Most Timur has been exported from Dang. Look for the article in the link :- https://ujyaaloonline.com/story/73470/2022/7/30/export-of-241-thousand-kilos-of-timur-from-dang?fbclid=IwAR2I7DUm8WEqD2OApSCnT5LPVn-btTulZYjniwsfyz4uJ9VUEeVKU9WHFEMRead More..
On 30 July we were at Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, where the plantation campaign was continued in partnership with British Council Nepal, Green Intelligence, and the students from Environmental Science and Engineering, we planted 120 fruit trees within the university premises. Kathmandu University is an important…Read More..
Association of Family Forest Owners, Nepal had organized a plantation program with the support from Municipality and Division Forest Office where Timur plant and other high-value crops were planted in Tulsipur Ward 1, 3, and 4.Read More..
AFFON- Dang transported seeds from DFO office, Ghorahi to Tulsipur, Dang for the upcoming plantation program of FFF. So, here are a glimpse of the transportation of seeds in some photos mentioned below:-Read More..
On 1st July 2022/ 17th Ashad 2079 Dhulikhel Municipality with support from the Association of Family Forest Owners Nepal and The Green Intelligence started a campaign to plant 15,000 trees in the municipality. The inauguration program was successfully completed with the chairmanship of the AFFON's…Read More..
Association of Family Forest Owners, Nepal had organized a workshop in Sindhupalchowk district’s Barhabise Municipality where interaction related to family forest’s current state, challenges and opportunities was discussed between local government, family forest farmers and other stakeholders.Read More..
Thanks, for the government's decision made on behalf of the entire family of private forest farmers. In addition, AFFON's rights-oriented advocacy for farmers' rights will continue as always. Link:- https://www.onlinekhabar.com/2022/05/1135080?fbclid=IwAR0D_r4KK7eWgM_WWd0TfhKqbyGNhj-fESkO_dNG_5PPHJZ1GKz5pqwmZEYRead More..
CISU representation from Denmark had visited AFFON's project sites along with an interaction program with forest farmers and AFFON central team. Family forests in Gorkha were monitored and interacted with the AFFON team about the AFFON's initiations, achievements, and future focus.Read More..
AFFON and Global Evergreen Alliance representaive Dr. Jagadish Timsina went to the forest of Bhaktapur to discuss the family forest issues and future opportunities to help the farmers of the area.Read More..
AFFON organized a sub-metropolitan level meeting with the members of the cross-sectoral forum and other stakeholders at Tulsipur, Dang with the support from FFF. The program was done with the advisory of Mr Ghanshyam Pandey who is the mayor of Tulsipur and Mr Jog Raj…Read More..
On the occasion of AFFON’s 8th establishment day and 112th International Women’s Day, AFFON has organized a program on 8th March in Kathmandu. Honorable Ram Sahay Prasad Yadav, Forest and Environment Minister was the chief guest of the program where presentations on global scenario of…Read More..
Association of Family Forest Owners Nepal (AFFON) member Mr. Laxmi Bahadur Khadka, 65 years old resident of Baghkhor in Banke district, has established a model farm. Mr. Khadka has maintained the farm in 4 bighas (0.6482 ha) of his farmland. Masala ( ), Tik (Tectona…Read More..
Video Credit: Rajendra Bhatta Please follow the link below for further perusal: https://www.facebook.com/100009399210371/videos/2108378692818751/Read More..
A member of Family Forest Owners Nepal (AFFON) Banke has established a nursery of lahare pipal(Ficus religiosa) spread over two bighas of private land (0.8 ha). Mr.Yam Bahadur Khadka, recident of Chapaurgaudhi district of Banke(western Nepal), owner of the nursery, has grown about one lakh…Read More..
AFFON Banke organised plantation program during the first week of September. The plantation was mainly conducted in the Khaskusma VDC ward no.8 Chapargaudi (Banke district, western Nepal). 50 farmers planted 25ooo saplings of different species including Tik(Tectona grandis) , Masala (), Saal (Shorea robusta), bakaino…Read More..
AFFONs district Chapter Banke, organised an introductory mass meeting at Khajura Khurda VDC of Bake, Western Nepal, on 23rd April 2016. Family forest owners from the surrounding 9 VDCs marked their participation on the event with Mr Jog Raj Giri, Chairman AFFON as Chief Guest and…Read More..
(XIV WFC 2015): 7-11 September, 2015 Forests & People: Investing in a Sustainable Future The XIV World Forestry Congress hosted by the Republic of South Africa was the first to be held in Africa. The Congress brought together the global forestry community (inclusive participation with…Read More..
The one day intensive discussion program was jointly organized by AFFON and KIRDARC with the financial support of Multi Stakeholders Forestry Program on 13th of July 2015 at Uddhami Ghar, Buddhanagar, Kathmandu. The event had marked the presence of around 50 participants covering wide range…Read More..
Project title: Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) Programme Project background: Building on the work of the National Forest Programme (NFP) and the Growing Forest Partnership (GFP), a new global initiative called the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) is being implemented jointly by IUCN, the Food…Details
AFFON has been chiefly working with Danish Forestry Extension (DFE) since it's establishment phase. Danish Forestry Extension aims at contributing poverty reduction through responsible forest and local environment management. The program is being implemented in three countries, engaging with four partners through different program components.…Details