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Meeting with Minister of Forest and Environment
Meeting with Minister of Forest and Environment
Aug 16, 2022

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.    

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Plantation on Dhullikhel Ward no. 11 ( Dadagaun )
Plantation on Dhullikhel Ward no. 11 ( Dadagaun )
Aug 16, 2022

#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.

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241 thousands kilos of Timur has been exported from Dang in last year.
241 thousands kilos of Timur has been exported from Dang in last year.
Aug 04, 2022

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-btTulZYjniwsfyz4uJ9VUEeVKU9WHFEM

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Tree Plantation in Dhullikhel
Tree Plantation in Dhullikhel
Aug 04, 2022

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…

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Plantation Program in Tulsipur, Dang.
Plantation Program in Tulsipur, Dang.
Jul 10, 2022

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.

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Transporting seeds from Ghorahi Forest Division Forest Office to Tulsipur, Dang.
Transporting seeds from Ghorahi Forest Division Forest Office to Tulsipur, Dang.
Jul 06, 2022

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:-

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Inauguration program of  15000 tree plantation campaign by planting 200 trees at Dhulikhel Recreational Park.
Inauguration program of 15000 tree plantation campaign by planting 200 trees at Dhulikhel Recreational Park.
Jul 03, 2022

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…

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Interaction Workshop between AFFON, Family Forest Farmers, Stakeholders and Local Government.
Interaction Workshop between AFFON, Family Forest Farmers, Stakeholders and Local Government.
Jun 10, 2022

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.

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Government” Now trees on the private land can be sold like agricultural crops.
Government” Now trees on the private land can be sold like agricultural crops.
Jun 02, 2022

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_5PPHJZ1GKz5pqwmZEY

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Monitoring and Interaction Program with CISU
Monitoring and Interaction Program with CISU
Apr 07, 2022

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.

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Discussion and Field visit with Global Evergreen Alliance
Discussion and Field visit with Global Evergreen Alliance
Mar 24, 2022

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.      

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Sub-metropolitan level meetings with the members of cross-sectoral forum and other stakeholders.
Sub-metropolitan level meetings with the members of cross-sectoral forum and other stakeholders.
Mar 17, 2022

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…

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“AFFON DAY” 8th Year Anniversary
“AFFON DAY” 8th Year Anniversary
Feb 23, 2022

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…

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A 65 years old manages a model farm!
Apr 11, 2020

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…

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A beautiful Family Forest in Jhapa !
A beautiful Family Forest in Jhapa !
Feb 18, 2020

Video Credit: Rajendra Bhatta Please follow the link below for further perusal: https://www.facebook.com/100009399210371/videos/2108378692818751/

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Woes of being forest farmer!
Woes of being forest farmer!
Feb 16, 2020

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…

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Banke observed plantation!
Banke observed plantation!
Feb 16, 2020

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…

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AFFONs District Chapters getting functional!
AFFONs District Chapters getting functional!
Feb 16, 2020

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…

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AFFON at XIV WFC 2015 (7-11 September, 2015)
AFFON at XIV WFC 2015 (7-11 September, 2015)
Feb 16, 2020

(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…

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Kachahari on Pro-poor Forest Governance: Issues and Challenges
Kachahari on Pro-poor Forest Governance: Issues and Challenges
Feb 16, 2020

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…

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