FECOFUN Publication

FECOFUN publishes different kinds of publication materials related to natural resources in general and community forestry in particular. These materials include books, diaries....
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FECOFUN Press Release

FECOFUN organized an interaction program in Kathmandu with an objective of taking all the stakeholders of community forestry at a place to make the poverty ....
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Mission

To encourage for proper utilisation and equitable distribution of resources available from community forests to improve the socio-economic condition of deprived community

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Policy Advocacy

Many natural resource management (NRM) groups have been formed and are functioning to manage the local forest and water resources in Nepal after the promulgation of

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Vision

Self-reliance and empowerment of community forest users, through the application of social and economic justice in the equitable use and sustainable

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Welcome to Our website !

The Federation of community Forestry Users Nepal (FECOFUN) is a formal network of Forest User Groups (FUGs) from all over Nepal. FECOFUN emerged from the idea that forest users from all parts of the country should be linked in order to strengthen the role of Users in policy making processes. Since its inception in July 1995 FECOFUN has grown into a social movement organization with about 8.5 million people represented all of whom are forest users. It is a national federation of forest users across Nepal dedicated to promoting and protecting users rights. The membership of FECOFUN are categorized into two types according to user groups involvement in natural resource management and use rights. Forest User Groups (FUGs) organized under the Forest Act-1993 of Nepal (provision relating to formation of CFUG) are eligible to become general members of .....

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Objectives

To promote cooperation and mutual good-will among FUGs through sharing of experiences and to maintain interrelationship between groups, between FUGs and FECOFUN, and also, between FUGs and other stakeholders.
To coordinate with Government agencies and other different non-government organizations to establish networks among interest-groups and to promote interrelationship between FUGs and related institutions.
To keep continued campaign, to ensure inclusiveness, social justice, good governance and deepen democracy in FUGs and within its organizational units.........

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