Commonwealth NGOs
related to forestry

bullet1 BOTSWANA

bullet2 Forestry Association of Botswana

Extension 4, Plot 425 Mokgosi Close

P.O. Box 2088





Type:  NGO   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  central


Mission statement: "To improve the life of Batswana through forestry work in Research, Education, Extension and lobbying; laying emphasis on partnerships with disadvantaged citizens and communities".

Overall objectives: To work in partnership with disadvantaged individuals and communities to improve their living standards through forestry and other environmental activities.

 -To promote ecologically sound indigenous forest management practices through research and extension work.

 -To promote the advancement of public awareness and education on the importance of tree planting, with emphasis on indigenous species.

 -To encourage among communities sustainable utilisation of natural woodlands and maintenance of biological diversity.

 -To actively assist and co-operate with government, private sector, and non-governmental organisations involved in forestry and environmental management and lobby as the need arises.

 -To act as a focal point for all non-governmental forestry activities in Botswana.