Commonwealth NGOs
related to forestry

bullet1 KENYA

bullet2 Forest Action Network

P.O Box 380-00517

Uhuru Gardens

House No. 36, Muiri Lane




Type:  NGO   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  central


FAN has got the following objectives:  To enhance the capacity of Forest Action Network to sustainably deliver services to its stakeholders.

-To advocate for an enabling environment for sustainable natural resource management policies.

-To facilitate the participation of local communities and other interested parties in the implementation of their national forestry master plans.

-To work closely with policy makers to establish ways in which communities living close to forests can benefit the forests, and how these communities can participate in the management of these forests.

-To facilitate timely sharing of relevant information and natural resources management with stakeholders using relevant communication channels.

-To build capacity/strengthen all stakeholders in natural resource management decision-making

-To facilitate the production of radio programmes based on local communities’ experience in natural resource management.

-To document and archive available information on natural resource management networking structures.

-To stimulate debate and keep track of emerging issues in natural resource management.

-To facilitate networking on issues related to land tenure and common property in relation to the management of natural resources.

-To contribute towards the implementation of natural resource management policies by all stakeholders.

-To bring together community- based organizations, researchers, foresters, policy makers and social scientists to enable them participate actively in the sustainable management of natural resources and address arising conflicts.