Bringing people together to sustainably manage their forest landscapes in Asia.

Model Forest partners

Model Forest stakeholders and partners perform critical functions, primarily at the local and national levels, including:large_participants to the M&E training

  • Local education, communications and promotion
  • Developing and maintaining participatory governance structures
  • Defining stakeholder priorities, such as poverty alleviation and biodiversity conservation
  • Program development and project management
  • Financial administration
  • Research and capacity-building
  • Developing links with policy
  • International networking and knowledge sharing

Below is a list of partners found in Lin’anKodaguMargowitanKyotoCarood WatershedUlot Watershed and Ngao Model Forests (listed alphabetically by country):

Lin’an Model Forest, China

  • Chinese Academy of Forestry
  • Zejiang Forestry and Agricultural College
  • Lin’an Forestry Bureau
  • Lin’an Seedling Garden and Research Institute
  • 38 farmer cooperatives
  • Tianmu National Park / Biosphere Reserve
  • Baisha Ecotourism Village

Kodagu Model Forest, India

  • Agricultural Scientists Forum of Kodagu (ASFK)
  • Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad
  • Coffee Board, Bangalore
  • College of Forestry, Ponnampet
  • Coorg Wildlife Society, Madikeri
  • Kodagu Zilla Devakad Takkamukyasthara Mahamandali, Madikeri
  • Skanda Coffee Company, Bangalore
  • Tata Coffee Ltd, Pollibetta
  • The Coorg Foundation, Pollibetta
  • Kodira A. Kushalapa IFS (Retd)
  • Shri K.G.Uthappa, Advocate

Margowitan Model Forest, Indonesia

  • Perhum Perhutani (state-owned forest company)
  • Ministry of Forestry
  • Farmer cooperatives
  • Municipalities of Madiun, Ponorogo, Ngawi and Magetan

Kyoto Model Forest, Japan

  • Kyoto Prefecture
  • 90 industry partners
  • 200 individuals
  • 5 research / academic institutions
  • 20 NGOs
  • 71 local cooperatives and associations
  • 27 local governments

Carood Watershed Model Forest, Philippines

  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
  • Provincial government of Bohol (BEMO)
  • Municipalities of Alicia, Candijay, Guindulman, Pilar, Mabini, and Ubay
  • VSO Bahaginan
  • Bohol State University
  • 14 People’s Organizations (PO)
  • Environmental Science for Social Change (ESSC)

Ulot Watershed Model Forest, Philippines

  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
  • VSO Bahaginan
  • Department of Tourism, Region 8
  • UN Development Program (UNDP)
  • Philippine Army
  • 10 People’s Organizations (PO)

Ngao Model Forest, Thailand

  • Royal Thai Forest Department
  • Ngao District government
  • Siam Cement Factory
  • Jae Sorn National Park
  • Ban Nong Hiang Community Forest
  • Ban Huai Tak Community Forest
  • Ban Had Chieo Community Forest
  • Ban Nam Long Community Forest
  • Ban Hang Nuea Community Forest
  • Ban Dong Community Forest
  • Ban Pan Tai Community Forest
  • Ban Mae Ngao Tai Community Forest
  • Ban Pong Community Forest
  • Ban Pong Community Woman’s Group
  • Medicinal Plant Processing Group