Did you know 72% of people in rural areas throughout the Asia-Pacific region live in extreme poverty? And are you aware hundreds of millions of poor people depend on forests for their livelihoods?
Do you recognize that these poor people are managing and protecting forests not only for their own basic needs but also for the world, society and you?
Are you curious as to how they manage forests and contribute to national and international challenges such as hunger and poverty reduction?
The Executive Study Tour offers the following opportunities:
RECOFTC welcomes executive and senior management from all sectors who have an interest in natural resource management and community development.
Venue: Ban Huai Hin Dam Community Forest, Dan Chang District, Suphanburi Province, Thailand
Date: 12 October 2012
Time schedule: 7.00 a.m. leave from RECOFTC, Bangkok and 7.00 p.m. return to RECOFTC
Fee: US$ 230 (including lunch & dinner and transportation cost to the site)
Application deadline: September 2012
For more information, please contact Ms. Kanchana Wiset, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel. +662 (0) 940 – 5700 ext. 4126