WHO WE ARE
The organization fea was established in 2007 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as a regional non-governmental organization, with the main purpose of advancing the state of environment and forests in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region. Since fea’s inception, the guiding principle of our work has been to support authorities and communities, as well as the private sector, in the responsible use of natural resources in accordance with the legitimate demands of society.
We have provided practical professional support for a number of development initiatives. We have also prepared planning and implementing documents for several development initiatives focused on nature protection, local community development. In addition, our members have conducted applied research to support informed decision-making.
If your plan is for one year plant rice. If your plan is for ten years plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years educate children. - Confucius
fea’s ultimate goal is to help build societies that responsibly manage their natural resources.
Tools for Action
Participatory approaches to planning and managemen
International/regional cooperation and networking
Founded in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with the scope of activities within the South East Europe, and interest representation and networking in Central and Easter Europe.
UNCCD CSO Network
GEF NGO Network
United Nations Global Compact
Sustainable development and sustainable natural resource management (forestry, waters, and land)
Implementation of the international environmental conventions (CBD, UNCCD, UNCCC)
Women and youth empowerment
Code of Conduct
Best Practice Guidelines for Sustainable Land Management in the Municipalities in Serbia
This guide contains practical and applicable steps for the implementation of Sustainable Land Management and Land Management Neutrality concepts at local level in the Republic of Serbia.
Step Forward -
Developing and Upgrading the Leadership Skills Among Young People
This brochure represents a set of valuable advices for young leaders and entrepreneurs.
Think like a wise man, but communicate in the langugage of the people. - William Butler Yeats
The Values of National Parks
The brochure is one of the products of awareness-raising-campaigns of the values and positive effects of protected forest and mountain areas in BiH, their importance for the life and our future, opportunities and potentials of protected areas in accordance with the principles of sustainable development.