fea together with the partner organisation Danish Forestry Extension (DFE) is in Phase II of the Program entitled "Empowering Communities through Democratic Management of Natural Resources" along with other three partners from Vietnam and Nepal.

The Program leads to strengthen the synergy between partners as well as the capacity of each partner.

Program is funded by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Civil Society in Development (CISU) which is an independent association of 280+ small and medium-sized Danish Civil Society Organisations (CSOs).

Source of funding: DANIDA/CISU

Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Period: 2019 - 2021


Purpose of the Program is that the Central Bosnia Canton (CBC) Private Forestry Association, established  during phase I of the Project, covers all 12 municipalities in the CBC and improves the skills to provide advisory services for responsible natural resource management, revenue generation and advocacy for local and national level officials for equal access to natural resources.


  • Development of the training materials on property legal issues of private forest parcels as well as development of online platform for training on property legal issues of private forest parcels

  • Training of members of the Administrative / Supervisory Board of the Association for Documentation Preparation of Project Proposals and Applications on Project Calls and Tenders

  • Organization of meeting with Cantonal Forestry Administration and representatives of all 12 municipalities (focal or contact points) on semiannual basis and organisation of afforestation action in cooperation with Cantonal Forestry Administration

  • Development  and implementation of Advocacy Plan for Phase 2

  • Development of Feasibility study for the mobilization and usage of biomass from private forests in CBC

  • Identification of gaps within the scope of relevant institutions from the aspect of providing advisory and other services to private forest owners.


  • Networking and Communication

  • Stakeholder participation

  • Capacity building

  • Preparation of guidance documents

  • Training

  • Cooperation

  • Knowledge transfer

  • Event organisation

  • Awareness raising

  • Advocacy

Scoping Study for Commercial and Sustainable Private Forest Management in the Canton Sarajevo

Sustainable Private Forest Management in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina 



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