Partner organizations with diverse strengths and expertise support the implementation of ASFN activities under ASFCC. In phase 1 of ASFCC (2011-2013), implementation Partners currently include: the Center for People and Forests, RECOFTC, the Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme, NTFP-EP,Center for International Forestry Research, CIFOR, and ASFN Secretariat for coordination.
In the phase II, starting 2014, the World Agroforestry Center, ICRAF and Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture, SEARCA joined and strengthened the partnership.
Each Partner supports ASFN activities at the regional level and is assigned primary support roles in specific countries. The ASFN Secretariat which is hosted by Indonesia’s Ministry of Forestry coordinates ASFN activities, leads ASFCC communication and knowledge dissemination and maintains contact with Focal Points in Member States. Overall technical guidance is provided by an Advisor who works closely with the ASEAN and ASFN Secretariats and Partners, liaises with ASEAN Member States (AMS) through ASOF and represents ASFCC in strategic international forums.