RECOFTC library

RECOFTC library

Free and open to all, the RECOFTC's Community Forestry library houses more than 8,000 publications and digital materials.

Visit the RECOFTC Knowledge Center Database

The RECOFTC library catalog allows readers to search our library contents online. 

Located at RECOFTC's Bangkok headquarters on the campus of Kasetsart University, the RECOFTC Community Forestry library hosts a comprehensive collections of books and publications on community forestry, rural development, natural resource management, and similar topics.

The library in Bangkok has 8,460 titles (including books, videos, journals and managzines) on community forestry, forest management, agroforestry, natural resources management and rural development etc. mainly in English and Thai language. Our average annual library visitors comprise mainly of Thai students, lecturers, government officers, and NGOs.


RECOFTC library is a specialized library that features materials on community forestry and natural resource management with the aim to be a regional resource reference center for people working on community forestry and related sectors. 


Information on available reference materials is stored on a database that allows retrieval of call numbers, abstracts, titles, authors, publishers, and so on. Visit the online library catalogue for more information.


Opening Hours for the General Public

Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30–16:30
Closed: Weekends and Thai public holidays
Charge: Free
Location: 1st floor of RECOFTC's Building 2, Kasetsart University, Phaholyothin Road, Bangkok


Online Resources

To search the the library catalog,  click here.


RECOFTC also offers a monthly updatebon community forestry news, publications, events, commentary, job listings, and more in our monthly People and Forests e-News. You can sign up here free of charge. Our Publications page also has an archive of RECOFTC resources, which you can browse by date or topic.


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