How can local communities in the Asia Pacific region gain better control over the resources they depend on?
The first year of the 2004-2009 Strategic Plan saw much greater and systematic efforts on regional and international partnerships - including collaboration with national government
and non-governmental institutions. At the same time, organizational expansion required some restructuring and more robust planning and management systems. RECOFTC's role as a non-partisan facilitator of improved community forestry has been enhanced; with a strong focus on learning processes to strengthen the capacity of stakeholders.