Project Application Guidelines
APFNet supports projects to pilot and demonstrate forest restoration approaches, SFM and multifunctional forestry practices, to conduct research in relevant forestry-related areas, to support forestry policy development and improvement, and to build capacity for forest officials to on-the-ground practitioners. These focus areas can be combined with each other to build synergies within one project.
Project types and durationSmall Project A project that seeks funds from APFNet not exceeding USD 100,000 and is to be completed within 24 months. The funding allocated to those projects mainly responds to urgent needs of the members or supports research that is directly related to APFNet priorities. Small project identification adopts a one-step approval process, and the Concept Note shall be submitted to the APFNet Executive Director for approval.
EligibilityGovernment Agencies, organizations, NGOs, academic institutes, and social groups from APFNet member and/or observer economies and organizations, which are committed to sustainable forest management in APFNet's geographic focus areas and recommended by the APFNet Council Representatives (CR) can apply for APFNet project grant. The APFNet CR coordinates all APFNet-related activities within an economy, they review project ideas, check against eligibility criteria and ensure the recommended project is consistent with the priorities in their economy. Any project to be submitted for approval requires a Letter of Endorsement signed by the CR of project target economy.
Project ApplicationAPFNet Call for Projects is published regularly on its website and circulated to all members. There are two stages to each project appraisal and approval process:
For more details, please refer toThe APFNet Manual for Project Identification, Implementation and Management (PIIM)
Contact information and mailing addressMs. Mei Xuerong (firstname.lastname@example.org)