Co-Chairs’ Summary : Third Dialogue on ILCF - Nepal Field Dialogue

On September 21–24, 2009, The Forests Dialogue (TFD) convened the second Field Dialogue of its Investing in Locally Controlled Forestry (ILCF) initiative in Kathmandu, Nepal. The dialogue brought together forty five participants representing a wide range of stakeholders, both Nepali and international, including indigenous peoples, small and family landowners, community forestry groups, environmental organizations, forest companies, intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) and research institutions to discuss how to improve and increase investment into locally controlled forestry. The meeting was hosted by the Federation of Community Forestry Users, Nepal (FECOFUN) and the Global Alliance of Community Forestry (GACF) together.