The 4th Working Group Meeting for the Establishment of the AFoCO Regional Education and Training Centre in Myanmar under the Landmark Program2017-08-02



The 4th Working Group (WG) Meeting for the Establishment of the AFoCO Regional Education and Training Centre (RETC) in Myanmar under the Landmark Program was held on 27 June 2017 in Hmawbi, Yangon, Myanmar.


The Secretariat and the Forest Department of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation of Myanmar discussed the RETC's construction progress and operation plan including education and training courses.


The progress of RETC construction reached 43 percent in June 2017. According to the construction plan, the RETC will be completed by the end of 2017.


For the operation of the Centre from 2018, the Secretariat proposed staffs, work assignments, and core training courses for forest fire management, forest rehabilitation and community based forest management. Further discussions will be made at the 5th WG Meeting to be held in October 2017 in Seoul, Korea.

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