Informative meeting with the private forest owners (PFO’s) in Tearce
On January 28, in village Tearce was held the first informative meeting with the private forest owners (PFO’s). The meeting was started by project coordinator Daniel Gjenchevski who introduced the participants with the REFORD association and the project: “Private Forests for positive changes in the Polog region” (5P). Afterword the president of the National Association of Private Forest Owners (NAPFO), Mr. Vojo Sokolovski, introduced the participants about the NAPFO goals, activities, role in policy processes (lobbying, representing etc.). The PFOs also took active participation in the discussion with the current problems and challenges they are facing with in regards to forestry and environmental issues.