NGO “ForestCom” was founded in February 2020 with an intention to organize a professional team of supporters readies to play an important role in protection of valuable forests, improve the state of the environment, promote sustainable development and management of forestry, raise environmental awareness and living standards of communities, through the implementation of the best available initiatives. Our community includes experts in forestry, ecology, forest monitoring, law, sociology, urban forestry, urban landscaping, environmental education, community development, politics and other related fields. We develop and implement initiatives to protect unique natural habitats, strengthen sustainable green practices, sustainable development and national policy development to build the country in which we want to live. Since our founding in 2020, our team is growing. We develop and implement democratic ideas for a more transparent society, sustainable use of forest resources, ecosystem services that contribute to better protection of unique natural places.
We fight illegal logging and make every effort to mitigate the effects of climate change. Furthermore, we strive to build a community of like-minded people in which we respect, understand, and help each other, whose actions help to improve the forest sector in Ukraine and the environment in general. We have been determined to make even stronger impact on Forestry and other well-being sides of local Communities connected to nature. Our vision: our home planet Earth is a prosperous place where people enjoy life surrounded by rich on biodiversity beautiful nature. Our programs and activities are designed to be oriented at developing and implementing forestry and community engagement projects in and around the cities, over favorite natural landscapes, nationally, and internationally.
Our mission is to develop and implement good initiatives for positive change, for better nature and life of the Ukrainian communities and beyond involving fresh ideas, professional and science based approach, and other crosscutting concepts. ForestCom implements its mission through:
education and facilitation
civil capacity development
community oriented projects
sustainable urban and forestry initiatives
analytical and scientific projects
scientific and environmental activism partnerships
community and NGO`s partnerships