First International Workshop of PLANFOR-27 April-1 May 2017


First International Workshop of PLANFOR- 27 April-1 May 2017  

PLANFOR-The Platform of the Associations of Nature and Forestry

The Workshop is going to be organised at Hotel Elvin De Luxe

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Date: 27 April-1 May 2017  

Venue: Elvin De Luxe

Draft Agenda and Related Documenst






Additional Information

April 27, 2017 Thursday


Arrival to Antalya and Workshop Venue








April 28, 2017 Friday


Opening Speeches



 Speech Text of İsmail Belen

İsmail Belen-Speech of Opening Ceremony-28 April 11:00-11:30

Signing Ceremony of the New Members


Press Conference

NGOs Representatives


Lunch  and Friday Pray




April 28, 2017 Friday


Presentations of the Members

  1. AlbaForest-
  2. Beekeepers Union of the Sarajevo Canton
  3. Forestry Association of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina-
  4. Green Turkey Foresters Association-
  5. Kyrgyz Association of Forest and Land Users
  6. Ordu Provincial Beekeepers Association (A member of Turkish Association of Beekeepers)-   or
  7. OSTİM Renewable Energy and Environmental Technology Cluster-
  8. Öz Orman İş  (Forestry Workers Trade Union)-
  9. Soil Science Society of Turkey-SSST-
  10. The Foundation of the People Caring for the Future -CARFU-
  11. The Nature Conservation Center-DKM-
  12. The Turkish World Parliamentary Association-TDPV-
  13. Turkey Forest Products Industrialists And Business Association -
  14. The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB)-Turkish Forestry Products Council
  15. Union of Agriculture and Forestry Workers-TOÇBİRSEN-


16:00-16:30Coffee Break

16:30-17:30 Review of Founding Cooperation Agreement of 1 June 2016

 Examples from NGO Strategic Plans -

Review and Approval of DOST Platform Draft Strategic Plan and Draft Action Plan


 29th April, Saturday, 2017  

   10:00-11:00  Examples of NGO Projects and Supporting Institutions from Turkey and the World

11:00-12:30  Review of Possible Project Proposals


12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Detailing Project Proposals

30th April, Sunday, 2017

10:00-12:30  Detailing Project Proposals and Preparing for Application

12:30-13:30 Lunch

14:00-18:00 Field Trip

19:00 Overall Evaluation of the Workshop and Closing

 May 1, 2017 Monday

Departure from the hotel




The establishment of the Platform and the signing ceremony of the cooperation agreement was held on June 1, 2016 Wednesday at Sarajevo University Faculty of Forestry (

The Link of Signing Ceremony: Nine NGO from three countries establishes PLANFOR or

For more information:

The areas of cooperation designated as follows:

  • a)      Natural resources management
  • b)      Sustainable Forest Management (including collaborative forest landscape restoration)
  • c)      Sustainable Land Management, Land Degradation Neutrality
  • d)      Rural development, agriculture, livestock, beekeeping, hunting and pasture management
  • e)      Environment, climate change and biodiversity
  • f)       Water management
  • g)      Disaster management
  • h)      Energy (with focus on renewable and solar energy)
  • i)       Tourism (with emphasis on eco-tourism)
  • j)       Development
  • k)      Children and youth nature education and
  • l)      Other fields and topics of interest for any of the Parties of this Memorandum.


In order to prepare the strategic plan, work plan, possible project proposals of the PLANFOR, The Foundation of the People Caring for Future (CARFU) prepared a project and submit to Sivil Düşün EU Programme and the partners  like TOÇBİRSEN and Oz Orman İş Trade Unioun.



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