Informative meeting with the private forest owners (PFO’s) in Vrapciste
On February 25th 2019, in the village Vrapciste was held an informative meeting with the private forest owners (PFOs). 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 NAPFO's goals, activities and its role in policy processes (lobbying, representing etc.) to the participants. The PFOs also took active participation in the discussion with the current problems and challenges they are facing with regards to forestry and environmental issues.