Vision, Mission & Objectives


Sustainable development and conserved natural resources in Lebanon.



The Association for Forests, Development and Conservation (AFDC) strives to achieve sustainable development and conserve natural resources especially forests through the application of the principles of integrated management and building technical and scientific capacities, advocacy and awareness in partnership with the local communities, public and private sectors.



AFDC's objectives include:

  • Foster sustainable management of natural resources & enhance Lebanon’s resilience to climate change.
  • Contribute to sustainable development goals through building resilient and prosperous communities.
  • Build the knowledge of the public and raise awareness on environmental issues.
  • Create a positive attitude towards the environment among young generations.
  • Position AFDC as a major reference in conservation and sustainable development.
  • Improve internal and public knowledge about best practices in AFDC working areas mainly the forestry sector.
  • Encouraging youth involvement and participation in development practices including working towards the establishment of youth centers and hostels.