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Activities
  1.  submit resolution/petition regarding forest royalty discrimination  to Chief Minister(CM) signed by SAFI members, MPAs, MNAs, local councilors, and other relevant persons and civil  society organizations urging CM to implement Provincial Assembly resolution regarding equalizing forest royalty in Malakand Division.
  2.  organize consultative meeting with lawyers to discuss legal aspects of royalty issue in Swat.
  3.  outsource a study to evaluate royalty case- pros and corns (Consultant will submit evaluation report to SAFI)
  4.  Organize media seminar on the royalty issue
  5.  develop and disseminate poster and leaflet on royalty issue
  6.  Identify a lawyer who can take the royalty case without fee.
  7.  organize JFM local meetings
  8.  organize divisional workshop
  9.  organize Provincial JFM roundtable meeting
  10.  strengthen JFM union in Hazara and Malakand
  11. Draft Joint Forest Amendment bill to enhance the role and responsibilities of JFMCs and by making them more effective and participatory; this will be followed by consultations with other civil society members including parliamentarians.
  12.  organize capacity building training on REDD for SAFI provincial council
  13.  organize 4 capacity building workshops (2 in Hazara and 2 in Malakand) on REDD
  14.  organize 4 policy dialogues on REDD
  15.  organize media seminar on REDD
  16.  organize awareness raising activities
  17.  Organize SAFI local meetings
  18.  organize SAFI quarterly meetings
  19.  organize networking meetings
  20.  organize lobbying meetings with Forest department
  21.  increase women membership
  22.  Document SAFI's Financial and decision making policy
  23.  conduct survey on the role of women in forestry
  24.  Formation of SAFI  women group
SAFI 2015-16
  1. Indicator: SAFI to use advocacy, mobilization and litigation to assist communities to increase forest royalty from 60% to 80% and equalize royalty rights in the Malakand Division. Progress tracked through numbers of people mobilized in understanding their conservation based rights and increases in royalty.
  2. Indicator 1: SAFI to use advocacy, mobilization and litigation to assist communities to increase forest royalty from 60% to 80% and equalize royalty rights in Malakand Division.
 
  1. Indicator: SAFI to enable communities to strengthen their role in forest management by seeking  amendments to the Forest Ordinance 2002 and the JFM Community Participation Rules 2004 enhancing the role and responsibilities of JFMCs and by making them more effective and participatory. Progress tracked through policy or legal reform and set up of effective JFMCs with increased community participation
 
  1. Indicator 2: SAFI to enable communities to strengthen their role in JFM and government is influenced to adopt people and environment friendly policies and decision making
 
  1. Indicator: SAFI to enable communities to participate in REDD related projects and policies through mobilization, advocacy and dialogue with a view towards protecting their rights. REDD is UN Project with the government providing financial incentives for forest management. Progress measured by examples of when community’s interests and consent taken into account in REDD implementation.
 
  1. Indicator3: SAFI to help communities to develop better understanding on REDD through capacity building events, dialogues and advocacy with a view towards protecting people’s rights through promoting more democratic and accountable system of REDD
  2. Indicator:Strengthen and revitalize SAFI as an organization, increase its membership base, expand in other areas. Initiate women membership and establish SAFI women committees at village level in select villages. Progress measured by number of new SAFI members in different areas and number of women membership and committees formed.
  3. Indicator 4: SAFI to evolve and put in-place more democratic organizational decision making structure, financial procedures and accountability mechanisms.
 
  1. Indicator:  Assistcommunities to respect, streamline and protect women forest rights by mobilizing and amending customary laws. Progress will be measured by the number of resolutions passed by village committees to show greater respect for women’s rights and entitling forest women to receive forest royalty.