OISCA Children's Forest Program


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CFP Honduras

Children's Forest Program (CFP) is an international program that educates school children and communities about the environment through tree planting and other related environmental activities.

Spreading Far

Started in 1991, CFP is flourishing now to involve more than 5,080 schools in 36 countries and territories, in which schoolchildren and community members have planted more than 7.4 million trees.

 

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Growing Tall

CFP participating schools earnestly share their monthly reports on their environmental activities, events and accomplishments.

 

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Planting Together

Supporters from around the world have helped CFP educate children about the environment. CFP schoolchildren also participate in the global campaigns of UNEP's Green Wave.

 

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Freshly Planted News

Wed

27

Feb

2019

2019.2  Malaysia 1

A lot of delicious vegetables were made!
A lot of delicious vegetables were made!

Activities that make use of the learned knowledge

 

This school is in Sabah state. The school has continued activity positive with OISCA since 2013. They have focused on Planting tree in the school and organic farming, 3R campaign. They were taught about rule of wasting separation by OISCA coordinator.

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Wed

27

Feb

2019

2019.2 Malaysia 2

I hope to have lots of fruits.
I hope to have lots of fruits.

Aiming for a comfortable school

 

SK Ladang Sapong is located in Sabah state. There are no trees in the schoolyard and they were worried about exhaust gas. In 2017, They participated in the "CFP" with the desire to make the environment where children can concentrate on studying , and also want local people to be interested in the environment.

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Wed

27

Feb

2019

2019.2 China・Inner Mongolia 2

Participating Children forest program

 

Xilinhot No.6 High School is located in Xilinhot city in inner Mongolian Autonomous Region eastern part and there are 5,060 students. This school opened in 1993 and relatively new school. The school has done advanced education as model school of region.

 

They are interested in environmental conservation and greening. They focus on environmental education so that they are received recommendation by local government.

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Wed

27

Feb

2019

2019.2 China・Inner Mongolia 1

Student Volunteer thinks about environmental issues

 

School of Foreign Languages Shanxi Normal University is located in Northwest China in the ancient capital Xi'an. The University focuses on education. The university has English and Russian courses besides Japanese, and graduates are employed in Japanese companies in the northwest area.

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Fri

22

Feb

2019

CFP goodwill Ambassador came back to Japan after 18 years

The warmth of the Japanese people is still the same

 

Every year, OISCA conducts a unique project named “Children’s Goodwill Ambassadors” under the Children’s Forest Program (CFP) inviting to Japan a few children from the Asian and Pacific countries for visiting various places related to forest development and environmental conservation as well as for carrying out exchange activities with Japanese children.

In October 2018, Mr. Jan Lester Bisco, a Filipino who is now working as a financial analyst in a communications company in Manila, visited Japan for the first time in 18 years.

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Thu

21

Feb

2019

2019.2 Myanmar

Children’s Forest Program (CFP) in Myanmar

Teaching materials on environmental education compiled, expected to contribute to further reinvigoration of activities at participating schools

Yesagyo Township, Magway Region where DOA-OISCA Agroforestry Training Center is located, is in the harsh climatic conditions with the annual average rainfall of 500mm. Moreover, deforestation is progressing due to over-felling of forests for firewood. Against this background, OISCA, considering that teaching materials and opportunities for raising awareness of the youth on environmental conservation are lacking, has carried out for two years since January 2017 environmental education including tree planting activities in getting the support of the “Toyota Grant Program for Environmental Activities of Toyota Motor Corporation. 

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Fri

08

Feb

2019

2019.2 Fiji

Group photo before planting activity
Group photo before planting activity

CFP 2018 Eco Camp in Fiji

OISCA Fiji organized Eco Camp at Natutale Primary School, located in southern part of Viti Levu Island, Fiji. The three-day camp from 4 Dec. – 6 Dec. 2018 was participated in by 50 schoolchildren including pupils from Natutale Primary, Nasivikoso Primary and Namataku District Schools. It also involved the police station of Keiasi.

 

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Mon

28

Jan

2019

2019.1 Thailand 1

Before planting tree, presenting the significance of activities and lecture on how to plant trees.
Before planting tree, presenting the significance of activities and lecture on how to plant trees.

Let’s protect our FURUSATO (hometown) !

 

 

Tadsanab Watpaco School is Ayuttaya municipal school. Since the school is located near a river, the school premise is sometimes inundated when there is a large amount of water in the rainy season. Accordingly, the principal and teachers who recognized the need of environmental education including practical guidance at school consulted with OISCA and the activities started. 

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Mon

28

Jan

2019

2019.1 Bangladesh 2

Before starting activity, OISCA and local NGO and School teacher hold the meeting.
Before starting activity, OISCA and local NGO and School teacher hold the meeting.

Not defeated by difficulties, school forest children foster

 

 

Fulbari School is located in a rural town of the southwestern part in Bangladesh. As there is a big river nearby, agriculture is thriving. On the other hand, the area is facing a problem of river flooding in the rainy season. In order to solve this problem and to raise environmental awareness of students, the school participated in CFP since 2014. 

 

 

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Mon

28

Jan

2019

2019.1 Bangladesh 1

Before planting trees, OISCA staffs lecture activity significance and how to plant.
Before planting trees, OISCA staffs lecture activity significance and how to plant.

Started activities getting the understanding of the community

 

Kalabogi Sunderban is located in the southwestern part of Bangladesh. Before the start of activities, there was no greenery and the environmental awareness of students and teachers was not high. In this situation, OISCA coordinators and the school principal had a meeting and also a briefing was held for teachers and parents in order to smoothly carry out the activities.

 

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