Forum for Environment (FfE) is a non-governmental and
non-profit-making environmental communication and advocacy group
established in 19 97 to serve as a platform for advocacy and
communication among people and institutions concerned with the Ethiopian
environment. It deals with environmental issues with special focus on
five major thematic areas, namely, Forests; Protected Areas; Urban
Environment; Energy; and Climate Change.
FfE is also involved in a number of cross cutting activities, which among others, include awareness raising through public engagements; research and publications; mobilizing the public through establishing and strengthening local groups; capacity building; policy level debates and discussions; and incentive and acknowledgement schemes. Furthermore, FfE currently hosts the Ethiopian Civil society Network on Climate Change (ECSNCC) that consists of 60 member organizations working on climate change issues. Since its establishment FfE has been actively engaged in drawing the attention of citizens to the severity of environmental challenges in the country and promoting solutions to the challenges.'
A sustainable developed Ethiopia through bringing about environmentally literate, conscious and accountable citizens.
Act as a catalyst for networking people and organizations working in environmental issues;
Provide a base for advocacy on issues of environmental concern.
Develop a position of authority on environmental matters;
Promote action which is environmentally sound.
To enhance and diversify access to environmental information
To encourage civic mobilization for the environment.
The Forum for environment (FFE) is governed by a Board of Management, which comprises of seven persons who come from different walks of life and institutions.