Agro-Forestry and Development Consultant (AFC) was established as a local NGO in Vientiane, Laos 2011 and officially changed it status to consulting firm in mid-2013. AFC works primarily in the agricultural, forestry-promote good governance in national protected area and rural development sectors. Our main goal is to build the capacity of disadvantaged people in rural areas. We believe in helping people use their own strengths and capacities to lift themselves out of poverty. We are ready to contribute and devote our knowledge and energy to support the improvement of the livelihoods of the multi-ethnic Lao people and especially support women to have a sustainable income and better livelihood while protecting the environment.