Bamboo and NTFPs Development Association (BNDA) are initiated develop by local staff which currently supporting by GRET with co-coaching by GRET and GCDA (Lao NPA).
BNDA is a local NPA, which play roles of facilitation for bamboo and NTFPs management in sustainable way. BNDA has experience on bamboo value chains development and improving livelihood for the communities through collective learning process.
BNDA focus on 3 main task as follow:
(1) Capacity building for local communities on bamboo forest management and develop the bamboo and NTFPs value chain with integrated gender mainstreaming;
(2) Facilitate for job creation at local communities level;
(3) Develop a local knowledge together with multi-stakeholders integrated of service providing with experience based.