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  • Tree cover loss 2000-2013: Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar

    A dataset describing forest loss during the period 2000–2013, defined as a stand-replacement disturbance, or a change from a forest to non-forest state. Encoded as either 1 (los...

  • International Protection for Siam Rosewood Begins

    As international UN trade restrictions on endangered Siam rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) came into effect (June 12, 2013), the London-based Environmental Investigation Age...

  • Navigating the Border: An Analysis of the China-Myanmar Timber Trade

    In addition to socio-economic pressures, the combination of insufficient regulation in China and political instability in northern Myanmar has exacted a high ecological price. T...

  • Forest Cover Change in Southeast Asia - The Regional Pattern

    This document provides an overview of the present pattern of forest change in Southeast Asia at a regional scale. Areas of forest change were identified and approximately deline...

  • Timber Trade and Wood Flow–Study – Myanmar

    The current study on wood demand and supply, and forest industries in the Union of Myanmar is a part of the Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management in Remote Greater Meko...

  • Grounding global forest economies: resource governance and commodity power in rural Laos

    A dissertation by Keith D. Barney for Graduate Program in Geography at York University documenting commodity production and state power shaping the forest and paper sector in ru...

  • How Forestry Contributes to SDGs

    Forests and forestry make an important contribution across nearly every aspect of sustainable development. We’ve compiled a set of examples from evidence on the role of forests

  • FLEGT Global

    Countries around the world are acting to combat illegal logging and foster good forest governance. In this section of FLEGT.org you will find information about the approaches th...

  • Who will bear the cost of REDD+? Evidence from subnational REDD+ initiatives

    While REDD+ has increasingly been accepted in United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations and regional and voluntary markets for carbon offsets, ...

  • Baseline study 2, LAO PDR: Overview of forest governance, markets and trade

    Key problem areas for Lao forest management include unsustainable harvesting levels associated with large infrastructure and mega -project forest conversions, illegal and over-q...

  • No success like failure: Policy versus reality in the Lao forestry sector

    Benjamin Hodgdon chronicles the experience of an NGO-supported project recently discontinued by the Lao government to highlight the ongoing serious problems plaguing Laos’ produ...

  • Forestry sector development report for 2006/07 (draft)

    The 2006/07 forestry sector development report is prepared for the 1st Stakeholder Consultation on Implementation of the Forestry Strategy 2020 in November 2007. It aims to prov...

  • Restrictions for business people

    It is a legal document that deals with prohibitions of forest business people.

  • Does commercialization of a non-timber forest product reduce ecological impact? A case study of the Critically EndangeredAquilaria crassna in LaoPDR

    The diameter distribution is certainly affected by harvesting. Experienced harvesters will tend to fell all trees encountered with DBH.50 cm as well as fruit-bearing trees becau...

  • Enhancing key elements of the value chain for plantation grown wood in Lao PDR policy brief on legal barriers and legality issues for smallholder plantation owners and their wood

    This project makes the following recommendations to address issues with respect to regulatory barriers through the smallholder plantation value chain: Streamlining the process f...

  • Bamboo project evaluation 2015

    Four value chains are developed: Handicraft products for domestic market and export, using different species of bamboo.Slats and sticks for export to Vietnam. Fresh kh...

  • Notification of Forestry and Forestry Development Fund No. 1659 / Km, dated 21/09/2005

    the reason is that making the forest resource has been organized according to the plan

  • Policy brief "Pro-poor policy analysis on cattle productivity and links to industry in Lao PDR"

    98% of the total cattle from smallholder farmer, approximate 207,000 farm household 38% of household had cattle

  • Laos: Planting for the future

    The annexes of a report commissioned by the Lao Land Issues Working Group to map the principles and process for preparing an environmental and social Code of Practice (CoP) for ...

  • Assessment of land use, forest policy and governance in Cambodia

    An assessment to identify key drivers of deforestation and/or forest degradation in Cambodia and review past efforts to reduce deforestation and forest degradation, in order to ...

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