Decree On Sustainable Management Of Production Forest Areas No. 59/2002 [Lao PDR]

This Decree covers the identification, establishment, management and use of Production Forest Areas (PFA) and the key principles for monitoring the implementation of sustainable forest management throughout Lao PDR. This Decree further covers the duties and functions of relevant sectors, local authorities and villagers in participatory management of PFAs (Art. 1).

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Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Document reference # No 59/2002
Issuing agency/parties
  • Prime Minister
  • English
Formal type of document Decree
Topics Forest policy and administration
License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright Yes
Status Adopted, validated, in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date 2002-05-22
Effective/Enforced Date 2002-05-22
Publication reference Based on the Law 01/NA of 08 March 1967 on the Government of Lao PDR; Based on the Law 01-96 of 11 October 1966 on Forests; Based on the Law 02/99/NA of 03 April 1999 on Environmental Protection; Based on the Recommendation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry 353/MAF/2002 of 29 April 2002.
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