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  • Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP) for Thailand (Revised)

    The need for a multi-sectoral approach to REDD+ is recognized by Thailand’s Government. The government has put in place an institutional arrangement/management structure that re...

  • Revisiting forest transition explanations: The role of “push” factors and adaptation strategies in forest expansion in northern Phetchabun, Thailand

    Researchers and policy makers are increasingly looking at the drivers of forest recovery (or forest transition) for inspiration in their search for win-win solutions to deforest...

  • Floristic characteristics and affinities in Lao PDR, with a reference to the biogeography of the Indochina peninsula

    The flora of Laos is composed of 5,005 species in 1,373 genera and 188 families of seed plants. Floristic and geographical attributes of the flora were analyzed. Tropical floris...

  • Carbon stock assessment using remote sensing and forest inventory data in Savannakhet, Lao PDR

    Savannakhet Province, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (PDR), is a small area that is connected to Thailand, other areas of Lao PDR, and Vietnam via road No. 9. This province has...

  • Income options for the poorest of the poor: the case of cardamom in northern Laos

    This study examines the potential of cardamom for poverty alleviation and sustainable rural development under conditions of increased resource scarcity in the uplands of norther...

  • An annotated checklist of the Orchidaceae of Laos

    A checklist is presented of the orchid flora of Laos, enumerating 485 species in 108 genera. An estimate is given of theexpected size of the orchid flora of Laos. Notes ...

  • Lao Forest Honey Market Study

    The study focuses on the potential market for forest honey, whether from natural hives or boxes placed in the forest by villagers. Research is done mainly in Vientiane and in Xi...

  • USAID Mekong ARCC Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study on Protected Areas: Non-Timber Forest Products and Crop Wild Relatives

    This non-timber forest products (NTFP) and crop wild relatives (CWRs) sector vulnerability report provides a comparative analysis of the vulnerability of a few selected NTFPs an...

  • Lao PDRs Forest Reference Emission Level and Forest Reference Level for REDD+ Results Payment under the UNFCCC

    This official paper of Lao government is the submission to be used as the national forest reference emission level and/or forest reference level or, as an interim measure, subna...

  • Assessing Forest Governance in Lao PDR

    Lao PDR is facing numerous challenges as well as opportunities regarding the governance of its forests. This is particularly important considering the countrys high levels of fo...

  • PM Announces Continued Suspension of Mining Concessions

    This news article informs the extended moratorium of mining business in Laos.

  • The Trading of Agro-forest Products and Commodities in the Northern Mountainous Region of Laos

    The purpose of this study is to clarify the trade flow of agro-forest products and commodities by analyzing commercial activities and private traders in a mountainous region. Th...

  • Shifting Cultivation in Laos: Transitions in Policy and Perspective

    This report addresses the complex issue of shifting cultivation, which was brought up at the 2011 Round Table Implementation Meeting between the Lao government and international...

  • Forest cover and land-use changes in Lao PDR according to the National Forest Reconnaissance Survey

    It is planned to assess forest cover and land use from 2002 to 2012, which will reveal the current change of land use throughout the country. But it can be assumed that the area...

  • Protecting and Restoring Forests: A Story of Large Commitments yet Limited Progress

    In September 2014, a broad coalition of governments, companies, civil society, and indigenous peoples’ organizations endorsed the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF). Driven ...

  • An Assessment in Monitoring Options and Capacity Building Needs in Houaphanh Province

    This report discusses options for identifying and developing forest monitoring methodologies that can estimate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from forest degradation. This is...

  • Partnerships and Opportunities for a New Green Forest Economy in Lao PDR : Sustaining Forest Landscapes and Livelihoods

    Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has a comparative advantage in natural capital, which has fueled economic growth averaging around 8 percent per annum since 2000. The ...

  • Legally and Illegally Logged Out: The Status of Myanmar's Timber Sector and Options for Reform

    Myanmar has been endowed with extensive areas of some of the most valuable timber bearing forests in the world. But in Myanmar’s recent history they have been more of a curse ...

  • Land and Forest Governance in the Naga Village Republic

    This report is based on a research project on the Naga customary land tenure system, conducted by Resource Rights for The Indigenous Peoples (RRtIP) in collaboration with Land C...

  • Land Use and Land Cover Changes during the Second Indochina War and Their Long-Term Impact on a Hilly Area in Laos

    Armed conflicts create drastic socioeconomic shocks that lead to land use and land cover changes in ways that are not yet well understood. Several studies have used satellite im...

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