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  • Consideration of Proposals for Amendment of Appendices I and II

    Siamese rosewood had been listed as “vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature since 1998. At its 16th meeting (CoP16, Bangkok 2013), the Conference of t...

  • Myanmar Forest Information and Data (2011 Update)

    According to the U.N. FAO, 48.3% or about 31,773,000 ha of Myanmar is forested, according to FAO. Of this 10.0% ( 3,192,000 ) is classified as primary forest, the most biodivers...

  • Timber Trade Country Profile - Myanmar

    According to the FAO (2015) Myanmar has around 29.0 million hectares of forested land, which constitutes to 44.2% of the total land area. Around 28.1 million hectares are primar...

  • 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...

  • Changes of Tax Laws to Reduce Tax Evasion and Illegal Trade in Myanmar

    On 11 March 2014, the Myanmar Parliament approved the following changes of tax law in order to boost Myanmar economy and to encourage taxpayers to comply with the tax laws. The ...

  • 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...

  • Forest Investment Program Lao PDR

    Laos is a pilot country of the Forest Investment Program (FIP), a targeted programme of the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which is one of two funds within the framework of the W...

  • Partner Countries

    The UN-REDD Programme currently supports 64 partner countries across Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Evaluation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan (Forest Law Enforcement Governance and...

    A team of eight experts has conducted an independent evaluation of eleven years (2004-2014) of implementation of the EU Action Plan on Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trad...

  • 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, ...

  • Who is really bearing the cost of REDD+? The answer may surprise you

    Estimates of REDD+ costs have long been criticized for excluding transaction and implementation costs and undervaluing informal market activities such as subsistence farming. ...

  • From REDD+ projects to ‘jurisdictional REDD+’: more bad news for the climate ...

    For many people, REDD+ is about projects that save forests. In reality, however, REDD+ has never been about protecting forests and also no longer really is about projects but ab...

  • What can Indigenous Peoples, local communities and women expect from Global C...

    As a result of the regime on ‘Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhancing forest carbon stocks’ (REDD+) adopted by the UN Framework Convention on ...

  • The most cost-inefficient tree-saving scheme ever: The Forest Carbon Partners...

    In August 2012, the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank published a review of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF). The review revealed some serious problems...

  • Overview of UN-REDD

    This is a powerpoint presentation outlining the REDD+ Readiness activities organised by the UN-REDD program.

  • Export Competitiveness of the Cambodian Rubber Sector Relative to Other Great...

    The development of the Cambodian rubber industry during the past two years has been noticeably positive due to the substantial and continuous rise in prices of natural rubber. I...

  • Private sector participation in economic development Cambodian: Cambodian and...

    Cambodian government has built institutional capacity to promote private investment in the past decade. Private sector is seen as a main catalyst to engender sustainable growth....

  • Workshop proceedings on corn production and market chains: Building framework...

    This workshop was a culmination of a process to better understand the corn value chain in Oudomxay and China. In 2005, The Socio-economic research component of the Lao Swedish U...

  • Village resettlement in Laos

    A presentation of a consultant's findings regarding village resettlement in Laos, mostly due to hydropower dams. Includes analysis of the legal framework in Laos, drivers of res...

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