A competitive, inclusive, resilient and sustainable Food, Agriculture, and Forestry (FAF) sector integrated with the global economy, based on a single market and production base contributing to food and nutrition security and prosperity in the ASEAN Community
This is a tragic true story of high culture, peerless art forms, and a rich historical identity being warped by greed and obsession, which consumes its very foundations to extinction and sparks a violent crime wave across Asian forests.
Author: EFIProducing Organization: EFIUse Rights: copyrithtAvailability: Softcopy onlyLanguage: English
Type: ReportSize: 1.69 MBPublished Date:Tags: asean, production base, timber legality, region
This scoping study on ASEAN timber trade, customs and timber legality began in response to progress in Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) between timber-exporting countries in ASEAN and the EU, and to ASEAN’s move towards economic integration. VPAs establish control and licensing procedures to ensure that only legal timber and timber products from partner countries enter the EU market.
Community-based forestry (CBF) includes “initiatives, sciences, policies, institutions and processes that are intended to increase the role of local people in governing and managing forest resources” (RECOFTC, 2013).
Author: Keith Barney and Kerstin CanbyProducing Organization: EU FLEGTUse Rights: CopyrithtAvailability: Softcopy onlyLanguage: English
Type: Report.Size: 1.78 MBPublished Date:Tags: forest, land
Over the past decade in Lao PDR, new regulations and policies related to logging and timber ex-ports have aimed to conserve existing natural forests and promote a shift towards participatory, sustainable forest management. These are welcome developments – the question is whether the reforms will be implemented effectively. Despite the Government of Laos‘ official commitment to the sustainable management of the nation‘s forest ecosystems and the forest communities that depend on them, many concerns remain regarding the country‘s forest management and governance situation
The EU FLEGT Facility assists in the implementation of the EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan. The Facility is funded through a multi-donor trust fund, with current contributions from the European Union and the Governments of Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK
Author: Yayoi Fujita, Khamla Phanvilay Producing Organization: Yayoi Fujita, Khamla Phanvilay Use Rights: No CopyrightsAvailability: Softcopy onlyLanguage: english
Type: DevelopmentSize: 250.7 kBPublished Date:Tags: cbnrm; forest policy; land allocation
The three-year Research Capacity Building Project at the National University of Laos
(NUOL) was funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) to develop the
research capacity of academic faculty at NUOL in issues pertaining to community based
natural resource management (CBNRM).
Participatory mapping of customary land and forest use has proven to be an effective tool to empower indigenous peoples in view of claiming access rights to natural resources. The tool also has the potential to influence local spatial planning. This case study describes the positive and negative lessons learned from participatory mapping of forest use by Dayak people in Sekadau District, West Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Author: Khamphay ManivongProducing Organization: Forest Department Use Rights: No CopyrightsAvailability: Softcopy onlyLanguage: english
Type: Report Size: 71.62 kBPublished Date:Tags: community based management village forestry community forestry
During the 1990s the Government of Lao PDR has increasingly recognized the needs for sustainable management of natural resources and the need to incorporate participatory approaches in natural resource management.
The key objective of this study was to improve the understanding of timber flows in Lao PDR and to understand the roles of the government agencies involved in the timber supply chain, from forest area to processing. The study has analysed the current system and procedures in Laos PDR
The Government should be the one who take the initiative on this concerned system. Base on the Chain of Custody (CoC system) and the regulations which we
already have in place. In cooperate with the Private sectors to established the CoC system.