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Issue date: 
December 7, 2012

Brunei will do its utmost to combat climate change

In Addressing climate change and its impacts, Brunei Darussalam believes that there is a need to strike a balance between economic growth, social development and environmental protection that forms the very foundation of sustainable development, Borneo Bulletin reported.

Issue date: 
June 23, 2011

Brunei forest loss among lowest in SE Asia

BRUNEI'S deforestation rate from 2005 to 2010 was among the lowest in Southeast Asia, according to the Centre for People and Forests (RECOFTC).

During the period, deforestation in Brunei was recorded at an average annual rate of change of less than 0.5 per cent.

Laos shared a similar record in forest cover with Brunei, but the republic suffered a higher annual rate of change, of slightly over negative 0.5 per cent.

Issue date: 
June 24, 2011

Community involvement key to forest management

BRUNEI'S forestry official yesterday stressed the importance of the involvement of local community and not only rely on the government in a bid to promote sustainable forest management and easing reliance.

Mahmud Yussof , acting director of Forestry, made this statement as senior officials attending the fifth meeting of the Asean Social Forestry Network (ASFN) yesterday discussed common understanding to forward sustainable forest management in the region.

Issue date: 
28 March 2011

Brunei Reaffirms Support For Climate Plan

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by Dr. Radut