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Laos: Carbon reduction projects get underway

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Issue date: 
November 22, 2011
Publisher Name: 
ForestCarbon Asia
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The Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) is cooperating with the Forestry Department to implement the Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests Programme (LEAF) in Laos.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed last week in Vientiane by SNV Country Director Ms Megan Ritchie and department Director General Dr Siranvanh Sawathvong.

The programme will be implemented for a period of four years and nine months, initially in Huaphan province and then in the southern provinces. LEAF takes a regional approach to strengthening forest management in six core countries – Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea.

Please click here to read the original news item posted on Vientiane Times from LaoFAB.


Extpub | by Dr. Radut