September 05, 2017

Learn about the timber industry in Laos

Title:  Study for Understanding Timber Flows & Control in Lao PDR
By:  LTS International (Dr. Kevin Grace, Mr. Souksompong Prixar, Dr. Kaison Phengsopha)
Publisher, year:  European Forest Institute (EFI) and European Union Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (EU FLEGT) Action Plan, 2012
Cost:  Free

This is a good primer for those wanting to learn more about Laos' forests, timber and its administration.  Learn about the timber flows, what controls are in place, where improvements can be made and which government departments are in involved, timber quotas, types of land such as protected areas, issue of illegal logging, etc.

It's available for free at the link below.

Download link (pdf):  EU FLEGT

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