Forest industry

Tree plantation

Feasibility study for Forestry and Eco Agriculture project gets underway

The government has given the green light to Jia Run Agricultural Development Co., Ltd. to carry out a feasibility study for an ecological agriculture development project in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province. the company planned to operate the project on area of 5,000 hectares, as a ...

Viengdavanh Banphahaksa

White charcoal makers plant more trees in Laos to boost exports

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The White Charcoal Producers for Export Group (WPEG) is working with the government and local communities on a project to plant Cratexylum formosum (mai tiew) saplings in some of the country’s least developed regions in the hope it will help boost trade and ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

Biodiversity project supports Lao National Arbour Day

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded Biodiversity Conservation Corridors (BCC) project has provided 10,000 seedlings to help the government fulfil its ambition to extend the number of green spaces in Vientiane this year.Some of the seedlings were planted in the Botanical Garden ...

News Desk

Arbour Day bolsters Lao government’s reforestation drive

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Party and state leaders and members of the public planted thousands of saplings on National Arbour Day on Saturday, giving a huge boost to the government’s effort to increase forest cover to 70 per cent by 2020.Vice President Phankham Viphavanh, other ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

Vientiane Capital to plant trees on 300 hectares this year

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Vientiane is making a strong contribution to the country’s efforts to restore forest cover to 70 percent of the total land area by the end of next year, a forestry official has said.Director of Vientiane’s Department of Agriculture and Forestry, Dr Sayla ...

Somxay Sengdara

Champassak preparing to go green on Arbor Day in Laos

CHAMPASSAK, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) – To rehabilitate the environment and increase forest cover to 70 percent of land by 2020, Champassak provincial authorities are planning to grow trees on 950 hectares this year.Deputy Director of the province’s Agriculture and Forestry Department, Mr Kanha Keobualapha, said ...

News Desk

Vientiane City to have 1.3 million more trees

Vientiane could have more than 1.3 million new trees this year as the capital carries out a plan to establish itself as a green city by extending tree cover at numerous sites. Director of the Vientiane Agriculture and Forestry Department, Dr Lasay Nouanthasing, said last week ...

Souksamai Boulom

First-In-Laos Pulp Manufacturer Launches Trial Operation

(KPL) Sun Paper Holding Laos, the first pulp manufacturer in the Lao PDR, has launched three-month trial operation following ten years of conducting feasibility study, farming eucalyptus and building a pulp factory. Our company has invested 432 million US dollars in building this pulp factory ...


World Population Day marked amid nation’s progress 

The Ministry of Planning and Investment and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to Laos yesterday held a joint workshop to celebrate the World Population Day 2018. This year, the celebration of World Population Day with the theme “Family Planning for everyone”, sees more people exercise ...

Vientiane Times

Forestry company marks Arbor Day with new plantation

The Burapha Agro-Forestry Company last week planted eucalyptus, acacia, sindora and dalbergia trees as a pilot mixture tree garden to mark National Arbor Day. The 18-hectare pilot plantation is being established in Saen-oudom village, Xaythany district, Vientiane, with the aim of preserving the environment and ...

Vientiane Times

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