Ministry, WWF-Laos kick off forest conservation project

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Department of Forestry and WWF-Laos have begun the Lao side of an ambitious project to protect the forests and wildlife of southern Laos and central Vietnam.
The project will run for six years and cost EUR 3.3 million (over 32 billion kip) for activities undertaken on the Lao side.
The scheme is titled “Avoidance of deforestation and forest degradation along the border in central Vietnam and southern Laos in Saravan and Xekong provinces (Carbon and Biodiversity, Phase 2)”, according to a press release from WWF-Laos.


Phomphong Laoin