Documents of category Environment

Technical Assessment of MRCS Wetland Layer for the Lower Mekong Basin Report  

Technical Assessment of MRCS Wetland Layer for the Lower Mekong Basin Report

In the early 1990s, the Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) has elaborated a GIS coverage of the wetland areas of the Lower Mekong Basin (LMBW).

Published by: Mekong River Commission (MRC) -
Uploaded on: Apr 2008
File size: 1.9 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Environment
Category: Environment

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Indigenous agroforestry practices in two districts in the northern part of Lao PDR.  

Indigenous agroforestry practices in two districts in the northern part of Lao PDR.

This paper presents the study which aims to find out more about ongoing agroforestry practices in two districts in Northern Laos.So that good ideas and practices could be shared to other farmers to improve their livelihood.

Published by: National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI), Lao - Swedish Upland Agriculture and Forestry Research Program (LSUAFRP) -
Uploaded on: Apr 2008
File size: 2.5 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Natural Resources Management
Category: Environment

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Assessment of the Economic Value of Muthurajawela Wetland.  

Assessment of the Economic Value of Muthurajawela Wetland.

The Muthurajawela Marsh is part of an integrated coastal wetland system of high biodiversity and ecological significance.Yet it is subject to intense and growing pressures from urban, residential, recreational and industrial development.


Uploaded on: Apr 2008
File size: 218 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Natural Resources Management
Category: Environment

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Regional Report on Protected Areas and Developmen  

Regional Report on Protected Areas and Developmen

This report deals with those issues requiring collective action from all countries in the region because of their many natural system and development connections.It has three aims:.1.

Published by: International Center for Environmental Management (ICEM) -
Uploaded on: Apr 2008
File size: 2.4 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Natural Resources Management
Category: Environment

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Economic Values of Protected AreasGuidelines for Protected Area Managers  

Economic Values of Protected AreasGuidelines for Protected Area Managers

This guide illustrates the potential for using valuation as a tool for diversifying the funding structure for protected areas and for providing information about stakeholders which is crucial for effective management.

Published by: The World Conservation Union (IUCN) -
Uploaded on: Mar 2008
File size: 355 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Natural Resources Management
Category: Environment

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Social Perspectives on Food Security in the Uplands of Northern Laos  

Social Perspectives on Food Security in the Uplands of Northern Laos

This paper is based on diagnostic field research carried out by the Socioeconomic Research Component of the Lao-Swedish Upland Agriculture and Forestry Research Programme at NAFRI in cooperation with the Farming Systems, Land Management,and Forestry Research Components.


Uploaded on: Mar 2008
File size: 385 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Natural Resources Management
Category: Environment

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Village Land Use and Livelihoods Issues Associated with Shifting Cultivation, Village Re location and Village Merging Programs in the Uplands of Phone  

Village Land Use and Livelihoods Issues Associated with Shifting Cultivation, Village Re-location and Village Merging Programs in the Uplands of Phone

This study reports result the research on land use issues in project's target villages in in the uplands of Phonexay and Na Mo district.


Uploaded on: Mar 2008
File size: 63 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Natural Resources Management
Category: Environment

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Land Policy and Farming Practices in Laos  

Land Policy and Farming Practices in Laos

The government of Laos has identified the eradication of poverty as a priority.Given the primarily agricultural character of the country, it has selected land reform as a core policy to reach this goal.


Uploaded on: Mar 2008
File size: 733 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Natural Resources Management
Category: Environment

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NTFP use and household food security in Lao PDR  

NTFP use and household food security in Lao PDR

Recent field surveys revealed the high proportion and high variety of gathered forest products in the daily diet of rural Lao families.


Uploaded on: Mar 2008
File size: 88 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Natural Resources Management
Category: Environment

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An Assessment of Exotic Species in the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve and Associated Threats to BiodiversityA Resource Document for the Management of Inv  

An Assessment of Exotic Species in the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve and Associated Threats to BiodiversityA Resource Document for the Management of Inv

This study is a first attempt at compiling all information on the possible occurence of exotic species in the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve.

Published by: JSRC -
Uploaded on: Feb 2008
File size: 3 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Biodiversity/Protected Areas , Conservation , Environment
Category: Environment

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