RECOFTC Lao PDR
Stories
Talk of the Forest
Sisavath Chanhthaleuxai has witnessed an evolution in the relationship between the Lao People's Democratic Republic government and civil society...
Talk of the Forest
For workers in the small sawmills or furniture factories of Lao PDR, conditions can be far from fair. The company that employs you could suddenly...
Special Report
Imagine waking up one day and being told you no longer have a right to live in the village where you, your parents and even your grandparents were...
Talk of the Forest
The math doesn’t add up for Kong Sothea, the patrol team chief of Or Boun Leu Community Protected Area in Cambodia. “I am so worried because I don’t...
Stories of Change
They are pioneers of community forestry: Officials who spent years strengthening lives and landscapes throughout Southeast Asia. Now these officials...
Notes from the Field
On October 8th, 2018, Deputy Director of the Department of Forestry (DoF), Boualy Phameuang addressed a room full of eager meeting participants at...
Notes from the Field
“If survival is an art, then mangroves are artists of the beautiful,” wrote Annie Dillard while ruminating on what mangrove trees can teach us about...
Talk of the Forest
Contrary to what is often discussed on the surface, forest landscape restoration (FLR) is not simply about planting trees. And although global...
Talk of the Forest
“By hosting this finance dialogue, we are trying to ensure that forest landscape restoration [FLR] becomes more actionable in ASEAN Member States...