Special Report: Overcoming threats to the Mekong's forests and people
08, May 2020
Five countries strive to meet the challenge of forest governance. This special report covers progress, problems and promising solutions.
Big changes are underway in forests of the Mekong region in Southeast Asia. Countries are cracking down on illegal logging, increasing community control over forests, and opening up decision-making processes, making them more inclusive. These changes could have profound effects both in the Mekong countries and globally. But there are also many challenges, and some are deeply entrenched.