lao pdr steps up wetlands protection

lao pdr steps up wetlands protection

2016-7-16 · Lao PDR: Scaling-up Participatory Sustainable Forest Management ... of forest cover loss, enhanced carbon storage from improved protection and forest restoration, ... and riverine wetlands, while the 8 SUFORD additional PFAs are dominated by mixed deciduous, dry dipterocarp, and savannah forests at lower elevations and ...

2021-2-25 · The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$57 million project to help Lao PDR promote sustainable forest management, improve protected area management, and enhance livelihoods opportunities in eight provinces across the country. Project funding comes from the World Bank’s International Development Association, with contributions from the Global Environment …

Lao DPR. Climate Change Adaptation in Wetlands Areas. Beung Kiat Ngong Ramsar Site is an important wetland complex that includes swamps, lakes and marshes and is the only place in Lao where peatland areas are found. This tributary of the Xe Khampho River supports up to 200-300 fish species and is important for fish spawning.

2021-5-17 · “We’ll continue the next steps to implement the strategic plan together.” Officials and community representatives of the Lao-Thai wetland management project cerebrate its conclusion in an event in Sakon Nakhon, sharing its outcomes and lessons with other water user groups.

2010-7-21 · LAO PDR has stepped up the protection of its wetlands by joining the Ramsar Convention. IUCN played a key role in the recent accession of Lao PDR to the international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilisation of wetlands.

2011-6-28 · 4. Seminar and Celebration of Lao PDR’s accession to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The events were organized in Vientiane Capital on 20 th July 2010 and in Champasak province (a southern province) on 22 July 2010. At both locations, main activities included a …

2021-2-25 · The Government of Lao PDR will implement the project through the Department of Forestry at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. To create jobs and livelihoods and secure environmental benefits, the project will develop environmentally and socially sustainable partnerships among communities, government, nature-based-tourism companies, and forest plantations.

2011-11-14 · Water Voices in Lao PDR - Final Report -December 2005 2/9 Attapeu Province ( ATP) ATP1 Date of collection of “ water Voice”13 September, 2005 Region and country where you collected Water Voice: Sisomphone village, Samakhixay district, Attapeu province. Name of voice sender: Mr. Saisamone Luangaphai , Age: 43 years.

2012-10-1 · Assessment: An assessment of Lao PDR’s National Biodiversity Strategy to 2020 and Action Plan to 2010. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.46pp. Cover Photo: Frogs for sale, Xe Champhone Wetlands, IUCN Lao PDR Layout by: Eliza Berry IUCN Lao PDR Country Office Funded by: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Available from: IUCN Lao PDRCountry Office

by Mr. Kong Kham Vonglokham. 2017 Regional Fisheries Policy Network (RFPN) Member for Lao PDR. INTRODUCTION. Lao PDR is a mountainous land-locked country in the heart of Southeast Asia with an area of 236,800 km 2.The country is bordered by five countries: China and Myanmar in the north, Cambodia in the south, Viet Nam in the east, and Thailand in the west (Figure 1).

2015-1-30 · Vietnam Steps up Wildlife Protection Training at Airports ... Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam, and the United States to create integrated cooperation among the five Lower Mekong countries. Learn more > Contact Us. United States of America Department of State, 2201 C St. NW, Washington, DC 20520.

2020-10-8 · Social protection and the COVID-19 response in Lao PDR ... support to the greening of key sectors can allow further steps to ... its vulnerability to climate change. The UNDS in Lao PDR stands ready to support the government, through this SERP and the National Socio-Economic Development Plan (NSEDP) which it complements, in taking the necessary ...

2021-3-22 · In the last few decades, Lao PDR has seen high economic growth and poverty reduction and yet, a fifth of the population continues to live below the national poverty line. Maternal and child mortality are high compared to other countries in Southeast Asia. Malnutrition and stunting affect many children. A fifth of all students do not complete school due to financial barriers.

2016-12-22 · Planning: The Case of That Luang Marsh, Vientiane,Lao PDR, IUCN − The World Conservation UnionAsia Regional Environmental Economics Programmeand WWF Lao Country Office, Vientiane For more information, please contact: Pauline Gerrard. [email protected] Tel: (856-21) 216080 Lucy Emerton. [email protected] Tel: +94 11 2694 094

2021-2-7 · Estimate economic value of Lao wetlands (year 2008). Based on result of meta-regression (table 2-3), characteristics of wetlands such as type of wetland, number of population and income has been inputted to the regression. Values for each benefit/function/services of wetlands in Lao PDR have been calculated and these values are given in Table 4-2.

2008-4-22 · Promotion and Protection of Investment, as well as another 24 bilateral agreements, and recently agreed to provide visa exemption to Japanese tourists and business people for up to 15 days,” the president says. Other benefi ts already in place include the Lao PDR’s member-ship of …

2018-2-23 · In 2011, Lao PDR reached a GNI per capita of US$1,010, and, as such, moved up from its lower income status to become classified as a lower-middle income economy. At this pace, Lao PDR is on track to achieve its long term vision: to graduate from the Least Developed Country status by 2020.

2010-7-21 · Lao PDR steps up wetlands protection. Wed, 21 Jul 2010. LAO PDR has stepped up the protection of its wetlands by joining the Ramsar Convention. IUCN played a key role in the recent accession of Lao PDR to the international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilisation of wetlands. Photo: IUCN Lao PDR.

2019-5-19 · steps in ensuring good planning for effective management of wetlands in the LMB countries for the benefit of enhancing resource protection and sustainable use of wetlands; and • Of the existing MRC Strategic Plan 2016-2020, the ED is developing a Regional Methodology for Wetland Ecosystem Inventory, Assessment, and Management in the Lower Mekong Basin.

2011-11-14 · Water Voices in Lao PDR - Final Report -December 2005 4/9 Now the weather was not the same as before, in winter the weather before was very cold not in winter was not cold, in summer was very hot they causes of the climate change was the forest was destroyed. Many

2018-4-2 · Lao PDR 1. Introduction Lao PDR classified as the most abundant on water resources per capita in ASEAN by the annual providing capacity of surface water to each of its individual citizen of 55,000 m3 per capita, while ground water is considerably untouched. Both surface and ground waters are generally in the save status.

2018-6-8 · Natural Resources in Laos and the Sustainable Development Goals. The sustainable use of natural resources has been referred to as “advancing human well-being without undermining ecological integrity”. 10 In Laos, natural resources are valued for their direct contribution to the national GDP through export-driven growth in the agricultural, forestry, mining, and hydropower industries.

Lum pa are small 2-3 m deep wood-lined pits dug into rice paddies, wetlands, or house ponds to provide a refuge for aquatic species. They are filled with vegetation, and as the wetlands dry out fish concentrate in these refuge holes from where villagers can harvest …

Vientiane, Laos PDR Author: Pauline Gerrard ([email protected]) Short title: Wetlands reduce damages to infrastructure, Lao PDR Key Message: Urban wetland provides almost 5 Million USD worth of local and regional benefits annually. Suggested citation: TEEBcase by P. Gerrad (2010) Wetlands reduce damages to

2015-11-24 · ADVANCE QUESTIONS TO LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC. BELGIUM. Does the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic consider ratifying the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and the International …

2021-5-30 · Understanding climate threats to communities in Siphandone wetland—Lao PDR’s “four thousand islands” Sun, 30 May 2021 From February to April 2021, WWF Laos, representatives from Champasak University, government agencies, and community members collected data on the climate impacts on the Siphandone wetland.

Suggested citation: TEEBcase by P. Gerrad (2010) Wetlands reduce damages to infrastructure, Lao PDR, available at: TEEBweb.org. What was the problem? Measuring around 20 km2, That Luang Marsh is the largest urban wetlands situated on the outskirts of Vientiane City in Laos PDR. The marsh provides a range of direct and indirect

2021-5-17 · Sakon Nakhon, Thailand, 11 June 2018 – Government officials and community representatives from Laos’ Xe Bang Hieng and Thailand’s Nam Kam river basins cerebrated today the conclusion of a five-year bilateral wetland management project, which has improved community-based management practices in targeted wetlands.

2020-11-11 · Wetlands in Lao PDR, like many other countries, play an important role in water regulation, and combating droughts. The country has about 30 significant wetland sites, which cover and estimated 1 million hectares (Claridge, 1996). Though much of the population of the Lao PDR relies heavily on the social and economic benefits derived from

At the policy level, socio-economic development plans now systematically take into consideration environmental sustainability. The 7 th NSEDP, the 2014-2015 Annual Development Guideline and most recently, the concept note for the 8 th NSEDP have all integrated sustainable development and environmental protection. Addressing PE concerns has become one of the 8 th NSEDP’s 3 key …