APFSOS II Country Paper - Myanmar

This report outlines the state of forests and forest management in Myanmar, drawing attention to the decline in natural forest resources, focusing on plantation establishment for sustainable resources. It highlights the need for a sound policy foundation for sustainable forest management to take hold.

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Myanmar Forestry Outlook Study.pdf 320 KB 26-04-2012

Publish Date: 1st January 2009

Last Updated: 26th April 2012


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Asian Development Bank recently released the Asian Development Outlook Update 2016 - Fast Data.

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