Laos Forestry Development Project

A Project to prepare short and long-term strategies and a Plan of action to develop forest nurseries for multi purpose species and provenances and to stimulate interest in tree planting among farmers for purposes of conservation and industry, such as veneer, ply and sawn wood production. Project inputs were also to upgrade and expand the plywood complex at Vientienne including research capability and organise and operate timber harvesting.

Project details

  • Name of client Asian Development Bank
  • Location Vientienne and forest plantation areas
  • Country Laos
  • Start date September 1979
  • Completion date 1984
  • Origin of funding Asian Development Bank
  • Name of partners

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