Rattan Diversity and Sustainable Management in Lao PDR
Dr Nick Brown
University of Oxford - Plants
Host Country Institutions:
Dept of Forestry - Lao
To develop a national rattan collection, an identification manual and establish experiments to determine the potential for sustainable management.
training for 2 Laotians in rattan identification; training in extension methods for participatory inventory of non-timber forest products and ecological surveys; 5 field plots in Nakai-Nam Protected Area; guide to the rattans; Lao National Rattan collection enhanced and duplicates lodged at other institutions; MSc; scientific papers; management plan; identification guide; computer database.
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