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Production Driven Forest Landscape Restoration under REDD+ through Private Sector – Community Partnerships as Asian Regional Learning Exchange

As of: June 2019

Objective and activities

The project develops measures to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Sustainable forest use and nature conservation offer additional benefits for the local population. The co-operation between the private sector and village groups is the central component. The project is integrated into the work of the local administrations of the three partner countries. The strategy of reforestation is based on industrial value chains of durable wood and bamboo products and the replacement of liquefied petroleum by pellets from forest biomass. The improvement of forest management and biodiversity also contributes to food security, thereby helping to adapt to the possible consequences of climate change. Learning experiences of the project, supported by scientific research contribute to the political dialogue.

State of implementation/results

  • Finalization and translation of a Q&A (Question and Answer) booklet on Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) in Lao, Thai, Vietnamese languages
  • Publication of a project brochure (…)
  • Establishment of a webpage (…)
  • Two-day inception workshop held on 17-18 Dec. 2018 in Nghe An in Vietnam with 41 participants (9 females, 32 males) from the provincial and district government agencies (…)
  • IKI Cooperation meeting, Dec. 18, 2018, organized by Thai German Climate Program of GIZ in Bangkok
  • LAO, VNM: target communities selected
  • THA: Selection of target villages in March 2019
  • Completion of initial assessments including situational analysis, baseline data collection and reporting, resource assessment, value chain analysis, due diligence assessment for the private sectors, and Capacity Building Development Assessment in all three countries

Project data

Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

Implementing organisation:
Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific (RECOFTC)

Partner institution(s):
  • Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE) - Thailand, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - Lao PDR, Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST)
  • A-plus Intergroup - Thailand,Forest Finance - Germany,International Bamboo and Rattan Network (INBAR) - China,Technische Universität Dresden

BMU grant:
€ 1,245,434

05/2018 till 04/2022


Fact sheet:
FLOURISH - Forest Landscape Restoration for Improved Livelihoods and Climate Resilience (PDF | 5,52 MB)

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