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Forest Change in the Greater Mekong Subregion: An Overview of Negative and Positive Drivers

This report presents forest changes in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) over a period of 25 years between 1990 and 2015. It describes key drivers that have affected these changes. Some drivers influenced forests negatively in that they resulted in deforestation and forest degradation. On the other hand, positive drivers promoted sustainable forest management (SFM), afforestation and reforestation and forest conservation.

IFOAM Final Report - Implementing the Greater Mekong Sub-region Core Agriculture Support Program (Phase 2) Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) Capacity Building

Under the Core Agricultural Support Program Phase II (CASP II), the countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) aim to be recognized as the leading producers of safe food, using climate-friendly agricultural practices, and integration into regional and global markets through the region’s economic corridors.

Tracing Cross Border Livestock Movement and the Risk of Spread of Foot and Mouth Disease on the China-Laos and China-Myanmar Border in Yunnan Province

The project was designed in alignment with the Trans-boundary Animal Disease Zoning Trial Program in Yunnan Province, a long-term program approved by the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Commerce, the General Administration of Customs, and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China.

Assessing Soil Quality and Soil Carbon Sequestration on Biochar Application for Increasing Organic Vegetable in Acid Soils

Introducing biochar to be used in agriculture will probably reduce costs in using chemical fertilizers and also can increase carbon sequestration in soil. In addition to this, it is a good way to conserve natural resources and environment.