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.

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Cambodia / People's Republic of China / Lao PDR / Myanmar / Thailand / Viet Nam
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2 November 2017
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