Project title: Demonstration on Integrated Planning and Management of Forest Ecosystem in Greater Mekong Sub-region –Demonstration on Forest Fire Prevention and Control in Luang Namtha Province, Lao PDR
Executing agency: Department of Forestry, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Lao PDR
Target economy: Lao PDR
Duration: 12 months, May 2017 to April 2019
Goal: The goal of the project is to assist Lao PDR in improving facilities, techniques and capacity of forest fire prevention and control thus contribute to promoting sustainable forest management and enhancing ecosystem security of forests in Greater Mekong Sub-region
Objectives: Construct a forest fire monitoring and alarming system for the Luang Namtha Province, Lao PDR to serve as a reliable high-tech platform that supports a series of fire prevention works; Enhance the capacity of forestry officers in forest fire prevention and control.
Expected outputs: Forest fire monitoring and alarming system constructed in Luang Namtha Province, Lao PDR; Capacity of forestry staff in Luang Namtha Province improved