Lao govt issues notice suspending certification of forest areas

  • Laos
  • Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN): The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment recently issued a notice to suspend certifying and rechecking the documents for using forest land by individuals, legal entities or organisations in areas of preserved, protected and production forests throughout the country.

The notice, No 1423 was issued on March 25, following the observation of individuals, legal entities and organisations that have invaded or are illegally occupying land in the country’s important forest areas which are causing issues with forest management.

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