National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (Lao) | Land Portal
Acronym: 
NAFRI

The National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute was established under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to consolidate agriculture and forestry research activities within the country and develop a coordinated National Agriculture and Forestry Research System.


NAFRI is mandated to undertake integrated agriculture, forestry and fisheries research in order to provide technical information, norms and results which help to formulate strategy in accordance with  government policies. NAFRI has four main functions including: carrying out adaptive research, developing methods, tools and information packages, providing policy feedback, and coordinating and managing research. Tasks that NAFRI are involved in include land-use planning and assessments of changes in forest cover and biomass. 

National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (Lao) Resources

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Library Resource
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Janeiro, 2011
Laos

In the early 1990s, the Lao government launched a nationwide Land Use Planning and Land Allocation  programme in a bid t foster socio-economic development while protecting the environment. However, the programme has long been perceived as having negative impacts on rural livelihoods. A central criticism was that limited local participation results in unsustainable land use plans; consequently, the government introduced significant changes into the process to enhance participation.

Library Resource
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Janeiro, 2009
Laos

In recent years Laos has experienced rapid changes in land and resource use and tenure. Of those, the allocation of expansive land concessions for rubber production has been amongst the most significant. While rubber is being developed in various ways in Laos, large rubber concessions in southern Laos have frequently overlapped with agricultural and forest lands of importance to local people, replacing them and thus dramatically affecting agrarian livelihoods.

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