This event organized by ITTO and supported by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture of Germany will cover the opportunities and challenges for sustainable teak value chains in Lao PDR. 

Teak as a native specie in this region has a teak forest coverage of 68 500 hectares and teak plantations owned by the private sector and rural communities of about 36 000 hectares. The event seeks to shed light on sustainable forest-based development among smallholders in the regions lower Mekong.

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