- Sara Melki (Gret)
- Year : 2016
- 26 p.
- Language(s) : Anglais
- Organized by GRET, WWF and RECOFTC
- Geographical area : Laos
- Domaine(s) : Agricultural Development, Natural Resource Management
- Publication à télécharger : Report of the Lao Bamboo & Rattan Platform "Workshop, 15 and 16th june 2016
The development of the green value chains contributes to improve livelihoods and to preserve biodiversity for the improvement of the forest cover. The sustainable management of the bamboo and rattan forest is contributing to the National Forest strategy by ensuring forestry practices on preserving and increasing the forest cover through a sustainably access and trade of the natural resource. Bamboo and rattan resource is also contributing to nutrition strategy plan of Lao PDR by its income generation activity used by small scale farmers on improving food security and livelihoods. Women, in particular ethnic women in upland areas, are the main actors on the development of the bamboo value chains.