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Recommendations for a market-led approach to community forestry in Myanmar

Duncan Macqueen

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Pyoe Pin invited the author to undertake an advisory mission from 3-16 December 2012 to develop recommendations for a market-led approach to community forestry in Myanmar. This report summarizes the main findings from that mission. The main elements of that mission included: (i) background review of relevant literature pertaining to community forestry in Myanmar (and participation in a seminar on the same at the University of East Anglia (ii) a series of meetings with 30 leading actors related to community forestry between 3-16 December in Yangon; (iii) inputs to the organization and facilitation of a national workshop on ‘exploring a market led approach to strengthening community forestry in Myanmar; (iv) a one day field visit to Yakon community in the Ayeyarwadi Delta to assess commercial options of one mangrove-based community forest enterprise; (v) the development of this report based on the above.

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  • IIED code: G03553
  • Published: Apr 2013 - IIED
  • Theme: Forests
  • Language: English

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