How teak ownership certification can benefit smallholders: a step by step process (Lao)

Publication date:  December 2015 Download cover: 




A proposed system of certifying teak plantation ownership in Bokeo, Lao PDR will provide smallholders with legal documentation on plantation value and potential access to bank microloans. This leaflet explains how smallholders can acquire more value from their plantation through the use of these certificates in combination with improved management and harvesting techniques, and efficiency in tree farming operations.