Publications

White-handed gibbon (Hylobates lar)

National Action Plan for Conservation of Gibbons welcomed in Vientiane

The Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) has taken a further step to demonstrate its commitment to protecting globally important biodiversity by launching a national action plan for the conservation of gibbons.  

23 Sep 2011 | Downloads - publication
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Gibbon Surveys

Gibbon Surveys

This report presents the key findings from trips to the Nam Phui National Protected Area (NPA) for surveys of White-handed Gibbons (Hylobates lar) and to Dong Khanthung Provincial Protected Area (PPA) for surveys of Pileated Gibbons (Hylobates pileatus), as well provides some initial recommendations for the conservation of these gibbon species in the future.
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29 Jul 2010 | Downloads - publication
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The Ramsar Convention in Lao PDR

The Ramsar Convention in Lao PDR

“Ramsar promotes integrated approaches to managing wetland systems so that human uses of these areas are undertaken to retain their natural values and ‘capital’ for future generations” 

21 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

Strategic Framework 2007 - 2011

Strategic Framework 2007 - 2011

Strategic Framework 2007–2011 (Conservation for Sustainable Livelihoods in Lao PDR – Refreshed Thinking)   …  

21 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

Finding Protected Area Funding Solutions

Finding Protected Area Funding Solutions

IUCN discusses protected areas funding with the Lao PDR government and non-governmental organisations.  

21 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

Consuming The Future

Consuming The Future

Consuming The Future _ The Real Status of Biodiversity in Lao PDR …  

21 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

(RTEA) - National Report for Lao PDR

Rapid Trade and Environment Assessment (RTEA) - National Report for Lao PDR - Executive Summary

The Report is based on wideranging stakeholder interviews, economic and trade analysis, a literature review, and extensive consultation with the Expert Advisory Panel to the RTEA project.   …  

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

(RTEA) - Background Reserach Papers

Rapid Trade and Environment Assessment (RTEA) - Background Reserach Papers

These papers provided vital background information and illuminated key sector-specific policy recommendations for the main assessment and are seen as a valuable contribution to the growing body of in-country research focusing on the complex dynamics between trade and the environment in Lao PDR.   …  

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

MAKING THE ECONOMIC LINKS

MAKING THE ECONOMIC LINKS

Biodiversity contributes directly to poverty reduction in at least five key areas: food security, health improvements, income generation, reduced vulnerability, and ecosystem services.   …  

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

WILDLIFE IN LAO PDR - 1999 STATUS REPORT

WILDLIFE IN LAO PDR - 1999 STATUS REPORT

The 1999 Status Report is a result of collaboration between the Centre for Protected Areas and Watershed Management, IUCN - The World Conservation Union, and The Wildlife Conservation Society, supported by funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).   …  

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication