Mongolian forestry in a changing environment

1. Background Mongolia has about 18.6 million ha of forestlands occupying 11.8% of the country’s total land area. Of these, 11,968 ha are fire-prone areas, 1,241 ha are logged-over lands, 9,570 ha are pest-affected areas. Only 12.4 million ha, or 7.85% of the country’s territory, is actually covered by

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Rehabilitating degraded lands in Cambodia through the cluster method

This article briefly highlights the achievements of the regional project on ‘Performance of Modified Cluster Method in Rehabilitating Degraded Lands in Siem Reap, Cambodia (AFoCO/021/2021)’, which is a research-based project jointly implemented with the National Institution of Forest Science (NIFoS) of the Republic of Korea. Background

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Headquarters Agreement of AFoCO ratified on July 2

SEOUL – 2 July 2021 – The Korean National Assembly ratified the Headquarters Agreement of the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization. Under the Headquarters Agreement, the Korean government recognizes AFoCO as an “intergovernmental organization with international legal personality and capacity to perform legal acts required for

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Mongolian forestry in a changing environment

1. Background Mongolia has about 18.6 million ha of forestlands occupying 11.8% of the country’s total land area. Of these, 11,968 ha are fire-prone areas, 1,241 ha are logged-over lands, 9,570 ha are pest-affected areas. Only 12.4 million ha, or 7.85% of the country’s territory, is actually covered by

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Rehabilitating degraded lands in Cambodia through the cluster method

This article briefly highlights the achievements of the regional project on ‘Performance of Modified Cluster Method in Rehabilitating Degraded Lands in Siem Reap, Cambodia (AFoCO/021/2021)’, which is a research-based project jointly implemented with the National Institution of Forest Science (NIFoS) of the Republic of Korea. Background

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