Tag Archives: Lao PDR

Forest Resource Utilization of Ban Luk 32 Community, Xay Distric, Oudomxay Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

This paper aims to analyze forest resource utilization and conservation awareness of the ethnic groups in Luk 32 Village, Xay District, Oudomxay Province, Northern Laos. The data were obtained from a household survey of 100 samples from five ethnic groups. The basic statistics and qualitative data were analyzed. The results show that the sample households harvested 11 types of forest ... Read More »

Community’s Participation in Laongam Production Forest Management Saravane Province Lao.PDR

The objectives of the study were:  1) to  determine the socio-economic condition and forest resource utilization of people residing around production forest, 2) to determine the level of participation and factors relating people participation in Laongam production forest management . The 121 people living in Dongmone and Nongpho villages, Wapy district, Saravane province, Lao PDR were employed as the sample ... Read More »

Morphology of some Bamboos Commonly Used in Lao PDR

Bamboos have provided a variety of raw materials and products widely used in Lao PDR for centuries.  Their diversity often makes people confused particularly in local and botanical names.  This study aimed to use the morphological procedure to identify some bamboos commonly used in the country.  Three study sites (Oudomxay province, Vientiane Capital, and Champasak province) representing the Northern, Central, ... Read More »

Effect of Rainfall and Land Use Changes on Potential Stream Flow of Upper Nam Ngum River Basin, Lao PDR.

The purposes of this study were to investigate the land use change by the percentage of forest area and used the moving average as 1, 3, 5, 10, 15 and 20 years to determine the variability of rainfall and stream flow volumes.  The potential stream flow was applied to a specific water yield formula.  Simple linear regression was applied in ... Read More »

Utilization and Management of Forest Resource by Local People: A Case Study of Nam Et-Phoulouey National Conservation Forest Houaphanh Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

This research aimed to assess forest resource utilization of local people who live in the Num Et–Phoulouey National Conservation Forest Houaphanh Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic.  Heads of 168 sample households were interviewed using a questionnaire. Data was analyzed using a computer program for social science. The analytical statistics included frequency, percentages, mean, standard deviation and Chi-square with statistical significance ... Read More »