MYANMAR FORESTRY OUTLOOK STUDY | Land Portal

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ISBN / Resource ID: 
OBL:100724

Contents:

1. INTRODUCTION
7 Background setting of Myanmar forest, people and the country 7
Scope and coverage 7
Key questions/issues 8
The process (methodology) 8
Structure of the report 8
2. THE ROLE OF THE FORESTRY SECTOR IN MYANMAR
9
Complement social needs 10
Environmental harmony 10
3. CURRENT STATE OF FORESTS AND FORESTRY IN MYANMAR
12
The trend of forest resources 12
Wood and wood products 16
Non-wood forest products 18
Wood as a source of energy 20
The service functions of forest 21
State of forest management 22
Policy and institutional framework 26
Problems undermining sustainable forest management 28
4. WHAT WILL INFLUENCE THE FUTURE STATE OF FORESTS AND
FORESTRY?
31
Demographic change 31
Economic transition 33
Environmental issues and policies 34
Future energy demand 36
5. PROBABLE SCENARIOS AND OTHER IMPLICATIONS
37
Rationale for scenario definition and driving forces 37
Usual scenario and alternatives 38
6. THE VISION IN 2020
40
Forest resources in the next two decades 40
Wood and wood products 41
SWOT analysis for the future of
the country’s forest and forestry 42
7. HOW TO CREATE A BETTER FUTURE
46
8. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
47
9.
REFERENCES
49
10. ANNEXES

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Khin Htun

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