Communities in Vietnam conserving forest ecosystems and and benefiting from them

June 17, 2016

By World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

Southeast Asia contain the world’s third largest tropical forest. However, deforestation persists. Climate change often aggravates the situation. Over 50% of the population of ASEAN depends on the forest for sustenance. Large forest areas in the ASEAN region are already managed by local people.