The project in Myanmar is all about community development and enabling people to care for trees, providing them with jobs, and making environmental restoration in a way that it’s profitable for people.
The enforcement of Laos’s laws controlling the wildlife trade appeared to do little to keep vendors from selling bushmeat, but fines did appear to potentially keep consumers from buying bushmeat.
A report sent to the Lao government in March, but still not released to the public, reveals that “construction of the saddle dam was substandard,” a PNPC official told RFA’s Lao Service this week.
Vietnamese say they will no longer accept that businesses must pollute the environment in order to make money.
Vietnam and Cambodia probably do not have the technical abilities to be able to control ASF, and the virus will soon surface in Myanmar and Laos, which have weak veterinary infrastructures and surveillance systems.