By Chris Lang and Bruce Shoemaker.
· Background: Forests and Rural Communities in Laos
· The Failure of the ADB’s First Plantation Project in Laos
· The ADB’s New Plantations Project in Laos: Repeating the Same
BOX: The impacts of industrial tree plantations are being increasingly felt by rural communities. Eyewitness reports describe some of these impacts.
Creating Poverty in Laos: The Asian Development Bank and Industrial Tree Plantations.