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Featured Highlights - Forests for People
I will clear the grass every few months to enable trees to grow faster.
Thuy, Vietnam
We choose teak wood because besides maintaining water levels, it also has a high price.
Lina Juwarti, Indonesia
With more knowledge we are being empowered to have better negotiation power.
Kao Sisompou, Lao PDR
Forests for People

The forests of Asia Pacific sustain the livelihoods of more than 500 million people across the region. With 26% of the global population and 10% of its forests, the average area of forest available per person is just 0.6 hectares – 60% less than the global average!