Nan Province holds an operational meeting to present plans and guidelines for enhancing the quality of life in local communities in Nan Province. Today, on September 11, 2023, at the Nan Golden Water Hotel in Mueang District, Nan Province, Mr. Kritsaphat Petcharabunin, the Deputy Governor of Nan Province, presides over the operational meeting to present plans and guidelines for implementing the 'Project of improving the quality of life in local communities in Nan Province.' The project aims to develop sustainable land and forest management practices at the local level to achieve the national goal of Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and forestry sectors.
A total of 27 government, state, and private sector organizations have participated in this initiative. The project has been initiated with support from the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO) and aims to establish a model for sustainable land and forest management at the local level, starting in Nan Province. Various stakeholders from different sectors have come together to collaborate, learn, and work towards a common goal. The project focuses on restoring degraded forest areas and land to promote sustainable land management in agriculture and develop sustainable land use practices to halt land degradation. This initiative also aims to increase community involvement, including local government agencies and stakeholders, in promoting sustainable agriculture and forestry to achieve Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the agriculture and forestry sectors.
To outline the project plans and operational guidelines, the Regional Land Development Office 7 organized this meeting, which includes discussions on plans, guidelines, and knowledge exchange to establish a framework for the development of agricultural and forest areas in the local community of Pa Laew Luang Sub-District, Sansuk District, Nan Province. The focus is on developing agricultural and forest areas that provide sustainable livelihoods and income for the community while emphasizing development in harmony with environmental conservation and restoration of degraded forests, ultimately creating sustainable and enduring forests.