We support that vision through protection and improved management of biodiversity values by building the capacity of government and local stakeholders, improving management of wildlife and wild places through community engagement, and combatting illegal wildlife trade.
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Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area (NEPL NPA), located in north-eastern Lao PDR, is the largest protected area in the country and the site of multi award-winning eco-tourism operations that enhance local livelihoods and disincentivize unsustainable resource use.
To help mitigate climate change, WCS actively supports REDD+ national policy developments and pilot activities that demonstrate how forest protection measures can be linked to international, performance-based incentive mechanisms.
On 15-16 October 2018 the Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area (NEPL NPA) welcomed H.E Dr. Mme. Souvanpheng BOUPPHANOUVONG, the Minister to Prime Minister’s Office.