We have recognized the problems associated with the severe loss of forest cover, and has attempted to address them with a series of policy initiatives to

The vision encourages increased plantation forestry, focusing on degraded forest land, and strong private sector involvement in this.

Improve regulation of logging and other forest extraction activities Attempt to contain shifting cultivation by encouraging fixed cultivation Develop partnerships with village communities to enable the allocation of forest land, and hand-over of responsibility for forest management to them, enabling more equitable sharing of benefits from the forest Encourage private individuals and organizations to take a lead in establishing plantations of commercial tree species