Hukaung Logs
Monday, January 4, 2010 at 1:44PM
[chuck] in Hukaung Tiger Reserve, Myanmar, Science, community forestry

One of the main reasons for starting the community forestry work in the Hukaung Valley (see Naw Aung and His Sagawa) is that a lot of the important subsistence resources for villagers, e.g. timber and rattan, are being harvested commercially and gradually depleted by outsiders.  For example, the load of sagawa logs shown above being hauled across the Taron River to Tanai (see Crossing the Taron). 

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