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Winrock International
Biomass assessment training

Legacy Project

KKC Allometric Equation

Because forests have the capacity to store carbon, land management is a critical tool to address climate change. Fact-based decision making relies on accurate measurement of forest carbon. Winrock has conducted field training and developed a measurement methodology and manual that is being to create the biomass equations necessary to measure forest carbon stocks in Laos. These equations will be used in the country’s National Forest Inventory.

Funder: Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd.

Project Timeline: May 1, 2015 - April 30, 2017

Country: Laos

Program Areas: Clean Energy and Environment, Ecosystem Services and Forestry and Natural Resource Management