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  • Writer's pictureSylvain Richer de Forges

Comparative analysis of land reclamation in south east asia

Nurturing Sustainable Landscapes in Southeast Asia 

Excited to shed light on the impactful strides Southeast Asian nations are taking toward sustainability and land reclamation!


Peatland Restoration: Indonesia has committed to restoring 2 million hectares of degraded peatland, crucial for preserving biodiversity and mitigating carbon emissions. (Source: World Bank)


Mangrove Conservation: Vietnam has successfully restored and protected over 200,000 hectares of mangrove forests, safeguarding coastal areas from erosion and providing essential habitats. (Source: International Union for Conservation of Nature - IUCN)


Urban Green Spaces: Thailand is investing in urban green spaces, reclaiming disused areas to create sustainable, community-centric environments. Over 1,000 hectares have been repurposed for green initiatives. (Source: Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization)


Smart Agriculture: Malaysia is adopting precision agriculture techniques, reclaiming degraded land for sustainable farming. This approach has increased agricultural productivity by 20%, reducing the need for further land conversion. (Source: Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute)


Land Rehabilitation: The Philippines has embarked on a nationwide land rehabilitation program, reclaiming 500,000 hectares of degraded land by implementing agroforestry and sustainable land management practices. (Source: Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines)

Kudos to these nations for their dedicated efforts in balancing development with environmental conservation! Let's champion sustainability together. 

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