Socioeconomic Impacts

The project is estimated to generate $21 million over the crediting period, benefiting about 5000 households (including six ethnic minority groups) through temporary employment in forestry operation and creating about 40 full-time jobs. The average annual net income per capita without the project in 2004 was $142; the project is expected to lift this by $34. Local forest agencies and companies will organize the training for local communities; this was cited by farmers and communities themselves as a major benefit along with employment opportunities, income increase and improvement in local environments.

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