Seeds of Hope : EXO Community Forest in Dong Nai, Vietnam


 Overview of Gaia Assessment of Forest: 

Description of the forest
– Total area: 1ha
– Location: Km 15, Subzone 147, Area 2,
Patch A, A Dong Nai World Biosphere
Reserve (Tiểu khu 147, Khoảnh 2, Lô A).
– Forest type: 327 CKD.
– History: the forest land used to belong to a
Forest Enterprise; trees were totally cut
down when the area was hand on to Dong
Nai World Biosphere Reserve (Dong Nai
Culture and Nature Reserve) in 2004.
– Reforestation history: the land was
reforestation for the first time in 1995 with only Hopea odorata (Sao). The trees were
grown in 6X7m separate from each other.
In 2015, Sindora siamensis was planted in the middle of two Hopea odorata, so that the
distance from Sindora siamensis to Hopea odorata is 3X3.5m

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