The Mohnyin Township Forest Department has issued community forest certificates to 1,440 acres of forest on 9 October at Mohnyin Township, Kachin State.
At the certification ceremony, U Naing Naing Tun, the Deputy Director of the Mohnyin District Forest Department, explained the work of the community forest foundation, and distributed forest certificates to 289 households who are developing a community forest.
The Township Forest has issued community forest certificates since 2010. At present, there are 13,884.38 acres, 46 groups, and 2,079 members holding certificates, according to the Township Forest Department.—Kyaw Kyaw Htway (Mohnyin)
(Translated by La Wonn)