National Protected Areas - Lao PDR PDF Print E-mail

                 Number and Area of Protected Areas in Lao PDR by IUCN Category

 

Type of Protected Area

IUCN Classification

No.

Area (km2)

Strict Nature Reserve

Ia

 

 

Wilderness Area

Ib

 

 

National Park

II

 

 

Natural Monument or Feature

III

 

 

Habitat/Species Management Area

IV

 

 

Protected Landscape/Seascape

V

 

 

Protected Area with Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

VI

23a

36,992a

All types

 

23

36,992

  aFourth National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity

   Source: Fourth ASEAN State of the Environment Report 2009. Jakarta: ASEAN Secretariat, October 2009.