With microfinancing, Vietnam’s rural people emerge as champions of reforestation

BOGOR, Indonesia (27 February, 2013)_Rural people are playing a key role in reforesting Vietnam, using small, low-interest loans for household plantations that both supply the pulp and paper industry and act as personal savings accounts: When in need of fast cash, they can always cut down a few trees, says a new report by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).This article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.