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NCPO readies plan to rein in deforestation

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The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is preparing to unveil a master plan to cut deforestation by 40% in the next decade. 

Office of Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission officials and forest protection officers inspect more than 1,000 rai of land in Saraburi's Muak Lek district. The agencies suspect the land comprises forest reserves that have been encroached upon. Tawatchai Kemgumnerd

The junta ordered the creation of the plan to limit deforestation, tackle land encroachment and introduce more sustainable natural resource management, says Col Banpot Poonpian, spokesman for the Internal Security Operations Command (Isoc).

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