Plantation forestry and contract farming for pulp fibre production in North-East Thailand

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Pulp demand rising, fibre supply limited 1.   Projected demand for pulp and paper in Thailand in the coming 25 years is high, which renders rapid strengt­hening of country's own pulp mill­ing capacity na­tionally well justified.  Remark­able increment in pulp supply can be met only with planted trees, through plantations and contract farming.  The …