2 RAMSA Sites in Lao PDR

1. Beung Kiat Ngong is in Champassak Province of southern Lao PDR is an open wetland area. The Beung Kiat Ngong Wetlands complex is made up of diverse wetland types, including swamps, lakes, peat lands and marshes. The edge of the wetland is forested, and is surrounded by large trees, including species typically found in the south and east of Lao PDR.

2. Xe Champhone Wetlands in Savannakhet Province of southern Lao PDR includes a large plain containing perennial and seasonal rivers as well as scattered lakes, ponds, fresh water marshes, and rice paddy fields. These become interconnected during the wet season, and the wetlands complex extends into other wetlands areas.

RAMSA Sites in Lao PDR


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