Brunei is 80% forest and the 2 are working together on a joint forestry project.
And there is a lot of similar land available for forestry projects.
The mountain sides are mostly bare but there are ongoing forestry projects.
Only one united council undertook any direct operational activity - a forestry project in Wanganui.
The government has resorted to direct borrowing at least once before, to cover shortfalls in a special account for national forestry projects.
They volunteered for work in the remote forestry project here, seeking a new life and better pay.
About 800 men rotated through the camp, conducting forestry projects such as planting trees and building fire roads.
Sites were located typically in rural areas near the agricultural, soil conservation and forestry projects where the work took place.
However, others note the community co-benefits that forestry projects foster.
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