Act No. 5403 on Soil Conservation and Land Use

This legislation has the purpose of protecting and improving soil quality, especially in areas deemed at risk of degradation due to climate change. It amends a number of existing laws and regulations by promoting sustainability and adaptation to climate change.

The Ministry of Forest and Water Affairs is tasked with undertaking necessary measures by co-operating with related public agencies and institutions and non-governmental organizations on areas in which land degradation has been identified due to climate change or human settlement, agriculture or industrial activities.

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