A National Biodiversity Conservation Area (NBCA) is an environmentally protected area in Laos. There are all together 21 different NBCAs in Laos, protecting 29,775 square kilometers.[1] Another 10 NBCAs have been proposed, many of them being treated by authorities as though they were already officially protected.[2]

List of NBCAs

See also


  1. ^ National parks and nature reserves in Laos
  2. ^ World Database on Protected Areas

External links

  • Lao People’s Democratic Republic - National Report on Protected Areas and Development
  • Ecotourism Laos - Protected Areas
  • IUCN review (PDF)
  • Protected Areas Development report
  • Maps of Protected Areas