From October 2009 to April 2010, CISDOMA was entrusted by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) with research on socio-economic development of Forestry Development Project in Hoa Binh and Son La provinces (KfW7). Serving a pivotal role in the GIZ-funded project, this research sought to develop a database on socio-economic and livelihood conditions of 40 project districts in order to monitor the results of the project’s interventions and other livelihood programs.