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Dear Shanta et al., ( not sure if it is not too late make comments) I think this is going to be an interesting chapter. A lot of important things have happened in developing countries over the years and the contribution of CGE models to policy formulation since the earlier work of Dervis et al. (1982) of course has play a vital role in guiding policy makers in the scientific and effective way. As I have been working on my PhD project since 2008, I used a macro-micro economic framework by connecting the dynamic general equilibrium model to a Microsimulation model to examine the forestry policy change in Laos and this leads to two different objectives for my study. the dynamic general equilibrium model was used to examine impacts of forest plantation development on the macro-economy of Laos. Analysis is focussed on the Government of Laos’ forest policy involving the doubling of the 2003 forest cover by the year 2020. Some key conclusion from this analysis shows that this forestry policy is likely to have a positive impact on the Lao economy by increasing the production of forestry and forestry related industries and by stimulating exports and household income. Despite prompting a relatively higher growth in the production of various other industries, some undesirable impacts are also likely. There is only a fairly small increase in the growth of government revenue. Interestingly, when looking at the impact of this policy change at the household level. This policy change tends to have positive but minor effects on the households by increasing real household income and lead to reduction in poverty. Looking forward to reading this interesting chapter. Best regards, Somvang