Environment and natural resources

Environmental and biodiversity protection

Adaptation part of National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050

Việt Nam will prioritise protecting and managing forests as part of a National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050, enhancing restoration, community participation and employment opportunities in the forestry sector. Between now and 2030, the country will focus on forestry protection and restoration, promoting mangrove, coastal ...

Experts evaluate Việt Nam's eco-industrial park model

Experts from UNIDO and Việt Nam shared their knowledge to evaluate the eco-industrial park model according to the international framework, at a recent online workshop. The workshop is part of the project “Eco-industrial parks intervention in Việt Nam – Perspective from the Global Eco-Industrial Park Programme” ...

Vietnam strives to conserve, sustainably use wetlands

A national action plan on the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands in the 2021-2030 period has been issued, with priority given to recover important wetlands that are under degradation. The plan aims to complete the investigation, statistics and inventory of the wetland database at ...

Local communities lend a hand to forest protection

Kon Ka Kinh National Park, located in the Kon Hà Nừng Plateau Biosphere Reserve, the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, is being protected thanks to the engagement of the local ethnic minority community. Twenty-six communities of the Bahnar ethnic group have been assigned the ...

US funds Mekong Delta coastal habitat protection

A project to conserve coastal habitats in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta has been launched with financial support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The project, called the Mekong Delta Coastal Habitat Conservation project, was announced during U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris’s visit to Vietnam in ...

Minh Nga

Project targets to plant additional 20,000 hectares of forest in response to climate change

Vietnam will strive to plant an additional 20,000 hectares of forest, including 9,800 hectares of mangrove forest and 10,200 hectares of forest for shielding from winds in the 2021-2030 period.The target has been set under a project on protecting and developing coastal forests to respond ...

First report on maritime environment, national islands completed

The report, the first of its kind to be launched after the 2015 Law on Natural Resources, and Environment of Sea and Islands took effect. It was built based on the DPSIR (drivers, pressures, state, impact, and response model of intervention) framework, a causal one ...

Conservation programs put on hold with access denied due to spread of COVID

Biodiversity conservation projects and forest protection in the central highlands region, over the past two years, have been either delayed or suspended as travel and mass gathering activities are limited by COVID-19 prevention measures.Trinh Viet Ty, director of managing director of Kon Chu Rang Nature ...

ASEAN launches region-wide greening initiative

The ASEAN Green Initiative (AGI) has been launched with an aim to ramp up restoration efforts and plant at least 10 million native trees in the next 10 years. It was carried out on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of ASEAN (August 8) by ...

Measures enhanced to protect biodiversity resources

Vietnam is known as one of the countries with high biodiversity in the world. The rich and diverse natural ecosystems are an important source of capital for the sustainable development of many economic sectors in the country. However, the risk of biodiversity degradation is increasing ...

Trung Nguyen, Le Hong

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Vietnam? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Vietnam website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Vietnam website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Vietnam will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

4HVTa
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!