Environment and natural resources

Forests and forestry

Forest policy and administration

Key LawsCircular No. 34/2009 / TT-BNNPTNT on the criteria for determining and classifying forests (2009)Decree No.117/2010/ND-CP on Organization and Management of the Special-Use Forest System (2010)Land Law (2013)Law on Forestry (2017)—replaced Law on Forest Protection and Development (2004)Classifying Forest LandAll land and the natural resources ...

Forests and Forestry

The Government of Vietnam considers forests an important ecological resource, valuable for the socio-economic development and well-being of communities throughout the country. Forests play a major role in adapting to climate change as well as in regular environmental functions such as preventing erosion and maintaining ...

State Public Land

State Forest LandDuring revolution and national unification, the Vietnamese government nationalized agricultural and forest land throughout the country. While agricultural land was de-collectivized in the Đổi mới reforms since the mid-1980s, the majority of forest and forest land has continued to be managed by state ...

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