Environment and natural resources

Forests and forestry

Agriculture ministry wants to sell 5.9 million tons more of carbon dioxide

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has reported to the government about the signing of documents on transferring 10.3 million tons of CO2 to the World Bank which will bring turnover of VND1.25 trillion.In the report to the Prime Minister on the implementation ...

Tam An

Việt Nam has first more than US$41 million from selling forest carbon credits

A total of US$41 million in carbon credit sales is the first forest proceeds from six north central provinces from the emission reduction agreement with the World Bank. This money is transferred to localities to pay forest owners, local people and communities to manage, protect and ...

Forestry digitization helps to locate every tree, keep track of every animal

The forestry sector is moving ahead with digital transformation in management. High technology is being used to create a large database of information about every tree and animal in the forest.Nguyen Duc Thanh from the Vietnam Academy of Forest Sciences (VAFS) said the forestry industry ...

Tam An

Ministerial meeting discusses transboundary haze pollution in Mekong sub-region

The 12th Meeting of the Sub-regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution in the Mekong Sub-region took place in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on November 30.With the participation of representatives of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, the ...

Vietnam strives to have 1 million hectares of large wood with certifications

According to forestry experts, sustainable forest certification for one million hectares of large-sized timber forests is a passport for Vietnam’s wood processing industry to increase export value and export into potential markets.According to statistics from the Department of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and ...

Translated By Dan Thuy

Deforestation caused by rubber vastly underestimated: study

Deforestation for rubber cultivation has been “substantially underestimated”, and is two to three times higher than generally assumed, a new study said Wednesday.Using satellite data and cloud computing, scientists said they compiled the first detailed accounting of deforestation for rubber production in Southeast Asia — ...

Additional documentation required for Ka Pet Water Reservoir project

The People’s Committee of Binh Thuan Province has announced that the environmental impact assessment report for the Ka Pet Water Reservoir project must supplement additional documentation that includes the dam breach contingency plan and a biodiversity assessment. This is necessary due to the project’s impact ...

Bao Nghi (translator)

Vietnam gets US$41.2 million in emission reduction payments

Vietnam has received US$41.2 million, equivalent to 80 percent of the total funding, from the World Bank for 10.3 million tons of CO2 as a result of its efforts to reduce carbon emissions in deforestation and forest degradation until 2025.Vietnam has made strong commitments to the international ...

Workshop talks restoration of flooded areas in Mekong Delta

A workshop on launching a project to take nature-based solutions for the restoration of flooded areas and natural processes in the Mekong Delta took place in An Giang province on September 15.At the event, a WWF Vietnam representative said they will conduct studies and propose nature-based solutions for the ...

Vietnam takes steps towards net zero emissions

The issuance of the national plan on the implementation of the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use is another step taken by the Vietnamese Government towards achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Under the plan, the area of downgrading natural forests restored and upgraded ...

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