Environment and natural resources

Forests and forestry

Government to impose fine for damaging trees

Individuals or organisations who are found to cause damage to trees will be fined up to VNĐ30 million (US$1,300) from January 15, says a new Government decree.Keep reading   ...

Vietnam News

Vietnamese province wants to clear 12,700 hectares of forest for project development

Authorities in Dak Lak Province, located in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, are planning to wipe out nearly 12,700 hectares of forest for the implementation of various projects deemed essential for local development.Keep reading ...

Tuoi Tre News Reporter

Vietnam's protected forests decreased 1.7 mln hectares within 10 years

“Protected forests in Vietnam are declining in terms of both size and quality. From 2004 to 2014, the area of protected forests has decreased by 1.7 million hectares, equivalent to an average decline of 23% per year.”Keep reading  ...

Hung Vo

Prospect on forest replantation in Vietnam

In the foothills of Vietnam’s Annamite mountains, hundreds of small forest owners are joining forces to produce sustainable acacia used in furniture around the world. With much of the country’s plantations owned by individuals, expanding the approach may be the best chance for saving forests ...

Ha Vu

Vietnam Protects Coastal Communities Vulnerable to Climate Change

Vietnam began today with the help of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) a project aimed at strengthening the adaptability of coastal communities vulnerable to climate change. Executable for five years and valued at some 30 million dollars that will contribute the Green Climate Fund, ...

Prensa Latina Reporter

Various targets of 2006-2020 forestry development strategy surpassed

Vietnam has made a lot of achievements in the implementation of the 2006-2020 national forestry development strategy, contributing to the protection of natural environment, reduction of natural disasters and transition of self-supplied forestry production into a commodity-based one. Keep reading    ...

Bich Hong

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