Forest covers 42.02% of Vietnam’s total area by end of 2021

Vietnam had 14,745,201 ha of forest area, of which 10,171,757 ha are natural forests and 4,573,444 ha are planted ones, including open canopy forests, as of December 1, 2021, according to a decision announced by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

The total area of forest meeting standards for calculating forest cover was 13,923,108 ha, resulting in a percentage of forest cover of 42.02%.

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