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Over 600ha of forest in Binh Thuan to be felled for national reservoir project

The important national Ka Pet Water Reservoir project in My Thanh Commune of Binh Thuan Province’s Ham Thuan Nam District was decided by the National Assembly to invest in 2019. More than 619 hectares of natural forests including special-use forests, protected forests and production forests ...

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EU's new regulation on deforestation-linked products head-scratcher for Vietnamese producers

The EU’s ban on deforestation-linked imports are causing concern among Vietnamese producers as the requirements to trace commodities back to their origin can push up costs and entail finding alternative suppliers. The EU Deforestation-free Regulation (EUDR) will cover imports of various commodities, including cocoa, coffee, palm oil, ...

Building sustainable agricultural value chains to reduce deforestation

Vietnam is promoting sustainable agricultural trade and production to reduce deforestation, heard an event under the umbrella of the fourth Global Conference of the Planet Network’s Sustainable Food Systems Programme held in Hanoi on April 25.For sustainable development without causing deforestation, the EU through UNDP ...

5-million-euro sustainable landscape project set for Central Highlands

A project to strengthen integrated sustainable landscape management through a deforestation-free jurisdiction in the Central Highlands Lâm Đồng and Đắk Nông provinces was launched on Friday (3/6).The project will be implemented over four years (2022–2026) in Lâm Đồng and Đắk Nông provinces. The project’s targets ...

Lawmakers concerned over forest losses in light of central floods

Forest protection issues were in the spotlight on Tuesday in the National Assembly, amid public concern that the loss of forests had contributed to the devastation from floods and landslides in the central region in recent weeks.Responding to lawmakers’ concerns, Minister of Agriculture and Rural ...

Vietnam ready to carry out REDD+

A meeting was held in Hanoi on June 26 to review the project on support for preparing the readiness to carry out the international framework “Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation” (REDD+) in Vietnam Phase 2 (FCPF-2).The FCPF-2 project aims to assist relevant agencies ...

Deforestation continues to rage in Việt Nam

Việt Nam will mark four years of natural forest closure this July, a measure to reverse severe deforestation. A total 58 localities closed their natural forests from July 2016, following Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc’s order which aimed to halt wood exploitation by State agencies, including ...

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