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Vietnam’s forest coverage remains at 42.02%: agriculture ministry

In 2022, Vietnam had 14,790,075 ha of forest area, of which 10,134,082 ha were natural forests and 4,655,933 ha were planted ones, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced in a decision on June 20. The total area of forest meeting standards for calculating forest ...

Vietnam to pilot carbon credit trade from 2025

A seminar on opportunities for developing a carbon market in Vietnam took place in Hanoi on April 20.Jointly hosted by Giao thong (Transport) Newspaper and Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID), the event focused on roadmaps for developing the domestic carbon market, and policy recommendations ...

Joining hands for forest protection

Forests cover a third of the continent, providing essential services and making an important contribution to sustaining life on the planet. Currently, the livelihoods of more than 1.6 billion people on earth, depend on forests.Under “Vietnam’s forestry development strategy for the2021-2030 period, with a vision ...

Vu Thanh

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 ...

Vietnam will likely pilot carbon credit market by 2025: ministry

With its large forest reserves, Vietnam has great potential for developing a forest carbon credit market, and a “draft project to develop the carbon market in Vietnam” with a view to piloting a carbon credit exchange by 2025 was already submitted to the prime minister for ...

Vinh Tho - Quang The - Le

Vietnam takes steps towards carbon credit market

Vietnam’s carbon market is expected to thrive in the near future, given that the country has large forest reserves and many corporations stand ready to pour billions of US dollar to purchase forest carbon credits from Vietnam. It was estimated that Vietnam will be able ...

National biodiversity strategy to 2030 approved

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a decision approving the national biodiversity strategy to 2030 with a vision towards 2050.Under the strategy, the Government targets increasing the area of protected ecosystems to 9 percent of the country’s land area, and protected marine and ...

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