Illustrative photo (Photo: VNA)
 

Ca Mau (VNA) – The southernmost province of Ca Mau is embarking on a sustainable forestry development project for 2016-2020 with a total cost of 684 billion VND (31 million USD) sourced from the public and State budget. 

According to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the province will plant 18,000ha of forest and 15 million dispersed trees, replant 100ha of forest per year, and protect 51,000ha of protective and special-purpose forest. 

Under the project, Ca Mau will also protect and develop U Minh Ha and Mui Ca Mau national parks for 2016-2020, invest in forests and gardens for breeding, and build a high-quality centre for forestry breeding. 

Ca Mau is currently home to more than 100,000ha of forest.-VNA