The Management Board of the Red River Delta Biosphere Reserve made debut in Nam Dinh province on September 9.

During the 2013-2018 term, the board, led by the vice chairmen of Nam Dinh, Thai Binh and Ninh Binh provinces, will build a reserve that sustains the livelihood development of local residents while maintaining biodiversity and environmental change adaptation.

It will coordinate with relevant agencies to build and promote the image of the reserve in order to take the advantage of the region’s potential for sustainable socio-economic and tourism development.

The same day, representatives of the three provinces signed an agreement on implementing the regulations on the sustainable conservation and development of the Provincial Trans-boundary Coastal Wetland Biosphere Reserve in Red River Delta.

The Red River Delta Biosphere Reserve covers a total area of over 105,000 hectares in six districts of Thai Binh, Nam Dinh and Ninh Binh provinces. It is home to more than 128,000 residents.-VNA