Thua Thien-Hue: Wood exports soar 40 percent Business

Thua Thien-Hue: Wood exports soar 40 percent

Thua Thien-Hue province’s export revenue of wood and wooden products in the first half surged 40 percent year-on-year to nearly 60 million USD, according to the local Department of Industry and Trade.
European Parliament delegation visits Vietnam Politics

European Parliament delegation visits Vietnam

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong had a bilateral meeting in Hanoi on January 7 with Vice President of the European Parliament (EP) Heidi Hautala who is leading an EP working delegation to Vietnam from January 7-9.
Quang Nam develops value chain of acacia trees Society

Quang Nam develops value chain of acacia trees

The south central province of Quang Nam is developing a value chain for acacia trees at international standards under a project supported by the Green Annamites of the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
FLEGT-VPA to fuel Vietnam’s wood export to global markets Business

FLEGT-VPA to fuel Vietnam’s wood export to global markets

Vietnam’s signing of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT-VPA) with the European Union (EU) will help the country boost wood product exports to not only the EU but also many other markets, according to an official.
More than 11,500 hectares of forests planted in Tuyen Quang Environment

More than 11,500 hectares of forests planted in Tuyen Quang

The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang planted additional 11,565 hectares of forest from the outset of this year, or 103.3 percent of the set target for the whole year, according to deputy head of the forest protection bureau under the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Trieu Dang Khoa.
Thua Thien-Hue eyes sustainable forest development Environment

Thua Thien-Hue eyes sustainable forest development

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue plans to grow 13,000 hectares of large-timber forest by 2020, with 40 percent of which received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)’s certificate, ensuring that products come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.
Australia helps Vietnam with sustainable forest management Society

Australia helps Vietnam with sustainable forest management

The “Responsible Asia Forestry and Trade Partnership” project (RAFT3) funded by the Australian Government has provided technical support for three Vietnamese companies in sustainable forest management, heard a workshop in Tuy Hoa city, the central province of Phu Yen, on August 9.