Tuyen Quang boasts over 25,000 ha of certified forest Environment

Tuyen Quang boasts over 25,000 ha of certified forest

The northern province of Tuyen Quang has had more than 25,000 hectares of forest granted sustainable forest management certificates in accordance with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards, and is among the localities with the largest planted forest area that has received certification.
Starbucks Vietnam rolls out Vietnam-inspired designs  ​ Business

Starbucks Vietnam rolls out Vietnam-inspired designs ​

US coffee chain Starbucks has marked its seven-year presence in Vietnam by introducing a range of exclusive new designs celebrating Vietnamese culture, including a Vietnam Coffee Filter, a Vietnam Been There Collection Mug, and a Vietnam Starbucks Card.
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.