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Forest Stewardship Council

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).

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.

Germany-supported project helps Vietnam manage forests

Environment

Germany-supported project helps Vietnam manage forests

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) on August 19 jointly organise a conference to review a project to promote Vietnam’s sustainable management of natural forest and marketing of important forest products.