Project strengthens community’s engagement in natural resource management Environment

Project strengthens community’s engagement in natural resource management

A water resource management project has been underway in Dak Rong commune, K’Bang district of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, aiming to preserve the local biodiversity, improve the livelihood of communities in the basins of Srepok and Sesan rivers sustainably, and encourage the engagement of parties in managing natural resources.
Mekong basin dams pose danger: experts Environment

Mekong basin dams pose danger: experts

Countries in the Mekong River basin have been urged to stop building hydroelectric dams on the river’s main stream as alluvial soil and vital nutrients are being seriously depleted.
Project addresses timber trade Business

Project addresses timber trade

A European Union-funded project addressing the timber industry in Vietnam and Laos was launched on August 21 in Hanoi by the Vietnam Administration of Forestry, the World Wide Fund for Nature and Centre for People and Nature Reconciliation.
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Resources sector needs oversight

A demand to improve management of natural resources to stop its depletion and degradation was made at a seminar on boosting transparency in natural resources management in Hanoi on July 15.
Consensus - key to protect lower Mekong River Environment

Consensus - key to protect lower Mekong River

As a nation in the lower Mekong River basin, Vietnam potentially bears serious impacts from programmes and development projects deployed on the mainstream of the upper river, and therefore needs to put forward solutions to deal with different development scenarios.