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community based management

Rice-shrimp farming model needs zoning

Society

Rice-shrimp farming model needs zoning

Rotating rice and shrimp farming on the same fields in the Mekong Delta has proven so economically effective and environmentally friendly that experts have urged the zoning of areas for the model.

Can Gio mangrove forest endowed with diverse ecosystem

Environment

Can Gio mangrove forest endowed with diverse ecosystem

Can Gio mangrove forest, which was recognised by UNESCO as a world biosphere reserve in 2000, is a complex of terrestrial and aquatic flora and fauna, formed downstream of the Dong Nai-Saigon river system in the southeast gateway of Ho Chi Minh City, with a total area of 7,740 ha.

Marine conservation: benefits and challenges

Environment

Marine conservation: benefits and challenges

With a rich cultural and ecological diversity as well as a unique wealth of species, Vietnam has huge potential for promoting its tourism brand but like many other developing nations, it is dealing with the thorny issue of harmonising socio-economic development, of which tourism is a key driver, with environmental conservation. A report by online Nhan dan newspaper.

Community role in mangrove forest management

Environment

Community role in mangrove forest management

Vietnam is one of the five countries hardest hit by climate change, with its coastal region being the most vulnerable area. Community-based management and development of mangrove forests is an effective way to strengthen coastal resilience against climate change.

Swiss-funded community project a success

Society

Swiss-funded community project a success

The efficiency of the Swiss-funded project “Promoting Community Management Models” (PCMM) will be rolled out across the Red River Delta province of Nam Dinh from 2012 to 2016, according to the SDC.