Mangrove forest growing launched in Mekong Delta Environment

Mangrove forest growing launched in Mekong Delta

A ceremony was held to launch a mangrove afforestation campaign in some provinces in the Mekong Delta on July 20 by the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Ca Mau provincial People’s Committee.
Thailand-Laos forest planting activity held World

Thailand-Laos forest planting activity held

Thung Chang district in Nan province of Thailand has held an ASEAN forest planting activity as part of the campaign promoting security and strength in villages along Thailand-Laos border, enhancing both countries’ relations.
Forestry product exports rise 11 percent in January Business

Forestry product exports rise 11 percent in January

Forestry product exports in January is estimated at 903 million USD, a rise of 11 percent over the same period in 2018, reported the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
1,092 flood-proof houses built under GCF-funded project Society

1,092 flood-proof houses built under GCF-funded project

Up to 1,092 flood-proof houses were built in 2018 under the project on improving the resilience of vulnerable costal communities to climate change related impacts in Vietnam, funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), heard a conference in Hanoi on December 18.
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.
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.
Wood processing to become spearhead in production: PM Business

Wood processing to become spearhead in production: PM

Wood processing and forestry export must become a spearhead in Vietnam’s production and exports in the next ten years, making the country become the world’s leading forestry production and export hub, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Localities step up forest planting Environment

Localities step up forest planting

Vietnam’s area of new concentrated forests hit 131,000ha in the first eight months of 2017, a rise of two percent year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Natural forest development remains unattractive to businesses Environment

Natural forest development remains unattractive to businesses

Vietnam is facing great challenges in attracting investment in forest-based profitable and sustainable business activities, said Nguyen Van Ha, Vice Director of the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development at a conference in Hanoi on August 7.