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.
Vietnam, Cambodia work to fight illegal timber trading Business

Vietnam, Cambodia work to fight illegal timber trading

Vietnam and Cambodia should intensify cooperation in monitoring their export and import of timber and wood products, thus minimising illegal timber trading at border areas, heard a dialogue held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 22.
Finland helps Vietnam build forestry database Environment

Finland helps Vietnam build forestry database

Vietnam has set up a fully integrated forestry information database under a project funded by the Finnish Government, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said at a recent conference in Hanoi.
Forest database significant to national forestry strategy Environment

Forest database significant to national forestry strategy

Up-to-date information on forest coverage, forest fires, and silviculture are fully integrated in the Management Information System for Forest Sector in Vietnam (FORMIS) software, which is useful for the State management and the building of forestry strategy.
Thanh Hoa: Project helps preserve rare herbal plants Health

Thanh Hoa: Project helps preserve rare herbal plants

A scientific project to preserve and develop the genetic resources of the medicinal plants Ba Kich (Morinda officinalis How) and Sa nhan tim (Amomum Longiligulare T.L.Wu) is underway in Pu Hu Nature Reserve, the northern central province of Thanh Hoa.
Vietnam to raise forest coverage, exports Business

Vietnam to raise forest coverage, exports

Vietnam aims to raise its forest coverage to 41.6 percent and to earn 8.5–9 billion USD from exporting wood and forestry products while providing jobs to 25 million people in 2018.
EU finances Cambodia’s forest protection project World

EU finances Cambodia’s forest protection project

The European Union (EU) has provided 3.3 million USD to the World Wildlife Fund Cambodia (WWF-Cambodia) to fund a project on sustainable management of forest resources in Cambodia's northeastern Mondulkiri province.