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Sea turtles conserved at Con Dao National Park

15:16 | 12/18/2014

The Con Dao National Park in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province is the first place in Vietnam to successfully implement a sea turtle conservation and rescue programme through numerous efforts taken since 1987, greatly contributing to the action strategies on biodiversity of the country and the region.

Chile introduces market potential in Vietnam

19:14 | 12/16/2014

(VOV) - Although Vietnam-Chile Free Trade Agreement came into effect as from January 1, 2014, investment and trade cooperation between the two countries still faces obstacles.

IUCN-funded project benefits Can Gio mangrove forest

11:29 | 12/16/2014

An International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) funded project has not only helped protect Can Gio mangrove forest in Ho Chi Minh City’s Can Gio district, but also increased income for locals, heard a conference in the city on December 15.

Raising the bar for wood sector exports

13:56 | 12/15/2014

(VOV) - The forestry sector is considering bumping up the annual export target to US$12 billion by 2020 in light of an anticipated expansion of global trade to be ushered in by free trade in the offing.

PM approves scheme to protect natural forests until 2020

09:29 | 12/12/2014

The Prime Minister has approved a scheme to better protect natural forests for the 2014-2020 period, with a view to improving their coverage quality and meeting domestic demand for timber.

Vietnam contributes to bolstering ASEAN-RoK ties

12:08 | 12/09/2014

Vietnam vows to make active and responsible contributions to the ASEAN-Republic of Korea dialogue relations at the commemorative summit marking the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-RoK Dialogue Relations, which is slated to be held in Busan on December 11-12.

Nghe An hands over rare tigers to Hanoi rescue centre

09:22 | 12/08/2014

The Wild Animal Rescue Centre of Pu Mat National Park in the central province of Nghe An handed over two Indochinese tigers to the Hanoi centre for wild animal rescue and forest protection on December 7.

WB helps Mekong Delta tackle climate change

12:19 | 12/04/2014

The World Bank is funding a rural development project to help the Mekong Delta of Vietnam improve its climate change resilience.

Visiting the southernmost Cape

23:52 | 11/30/2014

(VOV) -Cape Ca Mau feels like the end of the world. This southernmost point in Vietnam is a place where land, sea and sky mingle at the edge of mangrove forests teeming with wildlife.

VND74 billion for protecting wild elephants in Dong Nai

17:36 | 11/27/2014

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has approved a VND74 billion (US$3.44 million) budget for a project on urgent protection of wild elephants in the southern province of Dong Nai, according to the provincial Forest Protection Department.

Brazilian parliamentarians support AO victims

09:09 | 11/26/2014

A visiting delegation from the Brazil-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group visited the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) on November 25 during which they expressed their sympathy and support for Vietnamese AO victims.

Vietnam leads way in forest protection

15:48 | 11/25/2014

Countries that border the Mekong River can learn from Vietnam's excellent management of its Payments for Forest Environmental Services programme, said Luca Tacconi, Associate Dean of the College of the Asia and Pacific at Australia's Crawford School of Public Policy.

Biodiversity conservation comes under spotlight

15:26 | 11/25/2014

Problems in conserving biodiversity in Vietnam and measures to tackle them were discussed at a workshop in Hanoi on November 24.

Perspectives on enhancing sustainable agriculture

13:13 | 11/25/2014

(VOV) - Over the past 30 years of the renewal process, Vietnam’s agriculture has maintained an average annual growth rate of 3.5% – the highest level in Asia, most notably in Southeast Asia.

Germany provides non-refundable aid for Vietnam

18:24 | 11/18/2014

The German Government will provide non-refundable aid worth EUR8 million for a project on forest ecosystem protection and management in Vietnam.