Bao Chau Private Enterprise, a forest manager in central Phu Yen province, on September 13 joined the Global Forest and Trade Network (GFTN), a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) initiative linking more than 300 companies worldwide that are committed to responsible forestry.
VOV.VN - One Vietnamese person has died after being shot by a Thai forest ranger at the Mae Wong National Park in Nakhon Sawan Province while three others remain jailed, according to multiple Thai news outlets.
Over 43 hectares of forest in south-central Vietnam has disappeared for an unknown reason, and local authorities have yet to find out an explanation.
Red Cross volunteers of the Japanese prefecture of Kyushu and their counterparts from the northern province of Quang Ninh began planting mangrove forest in Song Khoai commune, Quang Yen township, on August 21.
A 50km long electric fence has been put into operation on a trial basis to prevent wild elephants from wandering into residential areas in the southern province of Dong Nai, according to the provincial Forest Protection Sub-Department.
A man from the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam has gone to extraordinary lengths to establish a woodland that is now receiving orders from Europe and Japan.
A workshop discussing a project on strengthening non-State sectors’ (NSAs) voices for improved forest governance in the Mekong region took place in Hanoi on August 16.
The policy of land and forest allocation for residential communities and ethnic households living in mountainous areas has proved effective over the past more than two decades, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Central Highland provinces are taking drastic measures to restore, protect and develop natural forests.
A group of 100 critically endangered doucs has shrunk to 20 since their habitat was destroyed.
The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNForest) has proposed a halt to two projects developing commercial activities in natural forest and forestry land in the central province of Phu Yen.
A workshop to promote sustainable rubber forests was jointly organised by the Vietnam Rubber Association (VRA) and the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) in HCM City on July 24.
In the first six months of 2017, authorities uncovered 88,560 cases of smuggling, prosecuting 1,100 cases involving 1,372 people.
VOV.VN - Vietnam aims to increase forest coverage to 42% of its land area in 2020.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau has actively devised comprehensive measures to preserve and develop its 92,000 ha of concentrated forests.
Vietnam’s new forest areas rose 4.5% year-on-year to 90,700 hectares in the first six months of the year thanks to favourable weather condition, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Authorities in Hanoi have approved a proposal by the Department of Planning and Investment to invest nearly VND22 trillion (US$957 million) in 117 public investment projects, including 103 fundamental construction ones, in the city from 2017 – 2020.
The forestry sector aims for at least US$7.5 billion in export turnover and a 6.6% increase in production value in 2017, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan.
Poverty rate in the Central Highlands dropped by 2.8 percent annually over the past 15 years, the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands said on June 30.
The World Bank (WB) in Vietnam on June 23 announced that it has recently approved a US$300 million fund to support Vietnam in enhancing transport connectivity in countryside and forest protection in eight coastal localities.