The five Central Highlands provinces of Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Gia Lai, Kon Tum and Lam Dong are actively taking measures on forest fire prevention in dry season.
Authorities in the southern province of Binh Phuoc have apologised for deforestation violations in the province.
APEC’s Expert Group on Illegal Logging and Associated Trade (EGILAT) opened their meeting on February 20, as part of the first Senior Officials’ Meeting of APEC (SOM-1).
VOV.VN - Nestled in the foothills surrounding Da Lat, Tuyen Lam Lake is a world unto itself, renowned for both its natural beauty and cultural heritage.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue launched a tree planting festival on February 2 with 120 sao den trees (Hopea odorata), a rare species, planted in An Dong ward of Hue city.
Central Highlands provinces have planted 4,811 hectares of forests, including 101 hectares of protective forests, accounting for 59.4% and 24.2% of their plans.
In 2017, Central Highlands provinces need to continue fully exploiting their potential to promote economic development and social security, particularly among ethnic minority groups, said Senior Lieutenant General To Lam, Head of the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands Region.
The forestry sector will protect, develop and sustainably use existing forest areas and land fund for forest development with a view to raising the country’s forest coverage to 47.25% in 2017.
The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang has set to plant 11,400 hectares of new forests in 2017, raising its forest coverage to over 60%.
Ineffective forest management has exposed shortcomings in the 2004 Law on Forest Protection and Development that need to be addressed through amendments, officials said at a conference on December 16.
VOV.VN - A Luoi market is an attractive destination in central Thua Thien Hue province where visitors can buy goods as well as discover distinctive cultural features and traditional customs of ethnic minority people there.
With increased trade comes an increased need for supervision, which is what last week’s signing of a voluntary partnership agreement on forest law enforcement, governance and trade between Vietnam and the EU hopes to achieve in the fight against illegal logging.
Vietnam wishes to receive continued support from the European Union (EU) to deliver commitments in environment protection and climate change response, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has said.
VOV.VN - Moc Chau plateau is beautiful in November with white mustard fields enveloping the valleys, yellow sunflowers blanketing the roadsides and green tea hills serving as an endless inspiration.
So far this year, 181 forest fires occurred in 19 northern provinces, destroying more than 2,400 hectares of forest, heard a recent conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the northern mountainous province of Lao Ca
A 26-year-old man in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong was found weak but alive after spending a week lost in a local forest, police have announced.
VOV.VN - Pristine and romantic beauty of Chua Chan mountain, Gia Ui and Nui Le lakes and Nam Cat Tien forest are inviting tourism destinations of the southeast province of Dong Nai.
The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang plans to have an additional 866 hectares of forest granted with sustainable forest management certificates in accordance with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards by the end of 2016.
VOV.VN - The furniture and forest segment of the Vietnam economy has experienced solid growth over the past few years and brighter days lie ahead, says the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association.
'Mua nuoc noi' (floating-water season) describes the monsoon floods that partially submerge the Mekong Delta's melaleuca forests and draw boats between their branches.