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Central Highlands provinces urged to promote potential in 2017

Central Highlands provinces urged to promote potential in 2017

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.

Forest coverage to rise to 47.25% in 2017

Forest coverage to rise to 47.25% in 2017

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.

Stronger forestry laws needed: officials

Stronger forestry laws needed: officials

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.

Early morning at A Luoi highland market

Early morning at A Luoi highland market

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.

A new milestone in the fight against illegal logging

A new milestone in the fight against illegal logging

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.

Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

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.

Fires ravage over 2,400 ha of forest in 2016

Fires ravage over 2,400 ha of forest in 2016

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

Must-see destinations in Dong Nai

Must-see destinations in Dong Nai

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.

Tuyen Quang aims for more certified forest areas

Tuyen Quang aims for more certified forest areas

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.

Furniture and forest exports face cloudy future

Furniture and forest exports face cloudy future

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.

The Mekong Delta's monsoon river ride

The Mekong Delta's monsoon river ride

'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.