Tag: "forest"

Forest coverage reaches over 40%: ministry

Forest coverage reaches over 40%: ministry

As of December 31, 2016, Vietnam had a total forest area of nearly 14.378 million hectares, including over 10.242 million hectares of natural forest and more than 4.135 million hectares of planted area, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Most beautiful stretch of road in southeast region

Most beautiful stretch of road in southeast region

VOV.VN - The stretch of road crossing a primeval forest to Tri An Lake in Vinh Cuu district, Dong Nai province is considered the most beautiful for trekkers to discover in the southeast region.

Vietnam strives to raise forest coverage to 45%

Vietnam strives to raise forest coverage to 45%

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 4 announced the National REDD Action Programme, which aims to increase forest cover to 45 percent of national territory and contribute to an 8 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Canon pushes forest planting in Thanh Hoa

Canon pushes forest planting in Thanh Hoa

Hundreds of trees were planted at Ben En National Park in the central province of Thanh Hoa during the forest planting festival held by Canon Vietnam in the locality on April 16.

Gia Lai requested to develop hi-tech agro-forestry

Gia Lai requested to develop hi-tech agro-forestry

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has requested the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai to rely on its strengths to develop hi-tech agriculture and forestry in combination with processing industry.

Animals Asia takes care of more captive bears

Animals Asia takes care of more captive bears

The Animals Asia said it has received two Asian black bears handed over by an individual in An Khe town in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, raising the number of bears saved by the organisation in Vietnam to 177.

EU-funded project promotes forest law enforcement

EU-funded project promotes forest law enforcement

A project to promote forest law enforcement, governance and trade (FLEGT) in Southeast Asia through the involvement of civil social organisations (CSOs), has been effective, heard a seminar in Hanoi on April 4.

Bay Mau coconut forest in Hoi An

Bay Mau coconut forest in Hoi An

VOV.VN - Located in Cam Thanh commune in Hoi An City in the central province of Quang Nam, Bay Mau coconut forest is known as a right place to give wonderful coracle rowing experiences, thus attracting numerous tourists, especially foreigners.

Quang Nam works with Lao province to protect forest

Quang Nam works with Lao province to protect forest

The forest management department of the central province of Quang Nam signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation with its counterpart body in Laos’ Sekong province on March 16.