Tag: "forest"

Workshop promotes sustainable rubber planting

Workshop promotes sustainable rubber planting

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.

Ca Mau preserves, develops forests

Ca Mau preserves, develops forests

The southernmost province of Ca Mau has actively devised comprehensive measures to preserve and develop its 92,000 ha of concentrated forests.

Hanoi okays spending US$957 mln in public investment projects

Hanoi okays spending US$957 mln in public investment projects

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.

Vietnam targets 42% forest coverage by 2020

Vietnam targets 42% forest coverage by 2020

Vietnam aims to increase the nationwide forest coverage to 42%, equivalent to 14.4 million hectares, by 2020, according to the target programme on sustainable forest development during 2016-2020 recently approved by the Prime Minister.

Condolences sent to Portugal over forest fires

Condolences sent to Portugal over forest fires

President Tran Dai Quang on June 19 sent a message of condolences to his Portuguese counterpart Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa over human and property losses caused by forest fires in central Portugal.

Sustainable forests project launched

Sustainable forests project launched

A project on sustainable forests, jointly implemented by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), has officially launched.

Nipa palm afforestation tour to be launched

Nipa palm afforestation tour to be launched

Tour operator Vo Tan Tan plans to offer tours of nipa palm forests that allow tourists to participate in afforestation efforts in Cam Thanh commune in Hoi An, the central province of Quang Nam.

Central Highlands halt licensing forest conversion projects

Central Highlands halt licensing forest conversion projects

The Central Highlands provinces have halted licensing projects involving the use of natural forests for other land needs, particularly for industrial tree plantations, and those likely to overexploit forest products in converted forest areas.