A national workshop was held in Hanoi on March 16 to expand a monitoring system for forest resources by using tablets and Android apps.
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.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan noticed the relatively big and diverse potential for development of Nam Nhun while visiting this border district of the north-western province of Lai Chau on March 11.
The management and sharing of data on forests in Vietnam was the main topic of a workshop co-organised in HCM City on March 8 by the General Department of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Finnish Embassy.
The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau is taking plenty of precautions this year after several forest fires broke out last year at the U Minh Ha National Park.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has instructed the People’s Committees of all provinces and cities to increase forest-fire protection and to make it a main task during the dry season.
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.