Tag: "forest"

Forest info system application reviewed

Forest info system application reviewed

The Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reviewed the mid-term outcomes of the project Development of Management Information System for Forestry Sector – Phase II (FORMIS II).

Vietnam to strengthen sustainable forest management

Vietnam to strengthen sustainable forest management

The forestry sector will focus on promoting the sustainable management and certification of forests in the coming years, according to Ha Cong Tuan, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Uppermost Na Hang district protects biodiversity

Uppermost Na Hang district protects biodiversity

Covering an area of more than 21,000 ha, facing the Gam river, Na Hang special-use forest, located in the uppermost Na Hang district of north-eastern Tuyen Quang province, is ranked the 223rd most diverse eco-system in the world, according to the district's Forest Ranger Department.

Things to do in western region

Things to do in western region

(VOV) - In western Vietnam the landscapes are vast and beautiful and there are a great variety of fascinating adventures to enjoy.

Millions in coastal areas benefit from mangrove forest

Millions in coastal areas benefit from mangrove forest

Millions of residents in 10 coastal and mountainous provinces have benefited from a project on mangrove forestation and disaster risk mitigation implemented by the Vietnam Red Cross between 2011-2015.

Man creates lithophone on peak of Vietnam’s Truong Son range

Man creates lithophone on peak of Vietnam’s Truong Son range

Initially arranging slabs of stone and clubs eroded by the movement of water to create sounds to prevent wild animals from destroying farms, a man living on the peak of Truong Son chain, which runs parallel to the Vietnamese coast, has ‘elevated’ his work to make lithophones.

Da Lat city fanciful in misty morning

Da Lat city fanciful in misty morning

(VOV) - Da Lat city in the central highlands province of Lam Dong is attractive to both professional and non-professional photographers and inspires them to make beautiful pictures.

Thousands brave heavy rain for buckwheat flower fest

Thousands brave heavy rain for buckwheat flower fest

(VOV) -Despite heavy rain, thousands of visitors on November 12 flocked to the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang for the opening ceremony of The Buckwheat (Fagopyrum Esculentum) flower festival.

Vietnam needs better quality forest products

Vietnam needs better quality forest products

Demand for Vietnamese forestry products, excluding wood, has increased on the world market, though these products need to improve their quality to meet strict international manufacturing standards.

Chile plans timber exports to Vietnam

Chile plans timber exports to Vietnam

Chile is a big timber producer and wants to boost exports to Vietnam, which has increasing demand for wood to make products for export, a seminar heard on October 29 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Researcher sees forest for the trees

Researcher sees forest for the trees

Twenty-three years ago, Asano Tetsumi arrived in Vietnam, knowing no one, speaking limited English and not a word of Vietnamese.

Unique hotels in Da Lat

Unique hotels in Da Lat

Special hotels have been built in the resort city of Da Lat, attracting many tourists.