Tag: "forest"

Artists to showcase works created in forest

Artists to showcase works created in forest

Seven sculptors and ten painters from Spain, Singapore, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Vietnam have been living and working together for an entire month.

Vietnam collects nearly VND1.1 trillion in forest environment fees

Vietnam collects nearly VND1.1 trillion in forest environment fees

Vietnam has collected nearly US$48.4 million from forest environment service fees from water suppliers, hydropower companies and tourist agencies, accounting for 66.3 percent of the yearly plan, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said.

Vietnam strives to be paid for emissions reduction efforts

Vietnam strives to be paid for emissions reduction efforts

A conference was held in Hanoi on September 27 to collect final ideas to complete the Emissions Reductions Program Document (ER-PD) in the northern central region before it is sent to the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and is defended at the Carbon Fund’s meeting in December.

Another company joins Global Forestry and Trade Network

Another company joins Global Forestry and Trade Network

Bao Chau Private Enterprise, a forest manager in central Phu Yen province, on September 13 joined the Global Forest and Trade Network (GFTN), a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) initiative linking more than 300 companies worldwide that are committed to responsible forestry.

Dong Nai tests electric fence to protect elephants

Dong Nai tests electric fence to protect elephants

A 50km long electric fence has been put into operation on a trial basis to prevent wild elephants from wandering into residential areas in the southern province of Dong Nai, according to the provincial Forest Protection Sub-Department.

Land, forest allocation policy proves effective

Land, forest allocation policy proves effective

The policy of land and forest allocation for residential communities and ethnic households living in mountainous areas has proved effective over the past more than two decades, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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.