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Gia Lai needs to increase forest coverage: PM

Gia Lai needs to increase forest coverage: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai to continue increasing its forest coverage and protecting its ecosystem and distinctive cultural identity, saying these are strategic orientations for the locality’s development.

Agricultural sector grew 2.55% in 2013-2017

Agricultural sector grew 2.55% in 2013-2017

After five years of implementing the agricultural restructuring, project for higher added value and sustainable development, the sector's production capacity has increased significantly, making the sector a pillar of the economy.

Dak Lak’s forest coverage decreases

Dak Lak’s forest coverage decreases

Forest coverage in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has shrunk to 505,076ha – down 10,533ha – according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam’s coastal forest coverage reaches 17 percent

Vietnam’s coastal forest coverage reaches 17 percent

Vietnam planted a total 12,385ha of coastal forest between 2015-2017 via climate change response and coastal forest protection project for 2015-2020, which raised the coastal forest coverage from 16.9 percent in 2014 to 17 percent last year.

Vietnam to boost forest coverage in Central Highlands

Vietnam to boost forest coverage in Central Highlands

The Government of Vietnam has been implementing drastic measures to increase forest coverage in the Central Highlands region, while improving output of coffee and high value crops in easing deforestation.

Vietnam’s forest coverage ratio reaches over 41%: MARD

Vietnam’s forest coverage ratio reaches over 41%: MARD

Vietnam has over 14.41 million hectares of forest, of which, standardized area is over 13.71 million hectares, with forest coverage ratio of 41.45%, according to latest statistics announced by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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.

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.

Forest coverage to rise to 47.25% in 2017

Forest coverage to rise to 47.25% in 2017

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.

Forested area down due to floods

Forested area down due to floods

The planted forest area in Vietnam reached 128,800 hectares in the first eight months of this year, a year-on-year decline of 8.7 percent, due to floods in northern mountainous provinces in August, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Danang strives for 45% forest coverage

Danang strives for 45% forest coverage

The central city of Danang is making every effort to raise the ratio of forest coverage to over 45%, with nearly 41,000 hectares of natural and 16,000 hectares of planted forest.

Forest sector’s operation under review

Forest sector’s operation under review

Vietnam’s forestry sector has gained significant achievements thanks to timely direction of the government, coordinated efforts of agencies, as well as technical and financial assistance of foreign donors.

Vietnam to increase forest coverage to 42 percent by 2015

Vietnam to increase forest coverage to 42 percent by 2015

The forestry sector will continue the project to plant 5 million ha of trees to improve the quality and value of forests and increase the country’s forest coverage to 42 percent by 2015, said Ha Cong Tuan, Deputy Director General of the General Forestry Office.