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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.

Most beautiful stretch of road in southeast region

Most beautiful stretch of road in southeast region

VOV.VN - The stretch of road crossing a primeval forest to Tri An Lake in Vinh Cuu district, Dong Nai province is considered the most beautiful for trekkers to discover in the southeast region.

Vietnam strives to raise forest coverage to 45%

Vietnam strives to raise forest coverage to 45%

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 4 announced the National REDD Action Programme, which aims to increase forest cover to 45 percent of national territory and contribute to an 8 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Gia Lai requested to develop hi-tech agro-forestry

Gia Lai requested to develop hi-tech agro-forestry

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has requested the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai to rely on its strengths to develop hi-tech agriculture and forestry in combination with processing industry.

EU-funded project promotes forest law enforcement

EU-funded project promotes forest law enforcement

A project to promote forest law enforcement, governance and trade (FLEGT) in Southeast Asia through the involvement of civil social organisations (CSOs), has been effective, heard a seminar in Hanoi on April 4.

Fires ravage over 2,400 ha of forest in 2016

Fires ravage over 2,400 ha of forest in 2016

So far this year, 181 forest fires occurred in 19 northern provinces, destroying more than 2,400 hectares of forest, heard a recent conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the northern mountainous province of Lao Ca