The southernmost province of Ca Mau has taken steps to tap into its potential and make the most of its advantages towards speeding up tourism development.
More than 1,300ha of U Minh Ha National Park in the southernmost province of Ca Mau will be zoned for an eco-tourism site from now to 2025.
Prolonged heat in the southernmost province of Ca Mau has exposed 43,000 hectares of cajeput forest in U Minh Ha National Park to high risk of forest fires, according to the local forest protection sub-department.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau is embarking on a sustainable forestry development project for 2016-2020 with a total cost of VND684 billion (US$31 million) sourced from the public and State budget.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau has adopted a plan on conserving the biological diversity, ecological environment and resources of U Minh Ha National Park at a total cost of nearly VND400 billion (US$18 million) in 2016-2020.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau has invested more than VND10 billion (US$450,000) on a programme supplying clean water for locals in drought hit areas.
Located in Tam Nong district of the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, Tram Chim National Park boasts a rich biodiversity that turned it into the world’s 2000th Ramsar site in 2012.
Prolonged intense heat waves have led to droughts and high risks of fire in the U Minh Ha cajuput forest, said the Forest Management Department in the southernmost province of Ca Mau.
(VOV) -There is an imminent risk that the entire U Minh Ha indigo forest may erupt in flames, said southernmost Ca Mau province’s Agriculture and Rural Development Department Director Le Van Su.