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Sunday, March 29, 2020
Tags: forest development
PM proposes ASEAN-RoK cooperation orientations PM proposes ASEAN-RoK cooperation orientations
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested increasing strategy in the partnership between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the Republic of Korea while addressing the first working session of the 2019 ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in Busan on November 26.
Forestry Law to boost sustainable forest economy Forestry Law to boost sustainable forest economy
Composed of 108 articles arranged in 12 chapters, the Law on Forestry (the Law), which was passed in November last year, regulates the management, protection, development and exploitation of forests, along with the processing and trade of forest products.
Premier okays target program on sustainable forest development Premier okays target program on sustainable forest development
By 2020, the nationwide forest coverage will increase to 42 percent, equivalent to 14.4 million hectares, according to the target program on sustainable forest development during 2016-20.
Financial support for forest protection to be increased Financial support for forest protection to be increased
New mechanisms and policies would be adopted to boost forest development and protection in line with poverty reduction for poor ethnic minority people.
Decision No. 24/2012/QD-TTg: Special-use forest development to get financial boost Decision No. 24/2012/QD-TTg: Special-use forest development to get financial boost
Climate change high on legislation agenda Climate change high on legislation agenda
Vietnam, one of the nations hardest hit by climate change, is making greater efforts in improving the legal framework to facilitate its fulfillment of international commitments on response to global climate change, which is posing major threats to the country’s socio-economic development.
WB supports VNs biggest forestry project WB supports VN’s biggest forestry project
An agreement for the USD 74.6 million Vietnam Forestry Sector Development Project was signed between Vietnam State Bank Governor Le Duc Thuy and World Bank (WB)’s country director for Vietnam Klaus Rohland on April 4.

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