US$ 300 million for rural transport and coastal forest protection

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

VGP – The World Bank (WB) has ratified a loan worth US$ 300 million for Viet Nam to reinforce transport connectivity in rural areas and protect forests along eight coastal localities.

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World Bank approves $300mn finance for Vietnam’s transport connectivity, forest protection

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

The World Bank has approved new financing worth US$300 million to help Vietnam improve connectivity in Central Highlands and create more jobs in coastal provinces.

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Deforestation haunts Vietnam’s Central Highlands

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Countless hectares of forest in Vietnam’s Central Highlands are being destroyed as the result of industrial and agricultural activities conducted by local businesses and residents at such a rate that authorities are unable to prevent the situation.

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Illegal logging a perennial problem in Vietnam despite premier’s order

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Natural forests in Vietnam continue to fall victim to illegal logging, despite orders from the prime minister to shut down access to at-risk areas last year.

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How many red-shanked doucs are left on Vietnam’s Son Tra peninsula?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

While a recent independent study claimed that there are still over 1,300 red-shank doucs on central Vietnam’s Son Tra peninsula, primate experts believe the number to be much lower.

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11,000ha of Cà Mau forest at fire risk

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

Prolonged dry weather has significantly increased the risk of forest fires in the southernmost province of Cà Mau, the provincial Forest Protection Department reported.

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Forestry company head to be prosecuted for forest destruction

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

The People’s Procuracy of Central Highlands Đắk Nông Province has arrested the former director of a forestry company as part of an investigation into the destruction of 2,000 hectares of forest.

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Forests must be protected: Deputy PM

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Forests must be protected and conserved for Vietnam’s sustainable development, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said yesterday, emphasizing it as the most important task of the national program on sustainable forestry development from 2016-20.

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NA to tighten watch on deforestation

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

The National Assembly is urged to consider monitoring the forest protection activities more closely and assigning specific responsibilities to local authorities.

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Bình Phước authorities apologise for forest destruction

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

Authorities in the southern province of Bình Phước have apologised for deforestation violations in the province.

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Rangers to protect elephant herd in Quang Nam

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

Forest rangers were ramping up efforts to protect the seven-elephant herd which recently showed up at the forest edge in Quang Nam province’s Que Lam commune, the unit head said.

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Four captive bears rescued in Gia Lai

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Báo Dân Trí English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

Animals Asia Foundation on November 11 successful rescued four Asiatic black bears in the city of Pleiku in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, thanks to the efforts of a local forest protection agency to communicate with the families keeping the bears over the years.

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Thua Thien-Hue gets fund for forest protection

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Báo điện tử CP English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

VGP – The U.S. Agency for International Development has announced a package of US$ 24 million for Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces to protect biodiversity.

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The USA announces project to protect forests and biodiversity in Central Vietnam

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Báo Dân Trí English 10 month(s) ago

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on October 20 announced a new project that will assist Vietnam’s transition to climate-smart and low-emission development through improved forest protection, enhanced biodiversity conservation, and increased resilience of communities.

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Tiger kills caretaker in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

A man was killed by a tiger while taking care of it at a breeding farm in the southern Vietnamese province of Binh Duong on Friday afternoon.

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