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Over $123m for afforestation to 2021

Update: February, 27/2012 - 11:20

HA NOI – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved a US$123 million project on sustainable management of protective forests.

The project, which is backed by official development assistance from the Japanese government, will include the planting of nearly 18,000ha of protective forest as well as work on improving the quality of 2,690ha of existing forest and placing another 34,500ha under protection.

The project also aims to improve management of forests and will be implemented in 11 provinces, including Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan, from now to 2021. – VNS

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