Central city begins large afforestation project

The plantation, located on 18.1 hectares in Hòa Liên Commune, consists of dalbergia tonkinnensis and pterocarpus macrocarpus, which will help residents in the commune boost sustainable production and the forestry economy.

Việt Nam proposes Mekong River Commission reform operational methods

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Lê Công Thành suggested the Mekong River Commission (MRC) focus on practical measures to protect the legitimate rights and interests of residents who live on the river’s water resources, while addressing a ministers’ meeting in Vientiane, Laos, on Tuesday.

Việt Nam carries out measures for healthy forests

At a forum on the International Day of the Forest yesterday in Hà Nội, Phạm Hồng Lượng, chief of office of the General Department of Forestry, stressed the importance of raising awareness about the role of forests in human life to work together in forest protection and sustainable forest exploitation.