USAID announces climate-smart, low-emission development project

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new project on October 20 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. USAID’s Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia, Ms. Gloria Steele, announced the USAID Green Annamites Project during a […]

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Elephant sanctuary established in Quang Nam

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The Vietnam Administration of Forestry in partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the establishment of an elephant sanctuary in central Quang Nam province on September 7. The sanctuary covers nearly 19,000 hectares in Phuoc Ninh and Que Lam communes of Nong Son district, and a buffer zone covering about 25,000 hectares […]

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Annamites Goals

Green Annamites Project in Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces. The objective of the project is to assist Vietnam’s transition to climate-smart, low emission and resilient development that protects people, landscapes and biodiversity in Vietnam’s priority forested provinces. 1. Increase application of low emissions land use: conserve the existing carbon sink; stop emission from small scale deforestation […]

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Green Corridor project launched in Vietnam

Hue City, Vietnam – As part of Vietnam’s nation-wide effort to conserve remaining natural forests for future generations, representatives of Thua Thien Hue People’s Committee, WWF Indochina, and the Netherlands Development Organization, SNV, today launched in a four-year project to protect and maintain the high global conservation value of  central Vietnam, in an area referred to as […]

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