A sustainable income source and humanistic spirit of Van Kieu ethnic women in Khe Cat village

Date: 19/01/2018

The project for conservation and promotion of Đót (Thysanolaena latifolia) for Van Kieu ethnic women in Khe Cat village does not only promisingly bring a bumper harvest, but also creates foundation for a sustainable livelihood in association with forest protection and development. ...


Resolving conflicts in forestland allocation in Den Sang commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province

Date: 28/12/2017

The Dao people in Den Sang Commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province have been managing village community forests for hundreds of years. By 2007, the state program for land allocation on the basis of aviation photos (referred to as the Land Allocation Program 102) did not allocate ...


To ensure ethnic minority peoples's rights to land and forests according to the Forestry Law

Date: 22/12/2017

The Forest Law No. 16/2017/QH14, which is newly adopted by the National Assembly on November 15, 2017 clearly stipulates that the ethnic minority communities living in the forest areas have the rights to land allocation for forestry, agricultural and fishery production. ...


Big cheers to our success lobby forestry law revision

Date: 19/11/2017

Dear All, We are so pleased to inform you that we have been successful in lobbying for the recognition of the rights of EM over their customary forests. The Forestry Law Revision has been newly passed on 15 November 2017, and CIRUM/LandNet/LISO, with the active supports from EU, ICCO, ...


Legalization of ‘village forest’

Date: 10/11/2017

When amending and supplementing the law on Forest Protection and Development, it is necessary to thoroughly consider the recognition of village communities as the true owners of forests. Village communities are a major force to manage, use, protect and develop forests, to meet the ...


National workshop on Implementation of laws and policies on land and forest allocation to ethnic minority communities and households in the period of 2006 - 2016

Date: 03/10/2017

The National Assembly's Ethnic Council held a workshop on the implementation of laws and policies on land and forest allocation to ethnic minority communities and households, which took place in Da Nang city on September 27, 2017. ...


Converting Eucalyptus to indigenous forestry trees in the village community forest - The right direction of Ho Muoi village, Minh Son commune, Huu Lung district, Lang Son province

Date: 02/10/2017

Covering bare land, bare hills and gradually replacing Eucalyptus with valuable indigenous forest trees is an appropriate choice for the Ho Muoi villagers in Minh Son Commune, Huu Lung District, Lang Province. ...


Reforestation with indigenous forestry species, a suitable approach for upland people in Que Phong district, Nghe An province

Date: 13/09/2017

Reforestation and enrichment with indigenous forestry species has been demonstrated as a suitable way for many households and minority communities living close to forests. Depending on the locality and ...