Youth union members planting mangroves in Gio Viet Commune, Quang Tri Province

IUCN has a long history in Viet Nam since it supported the government in the preparation of the first National Conservation Strategy in 1984. Since then, IUCN has made significant contributions to biodiversity conservation and environmental protection, particularly through the development of laws and policies.

IUCN Viet Nam focuses its work on the following thematic programmes: Business and Biodiversity, Forest ConservationProtected Area and World Heritage, Marine and Coastal Ecosystems, Water and Wetlands and Environmental Governance.

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A landscape in Central Viet Nam that would be included in a proposed biodiversity corridor

Decree to Regulate Biodiversity Corridors

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is incorporating expertise from IUCN Viet Nam into a decree it is developing to create regulations for managing biodiversity corridors in Viet Nam. …  

11 Sep 2008 | News story

fishing in Xuan Thuy  National Park

Group hones Water for Food and Ecosystems case studies

Experts from the government and academia met to review the design of five case studies during a July 29, 2008, meeting of the Water for Food and Ecosystems (WFE) working group. …  

11 Sep 2008 | News story

Community members participating in a district-level PES contest in Da Nhim commune

Lam Dong Province Learns About Payments for Environmental Services

Community members, local authorities and journalists gained a better understanding of the concept of Payments for Environmental Services (PES) after IUCN Viet Nam hosted a series of educational events, which most recently featured a public awareness campaign in July and August 2008. …  

11 Sep 2008 | News story

The Hawksbill caught in Minh Chau is tagged before being returned to the wild

Endangered Sea Turtles Released Back to Ocean

Two sea turtles caught in fishermen’s nets were returned to the wild in late June and early July, in response to IUCN’s work raising awareness in fishing communities about conservation of the marine reptiles. …  

23 Jul 2008 | News story

A Handbook for Measuring the Progress and Outcomes of Integrated Coastal and Ocean management

A Handbook for Measuring the Progress and Outcomes of Integrated Coastal and Ocean management (2006) Vietnamese translation

 Sỗ tay đánh giá tiến độ và kết quả của công tác quản lý tổng hợp biển và vùng bờ biển …  

06 Jul 2008 | Downloads - publication

The Da Hoai River in Lam Dong Province is one of the many rivers in this upstream province that supplies water for downstream plain areas.

Payment for Environmental Services Training Conducted in Lam Dong Province

IUCN conducted two Payment for Environmental Services (PES) training workshops for commune, district, and provincial government officers and other PES stakeholders in Lam Dong Province in April and May 2008. …  

05 Jul 2008 | News story

Fishing at Ba Lat estuary in the core area of Xuan Thuy  National Park

Water for Food and Ecosystem Framework Strategy Underway for Viet Nam

Case studies within a five-part case study set that will provide inputs to the development of the Water for Food and Ecosystem (WFE) framework strategy for Viet Nam were introduced to the Viet Nam - Netherlands WFE Partnership stakeholders in a study tour held on 30-31 May. …  

04 Jul 2008 | News story

Volunteers from TGC prepare to welcome AWS 2008 international participants at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi

Me, Talking Green Club and IUCN

I have got to know IUCN for nearly 2 years now, through IUCN’s support to the Talking Green Club (TGC) of which I am a member. My first time at IUCN was when TGC helped arrange publications in the IUCN library.
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04 Jul 2008 | News story

A corner of the AWS poster session.

Asia Needs Urgent Action to Conserve its Wetlands

The 4th Asian Wetland Symposium (AWS), held. in Hanoi from 22 to 25, June 2008, identified ten urgent and immediate actions to address current threats to wetlands and challenges in wetland management.  It calls on decision-makers to give priority these issues of conservation and sustainable management in Asia. …  

04 Jul 2008 | News story

An endangered Hawksbill was caught lately, tagged and then released back to the sea at Bai Tu Long National Park

More Species Became Endangered in Viet Nam, Says the Red Data Book

Nearly 900 species are threatened with extinction and at least 10 more have vanished from Viet Nam, according to the latest Viet Nam Red Data Book of endangered plants and animals released on June 26th in Hanoi by the Viet Nam Academy of Science and Technology and IUCN. …  

04 Jul 2008 | News story


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