Boat cruises in Ha Long Bay

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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Newly born marine turtles in Con Dao National Park

Final list of volunteers participating in marine turtle conservation programme in Hon Cau Marine Protected Areas

On behalf of organizers, IUCN would like to express our sincere thanks for your application in our marine turtle conservation volunteer programme 2015 in Hon Cau Marine Protected Areas. …  

24 Jun 2015 | Jobs - call for proposals

Abandoned shrimp ponds covered with trash before the project

Nuturing nature for better livelihoods

Like many other coastal areas in Vietnam, the rapid expansion of shrimp farms was the main driver of mangrove loss in Tan Xuan Village, Gio Viet Commune, Quang Tri Province. When we first visited the village in 2012, all four hectares of shrimp pond had been abandoned after production had collapsed. Even worse, some of the ponds had been turned into dumping grounds for the whole village, polluting the canal water and threatening the remaining patches of mangroves. …  

24 Jun 2015 | Article

New day in Mekong Delta

Why the region needs the UN Watercourses Convention

On June 4, at an international conference in Ben Tre, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh spoke strongly about the risks of growing competition over water and the need for greater international cooperation to avoid conflict. He urged countries to "develop new ways of thinking", to deliver "tangible cooperation on efficient and sustainable water management" and above all "to translate words and commitments into concrete actions."   …  

24 Jun 2015 | Article

Coastal erosion in Cua Dai beach, Hoi An city

Mangroves for the Future: call for project concepts

Mangroves for the Future (MFF) is a partnership-led regional initiative chaired by IUCN and UNDP to promote investment in coastal ecosystem conservation for sustainable development. The initiative uses mangroves as a flagship ecosystem, but MFF is inclusive of all coastal ecosystems, including coral reefs, estuaries, lagoons, sandy beaches, sea grasses and wetlands. …   | Vietnamese

22 Jun 2015 | Jobs - call for proposals

Saola

On the verge of extinction: A look at endangered species in the Indo-Burma Hotspot

The Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot, which covers Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam, and parts of southern China, is one of the most biologically rich − and highly threatened − places on the globe. …  

16 Jun 2015 | Article

Tiger (Panthera tigris)

IUCN launches second call for Tiger conservation projects

After a successful first call for proposals in October last year, IUCN's Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme (ITHCP) is now calling for a second round of proposals from eligible applicants. …  

10 Jun 2015 | News story

Newly born marine turtle in Con Dao National Park

Final list of volunteers participating in marine turtle conservation programme in Con Dao National Park

On behalf of organizers, IUCN would like to express our sincere thanks to those who have applied for marine turtle conservation volunteer programme 2015 in Con Dao National Park. …   | Vietnamese

09 Jun 2015 | Jobs - call for proposals
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Inside East Scheldt storm surge barrier

Strategic delta planning: lessons from The Netherlands

On the night of January 31, 1953, sea water, driven by a North Sea storm and spring tide, burst through the coastal defences in southwest Holland, killing over 1,800 people and flooding over 200,000 hectares. The government's response to this national disaster was a program of dike building that blocked off three of the four major estuaries that form the mouth of the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt Delta.   …   | Vietnamese

08 Jun 2015 | Article

Processing shrimps for export in Minh Phu Company

Mangroves & Markets mid-term review

In April, we organized a mid-term review workshop in HCMC for the BMUB-funded project Markets & Mangroves that IUCN and SNV are implementing in the integrated mangrove shrimp (or "shrimp polyculture") landscape that covers most of Ngoc Hien District in Ca Mau Province. The project supports mangrove conservation by training farmers to produce shrimp that meet the Naturland organic standard, which requires at least 50% mangrove cover in line with national legislation. …  

01 Jun 2015 | Article
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Interviewing local people in Yen Binh District, Yen Bai Province

Call for proposal: small grants for forest and farm producer organizations in Viet Nam 2015

The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) is a multi-donor programme, housed within the Forestry Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to support sustainable livelihoods from forests and farms. FFF is overseen by a Steering Committee, and has a management team including staff from FAO, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). In Vietnam, FFF works with Vietnam Farmer Union (VNFU) to support producer groups in Yen Bai and Bac Kan provinces. …   | Vietnamese

28 May 2015 | Jobs - call for proposals
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