Project: Promoting active participation of civil society in environmental governance
Objective: Improve environmental condition in Viet Nam by (i) raising awareness of high-level politital on the need to expand the engagement of civil society in environmental monitoring and evaluation, (ii) improving the quality and quantity of environment reporting and analysis, (iii) building capacity of local NGOs.
Duration: 2010 - 2012
Contact person: Ms. Nguyen Thuy Anh – Communications & Outreach Officer
Organizations:

VIHR, TRAFFIC, WWF

 

Project: Mekong Water Dialogues (MWD)
Objective: Promote IWRM and civil society participation in water resources management; expand areas of wetlands in Mekong Delta; address potential impacts of Mekong dams
Duration: 2008-2014
Contact person: Mr. Nguyen Duc Tu, Water & Wetlands Coordinator
Organizations:

WARECOD, USGS, MRC, WWF, Can Tho University

 

Project:
Mangroves for the Future (MFF)
Objective: Promote co-management arrangements to improve mangrove restoration; assess feasibility of mangrove REDD projects.
Duration: 2009-2013
Contact person: Ms. Bui Thi Thu Hien, Marine & Coastal Coordinator
Organizations:

CARE, WWF, GTZ

 

Project: Karst management and species protection in Kien Giang
Objective: Establish a new protected area to offset the impacts of limestone quarrying; silvered langur management
Duration: 2008-2012
Contact person: Mr. Nguyen Duc Tu – Water & Wetlands Coordinator
Organizations:

ITB

 

Project: Regional planning in Northern Highlands Limestone
Objective: Improve environmental management in northern Vietnam through data integration and analysis and policy recommendations.
Duration: 2009-2010
Contact person: Ms. Ly Minh Hai, Forest Policy Coordinator
Organizations:

FFI, PRCF, WARECOD, Pan Nature

 

Project:
Establishing a new environmental curriculum
Objective: Design an environment and human rights curriculum for the Vietnam Institute of Human Rights
Duration: 2009-2010
Contact person: Ms. Ly Minh Hai, Forest Policy Coordinator
Organizations:

IDLO, RWI

 

Project: Coastal and marine conservation
Objective: Protect turtle nesting beaches; support management of Ha Long Bay WHS; develop GEF proposal for North Tonkin Archipelago
Duration: 2003-ongoing
Contact person: Ms. Bui Thi Thu Hien, Marine & Coastal Coordinator
Organizations:

NOAA, UNESCO, University of Queensland

 

Project:
Livelihood and Landscapes Strategies (LLS)
Objective: Promote FLEGT reforms and FLEGT/REDD links; support EU VPA negotiations; assess policy barriers to scaling up community forestry
Duration: 2007-2010
Contact person Ms. Ly Minh Hai, Forest Policy Coordinator
Organizations:

Forest Trends, GTZ, TRAFFIC, WWF, European Forest Institute

 

Project: Asia Regional Biodiversity Conservation Programme (ARBCP)
Objective: ARBCP is aiming to improve the sustainable management of natural resources and biodiversity conservation in Vietnam and the Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS) Countries. IUCN has been working to strengthen the governance and institutional framework to support the sustainable management of natural resources and biodiversity conservation.
Duration and Site: To be completed in September, 2008
Lam Dong, Dong Nai and Binh Phuoc Provinces
Contact person: Ms. Ly Thi Minh Hai, Forestry Policy Coordinator
Organizations: GOV: Department of Environment under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
PARTNERS: Winrock International
DONORS: U.S. Agency for International Development
   
Project: Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative (BCI) – Development of  a Biodiversity Corridors Decree
Objective: The project aims to support the implementation of the Biodiversity Law. Under CEP - BCI, IUCN is providing technical assistance to develop a Decree on Biodiversity Corridor
Duration and Site: To be completed in March, 2008
Contact person: Ms. Ly Thi Minh Hai, Forestry Policy Coordinator
Organizations: GOV: Department of Environment under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
DONOR: Asia Development Bank
   
Project: Building Capacity for Integrated Coastal Management in Viet Nam - Phase II
Objective: support the development of strategies for effective integrated coastal management. 
Duration and Site: 2006-2009, Hai Phong City and Quang Ninh Province
Contact person: Ms. Bui Thi Thu Hien, Marine and Coastal Coordinator
Organizations: GOV: Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and Provincial Peoples’ Committees of Hai Phong and Quang Ninh
DONOR: U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration; US. State Department
   
Project: Support for Development of Master Plan for Environment Protection on Phu Quoc Island
Objective: Develop a master plan for finding a balance between conservation and development on Phu Quoc Island. 
Duration and Site: 2006-2008
Contact person: Ms. Bui Thi Thu Hien, Marine and Coastal Coordinator
Organizations: GoV: Viet Nam Environmental Protection Agency, MONRE
DONOR Sida
   
Project: Marine Turtle Conservation Action Plan to 2010 in Viet Nam
Objective: Reduce the threat to marine turtles through capacity-building and raising public awareness
Duration and Site: 2005-2008
Contact person: Ms. Bui Thi Thu Hien, Marine and Coastal Coordinator
Organizations: GoV: Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)
PARTNER: Bai Tu Long National Park, and Minh Chau Commune, Van Don District, Quang Ninh Province
DONOR: Danida
   
Project: Community based marine turtle nesting beach conservation in Quang Tri Province, Central of Viet Nam
Objective: Promote community-based conservation of marine turtles and their habitats – Identify and enhance benefits of marine biodiversity conservation for local communities, and increase knowledge about threats to nesting and migrating marine turtles in pilot sites of Hai An Commune, Hai Lang District and Trieu Lang Commune, Trieu Phong District Quang Tri Province, Central of Viet Nam.
Duration and Site: 2007-2009
Contact person: Ms. Bui Thi Thu Hien, Marine and Coastal Coordinator
Organizations: GoV: Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Department of Quang Tri Fisheries P
ARTNER: Hai An and Trieu Lang Commune, Quang Tri Province
DONOR: US FWS (Fish and Wildlife Service)
   
Project: MPA Management Capacity Building Training Pilot Project
Objective: To ensure that tourism activities in the South China Sea impact MPAs in a positive way, the Project trains and provides support for MPA managers from Southeast Asia and China in developing and implementing plans for sustainable tourism in their own MPAs.
Duration and Site: 2005-2008
Contact person: Ms. Bui Thi Thu Hien, Marine and Coastal Coordinator
Organizations: PARTNER: U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
DONOR: NOAA, NOS, Sida
   
Project: Ha Long bay management department institutional strengthening project 
Objective: Strengthening the capacity through goal setting, organizational review and the development of a Strategy for Conservation and Development of Ha Long Bay that is linked to formal training, learning and mentoring on-the-job for staff of Ha long Bay Management Department
Duration and Site: 2007-2009
Contact person: Ms. Bui Thi Thu Hien, Marine and Coastal Coordinator
Organizations: GoV: Quang Ninh PPC Department
PARTNER: Ha Long Bay Management Department
DONOR: UNESCO
   
Project: Livelihoods and Landscapes Restoration Strategy (LLS) Project
Objective: achieve the implementation of national and local policies and programmes in order to create real and meaningful change in the lives of rural poor. 
Duration and Site: August 2007 - December 2008, Quang Nam and Lam Dong Provinces
Contact person: Mr. Tran Manh Hung, Forest Governance Officer
Organizations: GoV: Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)
   
Project: Strengthening Voices for Better Choices Project (SVBC)
Objective: promote forest governance arrangements in accordance with FLEGT
Duration and Site: Feb 2005 - Jun 2009 Yen Bai, Ha Tinh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam, Lam Dong, Dong Nai  Binh Phuoc Provinces
Contact person: Mr. Tran Manh Hung, Forest Governance Officer
Organizations: GoV: Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)
PARTNER: Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)
DONOR: The European Commission
   
Project: Trans-boundary Conservation of the Annamite Range Project (Laos, Viet Nam)
Objective: To catalyze and support trans-boundary conservation through consolidated high level government commitments, enabling policies, and on-ground activities in the Annamite Range. 
Contact person: Dr. Katherine Warner, Head, IUCN Country Group 1: Viet Nam, Laos, and Cambodia
Organizations: GoV: Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development; Natural Resources and Environment; Culture and Information; Foreign Affairs, Provincial Peoples’ Committees of Quang Binh, Ha Tinh and Nghe An, Management boards of relevant parks, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism
PARTNER: Flora and Fauna, International World Wide Fund for Nature, Center for Resources and Environment Studies, TRAFFIC
DONOR: Regional Natural Heritage Programme, Australia Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australia Australian Government
   
Project: Water for Food and Ecosystem
Objective: This pilot initiative envisages to take forward the foundation built by the preparatory phase, and will put into action the proposed approaches with a comprehensive set of activities.
Duration and Site: July 2007 - July 2008
Contact person: Mr. Ly Minh Dang, Water and Wetlands Programme Manager
Organizations: GoV: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), Electricity of Vietnam (EVN)
PARTNER:  Commission on Ecology Management, IUCN
DONOR:  Government of the Netherlands; Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality
   
Project: IUCN - Holcim Cooperation Programme in Viet Nam
Objective: The following potential areas of support were identified during the course of the consultations: At policy level: Project 1: Integration of environmental considerations (CESR) across the Holcim chain in Vietnam At field level: Project 2: Pilot project on Integrated Karst Management close to the Holcim site in the Ha Tien plains.
Duration and Site: February 2008 - February 2012
Contact person: Mr. Vu Minh Duc, Senior Programme Officer
Ms. Nguyen Thi Yen, Forest Programme Manager
Organizations: PARTNER: Holcim Viet Nam
   
Project: Sida Framework Agreement
Objective: Sida's extended support to IUCN Viet Nam's Strategic Framework 2007-2010
Contact person: IUCN Viet Nam Programme Country Representative, Mr. Vu Van Trieu
IUCN Viet Nam Programme Coordinator, Mr Bernard O'Callaghan
Organizations: DONOR:  Sida