Viet Nam

This page is a list of our latest updates and stories about IUCN's work related to Viet Nam.

Project areas of work: Colombia, Tanzania, Viet Nam
Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase...
The project results and demonstrations will provide illustrative recommendations for legal planning tools that meet development objectives and reinforce an ecosystem-based approach in the protected...
    Project title: Ha Long - Cat Ba Alliance Location: Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba Archipelago Duration: 2014 – 2017 Project background: Designated as a United Nations...
A farmer at FFF's booth in the trade fair
After three years in Vietnam, the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF), a partnership between FAO, IIED and IUCN and implemented by the Vietnam Farmer...
Collectives (to hop tac in Vietnamese) as defined in Decree No. 151/2007/ND-CP are groups of more than three individuals formed on the basis of cooperative contracts who jointly contribute assets and...
Panorama of Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh Province, Viet Nam
Located in the eastern side of mainland Southeast Asia, Viet Nam's geography streches from highlands in the north, the central Annamite Mountains and the lowlands and Mekong Delta in the south. The...
A green turtle in Con Dao National Park
IUCN organized a meeting on July 13, 2017 in Da Nang to evaluate implementation of the Marine Turtle Conservation Action Plan (MTCAP). The meeting...
As well as IUCN, representatives from MPAs, the Institute of Marine Environment and Resources (IMER), TRAFFIC and the Department of Conservation and Aquatic Resources Development (DECAP)/Directorate...
Mural "I love sea turtles" by the artist Le Thi Thuc Vi
On a sunny day in May 2016, coast guards in Quang Nam Province in Viet Nam found six endangered marine turtles caught by a local fisherman. The shiny...
Fishermen in Viet Nam have been catching sea turtles for generations. Now, these sea turtles are endangered. Catching them is illegal, yet most fishermen do not know this. “Some fishermen catch...
Ha Long Bay has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO twice for its outstanding universal values. But what are those values and why do...
After a first round of tour guide training in December 2016, IUCN organized the second session on August 26-27 as part of the USAID Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance. The session attracted 41 tour guides and...
Arakwal National Park, Australia
IUCN Viet Nam is pleased to announce the call for expressions of interest for members of the National Expert Assessment Group for Green List (EAGL)...
The Green List is a programme initiated by IUCN in 2012 that aims to encourage, achieve, and promote effective, equitable and successful protected areas in all partner countries and jurisdictions....
On 26 – 27 September, 2017 a conference on “Transforming the Sustainable Development Models in the Cuu Long River Delta Areas in the climate change...
This is the first time the government has taken the lead with development partners to organize an all-of-government conference to review the challenges and opportunities in sustainably develop the...
With a total area of 3.7 hectares (roughly the size of 5 football pitches), the coastline in front and the famous Hai Tang pagoda in back, the Pagoda...
Once used for rice cultivation, the fields were abandoned due to water scarcity and rapid population expansion. Several businesses expressed interest in developing the area to accommodate the 1,700...
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Appearing somewhat like a cross between an anteater and a lizard, and rolling into a ball when threatened, the pangolin looks like nothing else on...
Globally, the number of trafficked pangolin confiscations has increased significantly since 2006.  In Viet Nam, however, law enforcement officials do not report the confiscations or transfer the...

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