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Announcement on the First Vietnam National Forum for Community Forestry (CF)
Thai Nguyen Province, Viet Nam, 14 Apr 2014 -- A National Forum on Community Forestry will be organized by Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST), Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry (TUAF), FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), and RECOFTC – the Center for People and Forests. The forum will provide an opportunity for participants to:Assess key success and lessons learnt of community forestry in the country;Discuss ways forward to national roll-out of CF in Vietnam [more...]

Visit of Mr. Daniele Salvini, FAO Senior Field Programme Officer for Asia and Pacific Region
Viet Nam, 31 Mar 2014 -- Mr Daniele Salvini, Senior Field Programme Officer of the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific in  Bangkok, Thailand, will visit the FAO Office in Hanoi from March 31 until 4 April, in order to review the country field programme and provide support as required. Mr Salvini has 29 years of experience in FAO and he has worked in different positions and responsibilities in 25 countries, in Europe, South [more...]

Consultation Workshop on Fisheries Restructuring Action Plan
Hanoi, Viet Nam, 12 Mar 2014 -- The Consultation Workshop on Fishery Restructuring Action Plan was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development MARD in Hanoi on 12 March 2014, which was aimed to build a shared vision on facilitation of stakeholders participation in improving the country competitiveness and sustainable development in the fisheries sector. The workshop was chaired by Mr. JongHa Bae, FAO Representative in Vietnam and Vice Minister of MARD Mr. Vu Van [more...]

Enhancing Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in Agriculture in Viet Nam
Hanoi, Vietnam, 07 Mar 2014 -- Vietnam is joining efforts to prepare for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in agriculture. The project “Enhancing NAMA Readiness: building capacity in integrated food and energy systems in Vietnam - UNJP/VIE/054/UNJ” has been officially endorsed by the Government of Vietnam, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is assigned to implement the project over the three year time period from March 2014. On the special occasion of the [more...]

Signing Ceremony of UN joint Programme (UNJP) to support the implementation of the National Target Programme (NTP) on New Rural Development (NRD)
Hanoi, Viet Nam, 07 Mar 2014 -- Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in collaboration with  FAO and a number of UN Agencies have signed " UN joint Programme (UNJP) to support the implementation of the National Target Programme (NTP) on New Rural Development (NRD)”The UNJP to support NTP-NRD will be implemented by five UN agencies (FAO, IOM, UNESCO, UNIDO and UNV) and FAO is being assigned to take the leading role. The programme will be [more...]

Workshop on “National Forest Inventory – the Improved Program for the Next Cycles”
07 Mar 2014 -- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has offered assistance to Viet Nam to develop its capacity in forest and tree resources assessment over a period of three years, starting from March 2011. The National Forest Assessment (NFA) project is part of the “FAO Sustainable Forest Management in Changing Climate programmes”, which has been funded by the government of Finland (FAO-Finland Forestry Co-operation Programme). The project has [more...]

FAO-WHO joint briefing session on the latest update of Avian Influenza A (H7N9)
Hanoi, Vietnam, 04 Mar 2014 -- The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) briefed the diplomatic community in Hanoi on avian influenza A (H7N9) to raise awareness about the virus that has emerged in both poultry and humans in China and its potential risk to Viet Nam. Viet Nam has recently stepped up efforts to prevent and respond to the potential spread of H7N9 into the country.  The virus is present [more...]

Inception Workshop on Enhancing Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) Readiness: Building Capacity in Integrated Food and Energy System in Viet Nam
Hanoi, Viet Nam, 03 Mar 2014 -- Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat approved the UNJP 054, to support enhancing readiness for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) in agriculture and rural development. The goal of this project is to improve the national capacity for planning and implementing agriculture NAMAs in Viet Nam, and as a result, to support ‘climate-smart’ agriculture through Integrated Food-Energy Systems (IFES).This project will contribute outcome that the national capacity will [more...]

FAO ECTAD Viet Nam Contributes to the Preparedness Plan for H7N9 Control and Prevention
Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 14 Feb 2014 -- The Emergency Centre of Transboundary Disease Control (ECTAD) FAO was asked to participate and contribute to the Ministerial level meeting on the H7N9 national preparedness plan. The meeting was chaired by Minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and engaged senior government officials from Ministry of Health, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Planning [more...]

Approval of UN Joint Programme to support the National Target Programme on New Rural Development
07 Feb 2014 -- Viet Nam’s Prime Minister approved the UNJP 051, to support the implementation of the National Target Programme (NTP) on New Rural Development (NRD). The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is the line agency,  while the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) takes the lead role from UN side and coordinates the support provided by 6 other UN agencies.UN agencies jointed their efforts and expertise to support the Government of [more...]

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