Approving the project of Co-management of biodiversity and improvement of livelihoods
The project funded by Botanic Gardens Conservation International, British nationality for the Research Center for Highland Resource Management.
The full name of project is “Co-management of biodiversity and improvement of livelihoods for people in the white-necked langur conservation planning area in Tuyen Hoa district, Quang Binh province, Vietnam” with the overall objective is to reduce forest biodiversity degradation, including threats to Ha Tinh langur population and rare plants (ebony, pea’s tree, etc) in Tuyen Hoa district of Vietnam, through active community participation in special-use forest management and agroforestry models Integrate livelihood improvements. The project will focus on key activities including (1) conducting surveys to characterize and measure the project’s impacts on socio-economic systems and livelihoods, farming systems, forest and wildlife use by local households, (2) supporting the development of a community forest co-management plan between people and local authorities and (3) supporting capacity building for local communities in Tuyen Hoa district in areas such as forest restoration, sustainable agroforestry, small-scale farm business and prevention of infectious diseases from animals to humans.
The project will be implemented from March 2023 to May 2025, contributing to achieving the sustainable development goals in Tuyen Hoa district, Quang Binh province.