The Annual Steering Committee Meeting in 2022 of the AFoCO Project: Improving Pinus caribaea Morelet for Plantation on Degraded Land in Viet Nam’s Northern Mountainous Region

On 30 November 2022, in Ha Noi City, Viet Nam, The Forest Science Centre of North-Eastern Viet Nam (FSNE) that belongs to the Vietnamese Academy of Forestry Sciences (VAFS), organized the Annual Steering Committee Meeting in 2022 of the AFoCO Project “Improving Pinus caribaea Morelet for Plantation on Degraded Land in Viet Nam’s Northern Mountainous Region” that to be funded by the Asian Forestry Cooperation Organization (AFoCO). The objectives of the Meeting were to review the implementation … [Read more...]

EXPERT RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

The project “Capacity and knowledge development for applied forest management practices for state forest companies and smallholders in Vietnam (PSFM2)” is being implemented in accordance with the decision approved by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development with No.4441 /QĐ-BNN-HTQT on 5 November 2002. PSFM 2 is recruiting national consultant(s) for “Conducting a study on options to integrate Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) practices into the Vietnamese Payment for Forest … [Read more...]

Meeting with the Delegation of US Embassy

On 14 September 2022, the Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences (VAFS) received the delegation from the US Embassy and the US Forest Service to visit and work at VAFS Headquarters in Ha Noi. Members of the US side included Mr. Andrew Wylie – Vice Director of the Environment, Science, Technology and Health Service; Mr. Lee Schneckenberger, Fish & Wildlife Service; Mr. Ralph Bean, Foreign Agriculture Service and other representatives of the US Forestry Service. From VAFS, Dr. Doan Van Thu, … [Read more...]

Mid-term Workshop of the AFoCO Project “Improving Pinus caribaea Morelet for plantation on degraded land in Viet Nam’s Northern mountainous region”

On 27 June 2022, in Ha Noi city, Viet Nam, The Forest Science Centre of North-Eastern Viet Nam (FSNE), under the Vietnamese Academy of Forestry Sciences (VAFS), organized the Mid-term Workshop of the AFoCO Project “Improving Pinus caribaea Morelet for plantation on degraded land in Viet Nam's Northern mountainous region” funded by the Asian Forestry Cooperation Organization (AFoCO). The workshop was held to review the progress and achievements of the Project, also to discuss the implementation … [Read more...]

Inception workshop of the Project “Capacity building of wood ID for Vietnam toward development and effective operation of V-WISC in Vietnam”

On 22 June 2022, the Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences (VAFS) in collaboration with the United States Forest Service (USFS) organized the inception workshop of the Project “Capacity building of wood identification for Vietnam toward development and effective operation of V-WISC in Vietnam” to introduce the project, its objectives and activities and also to discuss the implementation plan of the project. Prof. Dr. Vo Dai Hai, President of VAFS, gave opening remarks Mr. … [Read more...]

Trajectories of deforestation, coffee expansion and displacement of shifting cultivation in the Central Highlands of Vietnam

ABSTRACT Production of commodities for global markets is an increasingly important factor of tropical deforestation, taking over smallholders subsistence farming. Measures to reduce deforestation and convert shifting cultivation systems towards permanent crops have recently been strengthened in several countries. But these changes have variable environmental and social impacts, including on ethnic minorities. In Vietnam, although a forest transition – i.e. shift from shrinking to expanding … [Read more...]

Vietnam Journal of Forest Science Number 1-2011

1. STUDY ON SILVIC CHARACTERISTICS OF SOME MAIN FOREST ECOSYSTEMS OF VIETNAM  Tran Van Con Forest Science Instititute of Vietnam SUMMARY Successful implementation of sustainable forest management in the operational level relies on the understanding of process which occurs in natural forest ecosystems and their response to intervention. The natural forests in Vietnam have been managed for over four decades but the knowledge of such process is still limited due to a lack of data derived from … [Read more...]

Initial determining mechanism of resistancein Pinus merkusii Jungh. and Vriese to Dendrolimus punctatus Walker

Dao Ngoc Quang, Le Van Binh Forest Science Institute of Vietnam  Dendrolimus punctatus Walker is the most damaging pest to Pinus merkusii Jungh. &Vriese in terms of both level of attack per individual tree and percentage of trees attacked in a location. It causes not only serious losses in yield as well as wood and resin quality, but also effects the ecological environment. However, about three hectares of 30 year old P. merkusii plantation in Son Loc commune, Can Loc district, Ha Tinh … [Read more...]

Applying tablet-shaped mixed biofertilizer (MF1) to pine and Eucalypts in the nusery

Pham Quang Thu, Tran Thanh Trang Nguyen Hoai Thu, Nguyen Manh Ha, Dang Nhu Quynh Forest Science Institute of Vietnam  With the aim of producing high-quality seedlings of eucalypt and pine species biofertilizer, including soil live-in microorganisms, has been produced and applied to seedlings in the nursery. In forest production phosphate fertilizer is usually applied to soil in order to improve the productivity of trees. However, after a while the soluble phosphate fertilizer tends to … [Read more...]

Vietnam Journal of Forest Science Number 1-2010

1. RESEARCH ON COMPETITION INDICIES OF EVERGREEN BROAD LEAF, NATURAL FORESTS IN KON HA NUNG    Nguyen Thanh Son, Tran Van Con Silvicultural Techniques Research DivisionForest Science Institute of Vietnam Nguyen Danh Deputy head of the NA deputies delegation of Gialai province   SUMMARY Competition indices reflect the spatial growth constellation of individual trees within a stand and the interaction between them through spatial occupancy and resource exploitation. Competition indices may … [Read more...]