Project: Research on selection and breeding of Acacia hybrid and Acacia auriculiformis for timber plantation in main ecological regions

GENERAL INFORMATION: Funding institution: Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development of Vietnam Project lead organization: Vietnam Academy of Forestry Sciences Project implementation organization: Institute of Forest Tree Improvement and Biotechnology Project leader: Dr. Nguyen Duc Kien Implementation time: 2017-2022 OBJECTIVES AND RESEARCH THEMES: General objectives: To select, breed and develop natural and artificial acacia hybrid clones, Acacia … [Read more...]

Project: Study on integrated pest management of major leaf insect pests and stem borer beetles in Acacia hybrid, A. mangium and A. auriculiformis in Vietnam

Project: Study on integrated pest management of major leaf insect pests and stem borer beetles in Acacia hybrid, A. mangium and A. auriculiformis in Vietnam GENERAL INFORMATION: Funding institution: Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development of Vietnam (MARD) Project lead organization: Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Project implementation organization: Forest Protection Research Centre Project leader: Tran Xuan Hung Implementation time: 2020-2022 TARGETS AND … [Read more...]

Project: Research and develop an integrated management program for control of cinnamon pests in some main cinnamon growing areas (Northern mountainous region and Quang Nam province)

Project: Research and develop an integrated management program for control of cinnamon pests in some main cinnamon growing areas (Northern mountainous region and Quang Nam province) GENERAL INFORMATION: Funding institution: Project level of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Project lead organization: Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Project implementation organization: Forest Protection Research Center Project leader: Dr Le Van Binh Implementation time: … [Read more...]

Project: Pilot plantation and completion of planting techniques of technologically advanced germplasm of Acacia auriculiformis (AA42, AA53, AA56, AA92, AA95) for sawlog in the southeast and south central.

GENERAL INFORMATIONS Funding agency: Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development Project lead organization: Vietnam Academy of Forestry Sciences Project implementation organization: Southeastern Forest Research and Experimental Centre Project leader: Dr. Tran Huu Bien Implementation time: 2018-2022 TARGETS AND RESEARCH CONTENTS Targets: - To establish 02 ha technologically advanced Acacia auriculiformis clones (AA42, AA53, AA56, AA92, AA95) trial in the south … [Read more...]

Project: “Perfecting the technology of producing high-quality multilaminar block from some plantation woods for furniture and art products”.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Funding institution: Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development of Vietnam Project lead organization: Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Project implementation organization: Research Institute of Forest Industry Project leader: MSc.Ha Tien Manh Implementation time: 2020-2022 TARGETS AND RESEARCH CONTENTS: Targets: Produce multilaminar blocks with diverse sizes, high mechanical and physical properties and high aesthetics, used for experimental … [Read more...]

Project “Research on selection of varieties and intensive afforestation techniques of Prunus arborea (Blume) Kalkman for providing lager timber in the Northeast and Northwest regions, Vietnam”

Project leader: Dr. Hoang Van Thang Lead implementing institution: Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Funding agency: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam Implementation period: five years, from 1/2017 to 12/2021 Objectives of the study: (i) To select at least 100 plus trees of P. arborea, at least two provenances and five promising families of P. arborea per region; (ii) To establish 6 ha of provenance testing models and 10 ha of experimental model of … [Read more...]

Project: “Research on cultivar selection and silvicultural techniques of Huynh (Tarrietia javanica Blume) intensive reforestation for supplying large timber in the Northern and Southern Central regions”

GENERAL INFORMATION: Program: Research topic by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Presiding institution: Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Implementing institution: Forestry Science Center for Northern Central Vietnam Project leader: Dr. Pham Xuan Dinh Implementation period: 2018-2022 TARGETS AND RESEARCH CONTENTS: Targets: Additional identification of some of the forestry features of the Huynh (Tarrietia javanica Blume) tree. Select 50 … [Read more...]

Project: Breeding and planting method development of Chukrasia tabularis for high productivity and tolerance of shoot-tip borer in Vietnam.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Funding institution: Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development of Vietnam Project lead organization: Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Project implementation organization: Forest Protection Research Centre Project leader: Dr. Nguyen Minh Chi Implementation time: 2018-2022 TARGETS AND RESEARCH CONTENTS: Targets: - To select 100 plus trees of Chukrasia tabularis in the Northwest and North Central regions. - To identify at least 1 … [Read more...]

Opportunities and challenges for mangrove management in Vietnam Lessons learned from Thanh Hoa, Thai Binh and Quang Ninh provinces

Mangroves play an important role in providing goods (forest products and fishery resources) and services, both to the marine environment and people. However, in Vietnam, mangrove forests have been threatened by economic pressures and climate change. Mangrove protection and restoration have been key features in forestry policies over the last few decades, but studies on them rarely provide in-depth analysis, nor lessons learned from previous implementation to inform future policies. Using case … [Read more...]

Project Inception Workshop “Promoting Sustainable Forest Products Management of Forest Companies in Vietnam”

Sustainable forest management and forest certification is one of the top priorities in the forestry sector in Vietnam. The Forestry Development Strategy 2006-2020 sets the target to achieve at least 30% of production forest areas will have certification of sustainable forest management by 2020. However, the implementation of sustainable forest management and forest certification in Vietnam is far behind the expected targets. As of 2016, about 205,000 ha of forest are certified for sustainable … [Read more...]