Regional Workshop on Payment for Environmental Services on 24-25 November 2014 at Hanoi, Vietnam

The Workshop will be jointly organized by the Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences (VAFS) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The Workshop will be organized on 24-25 November 2014 at Hanoi, Vietnam aimed at the following objectives: Presentation of key approaches and lessons learnt for design and implementation of payment for environmental services in different country studied as well as … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences and Korea National Arboretum signed an agreement to research biodiversity conservation between Vietnam and Korea period of 2014-2020

On 14/10, in Pyeongchang - Korea, on the sidelines of the workshop "forest seeds and plant conservation area in East Asia, Director of Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences, Assoc. Dr. Vo Dai Hai and General Manager Korea National Arboretum, Dr. You Mi Lee has signed a collaborative research agreement. According to the agreement, Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences  will carry out research in the field of biodiversity, plant physiology and functions of forests and forest vegetation … [Read more...]

The International Forestry Review – Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research “XXIV IUFRO World Congress, 5–11 October 2014” (Abstract)

Source: (International Forestry Review) Abstract download Preface On behalf of the Congress Scientifi c Committee1 for the XXIV World Congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) – the world’s network of forest science – it is my pleasure to present this collection of abstracts of plenary, sub-plenary, technical, and poster presentations which constitute the Congress scientifi c program. These 2,430 abstracts represent … [Read more...]


Tran Van Tien1, Nguyen Hoang Nghia2 and Nianhe Xia3 1Da Lat University 2Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences 3South China Botanical Garden . INTRODUCTION The usefulness of anatomical characters of the epidermis of bamboos in classification has been recognized for a long time. Brandis (1907) studied the structure of bamboo leaves with special reference to their upper (adaxial) and lower (abaxial) epidermis. Takenouchi (1941) published detailed account of Japanese bamboos with special … [Read more...]

Vietnam Journal of Forest Science Number 2-2014

Vietnam Journal of Forest Science Number 2-2014 1 Đổi mới công tác nghiên cứu và chuyển giao giống cây lâm nghiệp phục vụ tái cơ cấu ngành PGS.TS. Võ Đại Hải Innovation of forest tree improvement to serve the scheme of forest restructuring 2 Nghiên cứu một số đặc điểm cấu trúc và tính đa dạng sinh học kiểu rừng kín thường xanh hỗn giao cây lá rộng, cây lá kim tại Vườn Quốc gia Bidoup - Núi Bà Nguyễn Trọng Bình Research on forest structure … [Read more...]

Project: Optimising silvicultural management and productivity of high-quality acacia plantations, especially for sawlogs

Executive summary Vietnam imports 80% of its wood supply to service a growing export-focused furniture industry. The small-holder sector manages approximately half the total area of its plantation forests. A pre-project financial analysis had shown that there may be significant economic advantages for typical small-holders of sawlog over pulpwood production. We investigated the suitability of silvicultural systems that optimise the production of sawlogs from the most commonly planted … [Read more...]

List of new National germplasm and Technological advanced germplasm transfered to production during the period of 2006-2013

ID Name of new varieties and advanced techniques Origin results (Authors & Implementing organization) Applied location The main characteristics Decision & Recognition time Year 2008 1 National seed: artificial hybrid eucalyptusSymbol: UE 27 Nguyen Viet Cuong, Le Dinh Kha, Nguyen Minh Tri, Do Thi Minh Hien and Members of Research center for forest tree and Centre for Forest Biotechnology Tam Thanh-Phu Tho; Tan Lap – Binh Phuoc Tam Thanh - Phu … [Read more...]

Vietnam Journal of Forest Science Number 1-2014

Table of content 1 Đặc điểm sinh lý và phương pháp bảo quản hạt Mun (Diospyros mun A.Chev. ex Lecomte) Ngô Văn Nhương Physiological characteristics and storage method of Diospyros mun A. Chev. Ex lecomte seed 3089 2 Kết quả điều tra về họ dẻ (Fagaceae) ở Vườn quốc gia Vũ Quang, tỉnh Hà Tĩnh Nguyễn Việt Hùng, Nguyễn Thanh Sơn, Thái Cảnh Toàn, Đào Duy Phiên, Mai Thiết Sơn, Phạm Nữ Quỳnh Anh, Trần Đình Anh Results on species composition … [Read more...]

Project “Enhancement of production of Acacia and Eucalypt peeled and sliced veneer products in Vietnam and Australia”

Background Vietnam has a very large furniture production and export industry, with exports worth US$2.8 billion in 2008. Timber for this industry is to a large extent imported – at very substantial cost (US$854 million in 2009). Vietnam also has a very large plantation estate of acacias (300-400k ha) and eucalypts (500k ha). ACIAR has provided much support in establishing and improving this resource. The resource has been used largely for the production of low value pulpwood. Acacias and … [Read more...]

A new species od Adinandra jack. (Theaceae) from Vietnam

H. T. Son(1) and L. V. Dung(2) (1) Silviculture Research Institute, Vietnamese Academy of Forest Science, Vietnam (2) Biology Department, University of Dalat, Vietnam I. INTRODUCTION The genus Adinandra Jack. was proposed by William Jack in 1822, with two species A. dumosa and A. sylvestris (Calarence E.K., 1947). It currently comprises ca. 107 species (, which is mainly distributed in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, … [Read more...]