Environmental Law

Viet Nam

Integrated Planning -- Viet Nam

Mekong Delta

Lotus ecotourism farm, Dong Thap province, Viet NamConservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and climate change increasingly gained recognition as two priority policy issues in many national strategies and other policy documents.

  • The critical value of biodiversity and functioning of ecosystems for human well-being and development has also been highlighted and anchored by the Vietnamese government in a number of sectoral strategies.
  • Viet Nam’s protected area system expanded significantly to over 120 natural parks and conservation territories in total accounting for about 2.3 million hectares, or 7 percent of Vietnam’s total land area.
  • Many of the objectives laid out in a number of strategies well refl ect the Aichi targets, and contribute to the implementation of the CBD Strategic Plan for Biodiversity within Viet Nam.



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