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Rubber Group Unveils Sustainable Development Plan

To ensure the Sustainable Development Programme and Operational Plan are implemented widely and effectively, VRG on Wednesday signed agreements with many organisations, including one for sustainable forest management and certification with the Viet Nam Administration of Forestry and others with Oxfam and PanNature.

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Workshop Looks to Expand Network of Wildlife Reporters in Vietnam

A refresher course for journalists on reporting about the conservation and rescue of wild animals began in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on May 21.

The two-day event aims to popularise the reality of and reasons for wildlife trafficking, as well as share experiences of reporters and experts and expand the network of journalists reporting on the issue.

It is organised by PanNature, a Vietnamese non-profit organisation dedicated to protecting and conserving diversity of life.

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PanNature’s staff be Selected by Eco-Peace Leadership Center

The manager of the project “impacts of small hydropower project on local livelihoods and ecosystems from the views of ethnic communities”, Ms. Chao Thi Yen, the Center for People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) has been selected by the Eco-Peace Leadership Center (EPLC) to become one of 10 leaders from Asia-Pacific region to participate in the 13th EPLC Program.

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Questions remain as Vietnam reaches major REDD+ milestone

Nguyen Thi Hai Van, a PhD candidate at the Institute of Geography and Sustainability at Switzerland’s University of Lausanne, Policy Program Advisor of PanNature, did her Master’s research on the REDD+ pilot project in Kon Tum mentioned above. She explained in an email that this province, along with nearby Quang Nam and Quang Ngai, have received money from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to pay local communities to protect forests. This particular program was created with assistance from Fauna & Flora International.

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Final Workshop to Conclude the Project on Promoting Ethnic Women’s Participation

On March 29th 2019, People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) in collaboration with the Women’s Union of Xuan Nha Commune and the Management Board of Xuan Nha Nature Reserve organized a workshop to conclude the Project on Promoting the Participation of Women in Natural Forest Restoration in Xuan Nha Natural Reverse at the Community Learning Center of Xuan Nha commune, Van Ho district, Son La province.

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The third training on forest plantation

The 3rd training focused on causes and prevention of common diseases during seedlings; monitoring table development; humidity and shading control for seeds by age.

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Green Livelihoods Alliance’s Partners meeting

After the mid-term meeting in September, 2018, during March 4-5 of 2019, in the Imperial City of Hue, PanNature joined our partners  in a meeting under the Green Livelihoods Alliance Program (GLA).

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Compliance key to overseas success

According to Vietnamese not-for-profit organisation People and Nature Reconciliation’s (PanNature) latest survey on cross-border investment risks, there are two main reasons putting Vietnamese investors in legal risks. Accordingly, the companies do not accurately evaluate opportunities and challenges before venturing into the target country, especially the differences in culture, customs, and environmental policies.

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PanNature Deputy Director Resignation

After 13 years of dedication to PanNature, Mr. Nguyen Viet Dung has resigned from the position of Deputy Director.

As one of PanNature’s very founding members, Mr.Nguyen Viet Dung plays a crucial role in the organization’s development.

Directly overseeing the Research & Policy Department, Mr.Dung has established and implemented a wide range of policy programs through research, analysis, and dialogues,  as well as his involvement in PanNature’s resource governance initiatives.

PanNature started to focus more on policy impacts quite early, two years after its  establishment in 2006. Dung and the policy team have made tremendous efforts in positioning PanNature as one of the positive contributors to many biodiversity conservation and environmental protection policies in Vietnam.

Mr. Nguyen Viet Dung in Mekong Resources Forum co-organized by PanNature

In recent years, Dung devoted largely to research, analysis and dialogue activities around forestry policy development along with the process of Forestry Law reform. Together with civil society partners and government agencies, PanNature has brought important issues on the ground and voices of forest-dependent communities to policy discussions. A number of key recommendations has been recognized by policy making institutions.

While resigning from the Deputy Director position, Nguyen Viet Dung continues to provide technical support for the policy team until the end of April 2019.

PanNature team respectfully acknowledges and appreciates Mr.Dung’s dedication to the development of the organization as well as his contribution to the cause of protecting Vietnam’s environment and conserving natural heritage.

In the mean time, if you need to discuss issues related to Mr. Nguyen Viet Dung’s previously managed areas in natural resources and environmental policies, please contact Mr. Trinh Le Nguyen, PanNature’s Executive Director.

Second training on propagating forest plants

On February 20 and 21, 2019, People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) organized a second training on propagating forest plants at the Field Office in Bo Nhang 2 Village, Van Ho Commune, Van Ho District, Son La.

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