Vietnam’s forests under threat from new roads and projects as the country grows and expands after the pandemic.
On February 20 and 21, 2019, People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) organized the second training on propagating forest plants at the Field Office in Bo Nhang 2 Village, Van Ho Commune, Van Ho District, Son La.
10 members of Xuan Nha Commune Women Association, Van Ho district, participated in this training.
On the first day, participants were instructed how to select seedlings, branching and preserve branches and seed materials after cutting.
This knowledge was then practiced by women through collecting seed materials (Erythropalum scandens Blume, Melientha suavis Pierre) for cutting in Chieng Nua village; and Celastrus hindsii Benth in Thin village.
On the second day, the training was held at PanNature’s Field Office. All participants have received basic technical guidance in cuttings; soil mixing, potting, and transferring seedlings from the sowing trays to pots before practicing cuttings Erythropalum scandens Blume, Melientha suavis Pierre, Celastrus hindsii Benth and Ardisia silvestris Pitard.
This training is within the collaboration framework between PanNature and German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) and sponsored by GIZ.