Decision No.799/QD-TTg. Approval of the national REDD action programme
Prime Minister's approval of the national REDD action programme in the 2011-2020 period. The document sets out the goals, objectives and tasks of Vietnam's REDD+ policy. Principally the legislation is designed to reduce emissions from LULUCF by setting out the legal framework for pilot REDD+ programmes and activities to be demonstrated.
Reduce GHG emissions through reduction of deforestation and forest degradation, increased greenhouse-gas sequestration by forests, contributing to achieve the target of reducing 20% of the total emission in the agricultural sector by 2020 against a 2016 baseline
Increase the national forest cover rate to 44-45% by 2020 against a 2016 baseline