Vietnam

Decree 119/2016/ND-CP and PM Decision 120/2015 on Sustainable Management, Protection and Development of Coastal Forests

Executive
Accord; Decree/Order/Ordinance; Strategy
Passed in 2015
The Decree sets out policies to manage, protect and ensure a sustainable development of coastal forests to cope with climate change. 

The policies are as following: 1) localities have to review and convert the coastal land areas planned for production forests that are eroded or affected by sand to coastal protection forests; 2) localities have to relocate construction works that affect protected coastal forests; 3) investment projects have to respect the regulations of the law on forest protection and development. 

 PM Decision No.120/2015 approved the project on protection and development of coastal forests to cope with climate change in 2014-2020 period. The objectives are the following : 1) to promote the protection of coastal forests to cope with climate change and rising sea; 2) to alleviate natural disasters, protect sea dikes and infrastructure; 3) to conserve biodiversity; 4) to ensure socio-economic development and reinforce national defense and security. 

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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