Socio economic study of forest dependent people in Ba Khe Tran Village,
Phong My Commune, Phong Dien District, TT Hue
-- Living next to nature reserve --
Vietnam is a country that has been changing its policy on managing forest
from State Enterprises-based to Community-based. In this country people were
given the right to manage forests land by the government.
Stakeholder and biodiversity in the forest at the local level is a three year
long collaboration between the Center for International Forestry Research and
the Swiss Development Cooperation. Tropenbos International vietnam has been
acted as a very helpful collaborator enabling the application and successfulness
of the activities. The project contributes to goals of enhancing livelihoods of
the forest dependent poor and sustainable forest management. The project aims to
strengthen local capacity to plan and implement locally relevant forest
landscape management as a mechanism to achieve those goals.