Stories in the mountains

Date: 26/11/2019

While stories are a traditional way that ethnic minority communities share their loves and challenges, it is not customary for those stories to be shared outside of their close community. ...


Regional Workshop on Cross Border Investment Research in Laos

Date: 29/08/2019

Building on the positive work done with communities negatively affected by large scale developments in Vietnam, CIRUM has partnered with The Laws and Policy of Sustainable Development Research Center (LPSD, Vietnam),  ...


Ethnic minority groups given forest land protection and development opportunities

Date: 23/08/2019

(Vietnam News) Hà Nội - Ethnic minority communities that live primarily on agricultural and forest land have been able to increase their incomes, raise their voices and promote their contributions to the protection and management of community forest land.



Small grant, great results

Date: 06/08/2019

In 2017, CIRUM has a support program for Ja rai ethnic people’s livelihood development under the forest canopy in Bar Goc village, Sa Son commune, Sa Thay district, Kon Tum province. An initial area of 20 ha was  supported to develop agro-forestry products.   ...


CIRUM Board evaluation of the first 6 months of 2019

Date: 02/07/2019

On June 30, 2019, the CIRUM Board held a meeting at CIRUM office for evaluation of the first 6 months of 2019 and its strategic direction for the coming years. ...


Guidance on natural forest review for planning of three types of forest in accordance with the Law on Forestry 2017

Date: 22/06/2019

To contributing to improve the effectiveness of forest management, protection and development, the Document no. 1119/SNN-KL is issued by the Lao Cai Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) on June 11, 2019. This Document provides guidance of the review of ...


The ASEAN We Want: An open statement to ASEAN Leaders

Date: 20/06/2019

In an open statement to ASEAN leaders as they gather in Bangkok for the 34th ASEAN Summit, 110 community and civil society organisations and networks have urged ASEAN to respect people’s rights and livelihoods.



Amomum longiligulare and joy of the Red Dao in Sai Duan village

Date: 12/04/2019

Beside enjoying herbal bath service, visitors coming to Sai Duan village, Phin Ngan commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province can also have a chance to get an open view on the Amomum longiligulare under the forest canopy.