Eight ethnic groups discuss on Forestry Law 2017

Date: 08/05/2018

The workshop on Forestry Law 2017 is organized by CIRUM, CARE and LandNet, funded by EU on May 4, 2018 in Cua Lo town, Nghe An province. There were more than 50 participants, including 30 representatives from eight ethnic minority groups: Ma Lieng, Van Kieu, H'Mong, Tay, Nung, Thai, ...


Evaluation on the project managed by Van Kieu women in Khe Cat village, Truong Son commune, Quang Ninh district, Quang Binh province

Date: 25/04/2018

The evaluation of the project on "Raising income and empowering Van Kieu ethnic women” was held at the Cultural House of Khe Cat village, Truong Son Commune, Quang Ninh District, Quang Binh Province on March 5, 2018. This project is funded by EU and facilitated by CIRUM. The Fund ...


Long-term land use right certificates have been granted to the H'mong communities in Cao Son commune, Muong Khuong district, Lao Cai province

Date: 25/04/2018

On March 29, 2018, the assessment of Forest Land Allocation and grant of Land Use Right Certificates to communities was held at the meeting hall of Cao Son Commune People's Committee, Muong Khuong District, Lao Cai Province. There were 40 delegates representing Lao Cai Provincial ...


A sustainable income source and humanistic spirit of Van Kieu ethnic women in Khe Cat village

Date: 19/01/2018

The project for conservation and promotion of Đót (Thysanolaena latifolia) for Van Kieu ethnic women in Khe Cat village does not only promisingly bring a bumper harvest, but also creates foundation for a sustainable livelihood in association with forest protection and development. ...


Resolving conflicts in forestland allocation in Den Sang commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province

Date: 29/12/2017

The Dao people in Den Sang Commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province have been managing village community forests for hundreds of years. By 2007, the state program for land allocation on the basis of aviation photos (referred to as the Land Allocation Program 102) did not allocate ...


To ensure ethnic minority peoples's rights to land and forests according to the Forestry Law

Date: 22/12/2017

The Forest Law No. 16/2017/QH14, which is newly adopted by the National Assembly on November 15, 2017 clearly stipulates that the ethnic minority communities living in the forest areas have the rights to land allocation for forestry, agricultural and fishery production ...


CIRUM new publications

Date: 11/12/2017

‘Management of traditional forests: From practice to policy formulation’ is a new book title published by CIRUM via Hong Duc Publishing House. With 2 overview articles and 11 case ...


Big cheers to our success lobby forestry law revision

Date: 19/11/2017

Dear All,
We are so pleased to inform you that we have been successful in lobbying for the recognition of the rights of EM over their customary forests. The Forestry Law Revision has been newly passed on 15 November 2017, and CIRUM/LandNet/LISO, with the active supports ...