Workshop on "The results and inadequacies in the implementation of forestry policy"

Date: 18/12/2018

On the morning of December 7th, CIRUM cooperated with Lao Cai Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to organize the workshop on "Results and Inadequacies in the implementation of forestry policy". The workshop received the presence of General Department of Forestry, Department ...


Independent evaluation of our project "Promoting Land Rights for Ethnic Minority People in Vietnam"

Date: 03/12/2018

Independent experts visited Kon Tum, Quang Binh and Lao Cai provinces to conduct independent evaluation on our project "Promoting Land Rights for Ethnic Minority People". This project is supported by CARE with funding from the European Union. The visit to Kon Tum and Quang Binh was ...


CIRUM’s work is improving land allocation outcomes for communities in Bat Xat district, Lao Cai

Date: 23/10/2018

 About 10 years ago, due to the lack of equipment, forest areas allocated to the community could not be specified either on maps or on the ground. The forest land allocation documents were inconsistent, resulting in disputes and ineffective ...


Amomum longiligulare – a sustainable livelihood model

Date: 22/10/2018

Ba Rgoc commune’s new plantation of Sa nhân tím (Amomum longiligulare) is growing well in Chu Mom Ray forest, and hopefully will bear fruit in the coming year. Meanwhile, authorities are expanding the planting area. In the long run, it is considered a sustainable livelihoods ...


Village wins back traditional lands from Southern Paper Material Company

Date: 24/10/2018

Southern Paper Material Company has given back 50 hectares of traditional land to K’Bay ethnic minority village in Kon Tum province. LandNet has supported a longstanding request by the villagers to the company and local authorities to return their land, located in upstream areas, ...


Lessons learnt from the successful lobby/ advocacy to recognize traditional village forest and customary law in the newly approved Forest Law

Date: 23/10/2018

1. It is critical to organize meetings and in partnership with supportive policy makers to update information and learn the needs and orientations of the policy makers in order to clarify suitable lobby objectives and strategy.  Focusing on the needs of the policy makers, ...


When the farmers own the forests

Date: 02/10/2018

At the end of 2017, nearly 600 ha of forest land was allocated to farmers in Dak Chum and Tu Mo Rong villages. These were people living under the poverty line – on their situation is much improved. The forest is kept safe under their control, while the people themselves ...