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The forest comes back, and so does the Highlands culture.

Date: 06/03/2017

Located in the 3S region (three rivers Sesan, Sekong and Sre Pok), the Central Highlands are known as 'the roof of Indochina', with ramps in the East and West. This is the intersection of topography, geography, culture and civilization of the Indochina region. The Central Highlands ...

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"The law of the jungle" at the Annamese Range

Date: 06/03/2017

The strength of local customary laws helped maintain the village's forest when all surrounding forests have turned into barren hills or been replaced with industrial plants. ...

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Return traditional forestland to community and reduce costs issue

Date: 19/02/2017

After the disbandment of a state forestry company in Kon Tum province in 2016, all forestland zone of this company was transferred to a management board (MB) for protection forest in the province. There are areas traditionally used by the community for generations among the mentioned ...

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Assessing ethnic minority youths’ needs for vocational training in Si Ma Cai district

Date: 19/02/2017

CIRUM has cooperated with the department of Labour, Invalid and Social Affair of Si Ma Cai district, Lao Cai province to assess the needs for vocational training on agro-forestry, husbandry and veterinary of the ethnic minority youths in the 13 communes during 26 to 30 December 2016. ...

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Thai ethnic community in Đồng Văn commune confirm their land rights

Date: 19/02/2017

Culture Identity and Resources Use Management (CIRUM) has cooperated with local authorities and relevant agencies in advisory and support land allocation programmes in provinces of Lào Cai, Lạng Sơn, Nghệ An and Kon Tum for years. Until February 2017, with support from CIRUM, ...

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Rubber comes back, community forests are under pressure

Date: 14/02/2017

“There is a threat of revival of rubber project, because the price of natural latex has reached VND 20,000 per kilo”. This is a warn by Mr. Phan Dinh Nha, advisory expert on forestland policy at the yearly meeting of LandNet. This is especially applicable for some mountainous ...

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Meeting of CIRUM Board members

Date: 10/01/2017

The CIRUM Board members hold a regular annual meeting in order to review results of 2016 and set out a strategic orientation for 2017. The meeting took place at the CIRUM office at No. 12C Phạm Huy Thông, Ngọc Khánh ward, Ba Đình district, Hà Nội on the 8th January 2017. ...

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Secondary school students from Hanoi visit Farmer Field School Simacai, Lao Cai

Date: 27/12/2016

CIRUM organized an one-day field study for a group of students from Hanoi Lomonoxop Secondary School to visit FFS Simacai. This study was a request from the school and the student's’ parents to give the students first experience of eco-farming practices in the northern of Vietnam ...

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