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, ...


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 ...


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. ...


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 ...


Chairman of Kon Tum People’s Committee awards Ka Bay village for ‘Best village community forest management’

Date: 12/12/2016

In the beginning of December 2016, Chairman of Kon Tum People’s Committee awarded Kay Bay village with the title of ‘Best Forest Protection and Management in Kon Tum province’. This is the first time that a village in Kon Tum has achieve such an accomplishment. ...


CIRUM Workshop increases knowledge of legal framework, formalities and administrative procedures related to land rights in local communities of Quang Binh

Date: 05/12/2016

In November 30th 2016, CIRUM in partnership with several organisations, has held a series of focus group discussion to increase of legal framework, formalities and administrative procedures related to land rights. ...


CIRUM staff training on Office Communication at the Farmer Field School Simacai

Date: 02/12/2016

The staff at CIRUM have recently travelled to our Farmer Field School (FFS) in Simacai, to participate in training aimed at improving their communication skills and work efficiency. ...


“Communication capacity building for women and youth to raise awareness of forest protection”: Training in Truong Son commune, Quang Ninh district, Quang Binh 21-22 November, 2016

Date: 24/11/2016

The CIRUM team has recently completed training in Quang Binh province to enhance awareness of forest protection through communications capacity building. The training involved the introduction of basic film and photography skills in order to empower women and young community members ...