News & Updates

Sunday, 28. April 2013
Vietnam: cooperation with VNFOREST

In order to establish the Partnership, project has linked with the teams in VNFOREST to share information on the project,especially the national standard development in order to engage them more actively in the process. Coordination with the field teams to ensure the ground- truth-work. All the available SFM plans of sites have been gathered and shared with CIFOR as input for developing database structure. Regular contact has been made to get update information from sites and prepare for site planning for getting certification. ForCES has been discussed with IKEA project of WWF to identify the gap and prepare for site planning. In cooperation with VNFOREST and DoFQuang Tri, ForCES has organised successfully the pilot planning workshop in Quang Tri. A list of key activities for site to get certification integrated with theory of change for ES suggested by Sini (CIFOR) were drafted and discussed. Needs for capacity building on ForCES were also identified.