Public consultation meeting of mangrove planting plan and place

Public consultation meeting of mangrove planting plan and place

Centre for Social Research and Development held a public consultation with the aim of introducing the project and the implementing plan of mangrove forests planting in Vinh Tri, Hai Duong, Huong Tra town and Loc Vinh, Phu Loc district – Thua Thien Hue Province.

Consulting meeting with the authoritties and the locals in Loc Vinh commune (Phu Loc district).
Mr. Le Quang Tien – CSRD’s project officer – presents the project and the plan of mangrove forests planting.

This meeting also aimed at collecting the contributive ideas of the authorities and the locals so as to build the Regulation of Protection and Development mangrove forests on the basis of society.

Women’s Union members in two levels in the consulting meeting.
Ms. Le Thi Xuan Lan – Chairman of Vinh Tri village Women’s Union – shared in the consulting meeting.

The local authorities and the locals in Hai Duong commune reached a consensus of planting 3.25 hectare of sonneratia trees in Vinh Tri village and Loc Vinh and 1.5 hectare of those in Canh Duong village. In the consultation with Women’s Union, the local of Vietnam Fisheries Society, Farmer Association and some other branches also contribute many vital ideas for the project during the proces of forest-planting implementation.

Mr. Le Cong Minh – the Chairman of Loc Vinh People’s Committee – experessed his agreement and unanimity in the project’s implementation.
Mr. Nguyen Van Tho – Hai Duong Fisheries Society – shared the benefits of aquatic species development when mangroves are newly planted. Through this, he also wished villagers in Vinh Tri in particular and Hai Duong commune in general will grow together, protect and care well 3.25 hectares of sonneratia trees which will be planted in the next time.

The study results conclude that the new planting site is suitable for planting mangroves thanks to the favorable conditions in terms of natural conditions, views and guidelines for the plan of protective forest development from local authorities and people. The implementation of new plantation training and planting practice will be carried out by CSRD and local authorities in April 2018.

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