RECOFTC Viet Nam
Stories
Talk of the Forest
When Nong Thi Huong talks about what bamboo means to her and her ethnic Thai community in northern Viet Nam, she tells a tale of economic, ecological...
Talk of the Forest
Ten Nie loves planting trees. In 2018, her family planted one hectare of forest. In 2020, they planted another hectare of trees—Hopea odorata, a...
Perspectives
Vien Dang Cong, a technical officer at WWF-Vietnam, had never taken a data-related course before. So, the Data Literacy Training organized by the...
Special Report
Imagine waking up one day and being told you no longer have a right to live in the village where you, your parents and even your grandparents were...
Talk of the Forest
The math doesn’t add up for Kong Sothea, the patrol team chief of Or Boun Leu Community Protected Area in Cambodia. “I am so worried because I don’t...
Stories of Change
They are pioneers of community forestry: Officials who spent years strengthening lives and landscapes throughout Southeast Asia. Now these officials...
Notes from the Field
In the prosperous timber industry of Viet Nam, more than 50 percent of the labor is conducted by women. This observation by Ms. Van of the Vietnam...
Stories of Change
A group of forest owners in Viet Nam banded together to create VIFORA, helping bring about positive change for their communities.
Notes from the Field
In the pursuit of equality, securing the right to govern one’s land is an imperative step. The implications of doing so are vital: the subsequent...