Khanh Hoa Province invests in forest protection and development

Friday, 28/05/2021, 14:21 [GMT+7]

Khanh Hoa Province invests in forest protection and development

To invest in forest protection and development in Khanh Hoa province, ensure the forest coverage by 2025 more than 46.5% according to the Resolution of the 18th Provincial Party Congress, at the 15th session, the provincial People's Council has approved the investment policy of 5 forest protection and development projects in the province with a total investment of more than 29 billion VND. This is an important resource for State forest owners to carry out silvicultural projects for forest development, and to build material foundations for forest protection tasks.
 
Effectiveness of investment products
 
According to Deputy Director of the Management Board of Hon Ba Nature Reserve Nguyen Phuoc Bao Canh, the Management Board of Hon Ba Nature Reserve has implemented the silvicultural investment project in Hon Ba area in the 2016 - 2020 period. From this project, the reserve's infrastructure, material and technical equipment for forest management and protection, forest fire prevention and control, and forest development have been built and repaired. Meanwhile, the protection of forests is getting better and better, so the number of violations against forest reserve has decreased, the quality of the forest has been increased; the annual deforestation has decreased.
 
In the period of 2016 - 2020, Nam Khanh Hoa Protection Forest Management Board was assigned to invested in 3 projects: Investment in forest protection and development in Cam Lam - Cam Ranh; Investing in forest protection and development in Khanh Son area; Investing in forest protection and development in Cam Lam - Cam Ranh and Khanh Son. Thanks to that, the unit has managed and protected more closely; deforestation and illegal exploitation of forest products has been limited; people have actively participated in forest protection and forest fire prevention and fighting, participated in planting production forests to develop the household economy, contribute to the protection of the ecological environment...
 
Similarly, other State forest owners are also assigned to invest in forest protection and development projects in the 2016 - 2021 period. On the basis of the effectiveness of investment projects, units have developed plans on sustainable forest management for the assigned forest areas. This is the basis for the Provincial People's Committee to submit to the Provincial People's Council for consideration and approval of the investment policy on forest protection and development projects in the period of 2021 - 2025.
 

 

Forests in Hon Ba Nature Reserve protected well over years
Forests in Hon Ba Nature Reserve protected well over years
 
5 projects on forest protection and development
 
Resolution of the 18th Provincial Party Congress proposed by 2025, the province strives for the forest coverage rate in the province to reach more than 46.5%. At the 15th session, the 6th Provincial People's Council approved the investment policy of 5 forest protection and development projects in the whole province, with a total investment of more than 29 billion VND and the implementation period from now until 2025. The projects are assigned to the following units: Tram Huong Forestry Company Limited, Khanh Hoa Forest Products Company Limited, Bac Khanh Hoa Protection Forest Management Board, Nam Khanh Hoa Protection Forest Management Board and Hon Ba Nature Reserve Management Board as investors.
 
Nguyen Thanh Tung - Director of Nam Khanh Hoa Protection Forest Management Board shared: "In the period of 2021 - 2025, the unit will be invested 10.35 billion VND to carry out silvicultural work to develop forests such as planting 222ha of new protection forest, regenerating more than 196ha, taking care of more than 222ha of pine forest. For the construction of infrastructure for forest protection and development, the fire barrier line, more than 372km long, in protection forests and more than 48km in production forests will be maintained; repairing 3 forest management and protection stations… These are important investment items to help the unit perform well the task of managing, protecting and developing 30,212 hectares of forests and allocated forest land in 12 communes in Cam Lam, Cam Ranh and Khanh Son. The goal is that by 2025, the rate of forest cover in the forest area of the management board will reach 74.34%.
 
Similarly, from the investment policy of forest protection and development projects in the period of 2021 - 2025, the Management Board of Hon Ba Nature Reserve will be invested 2 billion VND; Bac Khanh Hoa Protection Forest Management Board will be invested 5.88 billion VND; Tram Huong Forestry Company Limited will be invested 9 billion VND; Khanh Hoa Forest Products Company Limited will be invested more than 1.8 billion VND to carry out silvicultural projects to develop forests. Leaders of the units shared, this is a great resource to help the units complete the goal of increasing forest cover by 2025 of Tram Huong Forestry Company Limited to 91%; Khanh Hoa Forest Products Limited Company to 83.27%; Bac Khanh Hoa Protection Forest Management Board to 80%... In addition, every year, it strengthens the function of protection and water retention for daily life and production, create a green belt for environmental protection, create more jobs for local workers, etc.
 
Hai Lang
 
Translated by T.T