A corner of forest in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam to boost forest coverage in Central Highlands

The Government of Vietnam has been implementing drastic measures to increase forest coverage in the Central Highlands region, while improving output of coffee and high value crops in easing deforestation.
Workers nurse seedlings at Nguyen Hanh Plantation Service Company in the central province of Binh Dinh. (Photo: VNA/VNS)

VN to raise forest coverage, exports

Vietnam aims to raise its forest coverage to 41.6 percent and to earn US$8.5–9 billion from exporting wood and forestry products while providing jobs to 25 million people in 2018.