The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is the authority for land, water resources; mineral resources, geology; environment; hydrometeorology; climate change; surveying and mapping; management of the islands and the sea. MoNRE is responsible for implementing land use planning on the national level and for monitoring the implementation of the approved planning by provinces and cities, as well as assisting them in land use planning at district level.
MoNRE´s Biodiversity Conservation Agency (BCA), focal point for the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS), is the main implementing partner for the BBP project. The project is also closely cooperating with the management of Hoang Lien National Park and Ba Be National Park. The biodiversity-based value chains piloted in Vietnam are medicinal bath herbs, Giao Co Lam, Bo Khai and honey.
Focal Point/Cooperating Partner
Dr. Pham Anh Cuong
Biodiversity Conservation Agency, Viet Nam Environment Administration,
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment