Approval of project on protecting and developing coastal forests for climate adaptation and green growth in 2021-2030


The project on protecting and developing coastal forests to respond to climate change and promote green growth in the 2021-2030 period was approved by Decision 1662/QĐ-TTg on of the Deputy Prime Minister Lê Văn Thành on 4 October 2021.

The objectives of the projects are (1) sustainable management, protection, and use of existing and future developed coastal forests in the period of 2021 – 2039; (2) effective promotion of role and function of coastal forests in environmental protection, consolidating defense security, reducing natural disaster impacts, reducing greenhouse gases emission, responding to climate change, conserving biodiversity, and preventing diversification and soil degradation; and (3) creating jobs and income for coastal localities and contributing to the socio-economic development.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will be responsible to coordinate this project.

Sources and further information: “Project looks to protect, develop coastal forests” at, “Phê duyệt đề án về bảo vệ và phát triển rừng vùng ven biển giai đoạn 2021-2030” at, and  “Quyết định 1662/QĐ-TTg Phê duyệt đề án “Bảo vệ và phát triển rừng vùng ven biển nhằm ứng phó với biến đổi khí hậu và thúc đẩy tăng trưởng xanh giai đoạn 2021 – 2030” at, accessed on 8 October 2021.