On 24th November, Deputy Prime Minister Lê Văn Thành has signed off on the Decision No. 975/QĐ-TTg issuing the national action plan to conserve and sustainable use of wetlands from 2021 to 2030. One of the main objectives of the plan is to recover wetlands that are under degradation. The plan aims to complete the investigation, inventory, and construction of the wetland database at the national level. It also targets to increase from 13 internationally recognized wetlands to 15 sites by 2030, in accordance with Ramsar Convention. It will also pilot the co-management models with the participation of enterprises, local communities for some important wetlands and implement benefit-sharing mechanisms of wetland resources.
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