National forest coverage reaches 42.01% in 2021


The forest coverage of Vietnam in 2021 is 0.11 % higher than the previous year, according to the Forest Protection Department under the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). In 2022 the Forest Protection Department will focus on developing legal documents, enhancing management of forest protection, prevention and fighting of forest fight. Additionally, it will promote international cooperation in forest protection and development, closely monitoring of forest land conversion at localities, and detection and handling of violations of the Law on Forestry.

Sources & further information: “Vietnam’s forest coverage up in 2021” at and “Tỷ lệ che phủ rừng trên toàn quốc đạt 42,01%” at, accessed on 29 December 2021.