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Forest rangers moniror biodiversity conservation at Bac Ma National Park

Bac Ma, National Park. Thua Tien Hue, Vietnam. March, 2020. The USAID Green Annamites Project supported the implementation of the Spatial Monitoring Reporting Tool (SMART), the Management Effectiveness Tracking Tool (METT) and the installation of camera traps for biodiversity monitoring. Staff of protected areas and national parks in QN and TTH provinces (Vietnam) have been able to utilize the features of the SMART to synchronize and analyze data, thereby optimizing their patrolling plan. Management officials of the Forest Protection Department and Management Boards of Nature Reserve (NR) go in-depth in analyzing the results collected from METT to consolidate the development and adjustment of the annual management plan.
The project strengthens biodiversity monitoring in the NRs through systematic camera traps, listening posts and forest cover analysis through geographic information technology (GIS). The project additionally installed of 153 camera traps in the NRs, conducted advance training on patrol skills, species identification and biodiversity monitoring for the specialized force on forest protection, at the same time, supported develop sustainable forest management plans for several NRs.

INCREASE FINANCIAL SOURCES FOR FOREST PROTECTION AND DEVELOPMENT AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION BY EXTENDING POLICIES ON PAYMENT OF FOREST ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

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Country Vietnam

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