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Goal and Objectives

 

Component Sub-Objective:      To promote sustainable management and rehabilitation of peatlands in Vietnam through capacity building, improved inter-sectoral management and demonstration of best practices at a selected site.

 

Component Sub-Outcome 1:      Capacity for sustainable peatland management in Vietnam strengthened

 

Component Sub-Outcome 2:      The degradation of peatlands in Vietnam minimised through forest management and fire control

 

Component Sub-Outcome 3:      Peatlands in UMTNP sustainably managed and rehabilitated

 

Component Sub-Outcome 4:      The local community at UMTNP less dependant on peatlands for their livelihood


Outcomes and Outputs

Component Sub-Outcome 1: Capacity for sustainable peatland management in Vietnam strengthened

Output 1.1 The degradation of peatlands in Vietnam minimised through the implementation of a national management plan on Peatlands

Activities

1.1.1 Develop implementation strategy for the National Action Plan for the conservation and sustainable use of peatlands.

1.1.2 Promote the peatland NAP to relevant key stakeholders

1.1.3 Strengthening legislation, policies and institutional framework for improved integrated peatland management

1.1.4 Technical guidance and coordination for component

Output 1.2 Awareness of peatland management in Vietnam raised

Activities

1.2.1 Produce awareness materials and conduct awareness activities to improve understanding of peatland management issues in Vietnam to key stakeholders and local communities living around UMT and UMH National Parks

Component Sub-Outcome 2: The degradation of peatlands in Vietnam minimised through forest management and fire control

Output 2.1 Management of peatlands in Vietnam Enhanced

Activities

2.1.1. Carry out an assessments to fill gaps in the inventory of peatlands in Vietnam

2.1.2. Promote the incorporation of peatland conservation into land use planning - water resource management, agriculture and forest management

2.1.3. Promote measures for fire prevention and control in peatlands

Component Sub-Outcome 3: Peatlands in UMTNP sustainably managed and rehabilitated

Output 3.1 Support the implementation of a site management plan for UMTNP

Activities

3.1.1 Conduct field assessments of peatlands at UMTNP, and contribute to the refinement and implementation of the park management plan and development of plans for the buffer zone.

3.1.2 Provide training and support for staff of relevant agencies on participatory management involving the local community.

Component Sub-Outcome 4: The local community at UMTNP less dependant on peatlands for their livelihood

Output 4.1 Communities in buffer Zone of UMTNP obtaining alternative sustainable livelihood.

Activities

4.1.1 Conduct a socio-economics survey and prepare a proposal for sustainable livelihood projects with local communities at UMTNP.

4.1.2 Develop a sustainable community livelihood project with local communities in and around the pilot site (UMTNP) to decrease pressures on globally significant biodiversity.

4.1.3 Document lessons learned from the experience of the sustainable livelihoods project and disseminate information to others.