Harmonising Socio- and Economic Development, Ecosystem Services Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation in Vietnams Biosphere Reserves

Lead country

Viet Nam

Participating countries

Viet Nam

Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From February 6, 2020 to February 6, 2025

Project ID: 5659

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Technical team

  • Ecosystems and Biodiversity Programme

Technical area(s)

  • Strengthening conservation areas
  • Mainstreaming biodiversity


  • Ecosystem-based mitigation


  • Forests
  • Marine


  • General

Transformed sector(s)

  • Forestry and other land use

UNDP role(s)

  • Capacity development / Technical assistance
  • Institutional mechanism and system building
  • Policy advice


  • Law regulation
  • Management operation
  • Capacity building


  • Institutional framework
  • Laws/ Policy/ Plan formulation
  • Laws enforcement/ Regulation
  • Sustainable land management
  • Ecosystem and ecosystem services conservation/restoration
  • Conserved areas/ protected areas management
  • Awareness raising
  • Institutional capacity building
  • Community capacity building

Social inclusion

  • Local community/CSOs
  • Women

Gender equality

  • Women decision making
  • Women's access to and control over resources

Gender result effectiveness scale

  • Gender responsive


  • Systems pathway

Risk reduction target(s)

  • Hazard control/mitigation
  • Improve resilience

SDG target(s)

  • 15.a Mobilize resources for biodiversity conservation, sustainable use
  • 15.b Mobilize resources, incentives for sustainable forest management
  • 17.14 Enhance policy coherence for sustainable development

Conventions and protocols


Private sector(s)


Hot topic

  • Multi-stakeholder collaboration
  • Food and agricultural commodities strategy

USD $6,849,315

Grant amount

USD $36,538,222

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


  • Global Environment Facility – Trust Fund ($6,849,315)

Implementing partner(s)

  • Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

Related resources

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