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Improving rural livelihoods in the North Central region in Vietnam through innovative development of supply chains for energy-efficient cook stoves and wood from sustainable sources

Ongoing
Mitigation
Energy
Forestry
Call 6
Viet Nam
Time consumed
 
 
Start: 29-May-17 End: 31-Dec-20
Lead Nordic partner
NEPCon
Country of Lead Nordic partner
Denmark
Local partner(s)
Spark Center for Social Entrepreneurship Development, Cam Lo Wood Pellet Factory, SEPON
NCF grant size
399,914
Total project cost
920,209
Technologies
Briquettes and pellets
Methods
Branding/marketing support, Sustainable forest management
Country of implementation:
Viet Nam
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Description

The project strives to support sustainable livelihoods of 6,000 poor and low income rural farmers in the Quang Tri province of Vietnam, and to improve access to affordable and clean energy efficiency solutions for 2,000 households as well as supporting a sustainable forest resource base and mitigating carbon emissions.

The current forest management practice and wood supply chain in the province of Quang Tri offers opportunities...

Objective

•Study on improved forest management
•Replantation areas identified
•6,000 ha has been prepared for assessment by FSC certification body
•In total 2-3 nurseries established and 5-7 female farmers are employed at each nursery
•500 leaders of farmer groups (20% female) are trained on sustainable forest management techniques and 6,000 households are guided on FSC forest management techniques
•6,000 ha of forest area has been targeted for sustainable forest management certification...

Results

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Sustainable Development Goals

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