Input to development of the National REDD programme in Vietnam

Technical assistance to Department of Forestry and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

The objective of the assignment was to secure delivery e.g. the following outputs:

  • Status assessment report on existing forestry data and results of previous inventories

  • Status report on existing data bases and data needs for database development

  • Technical report with proposed elements of national forest inventory database developed in close coordination with FORMIS

  • Test version of national forest inventory database – for illustrative purpose for the sake of demonstrating principles

  • Elaboration of roadmap to be presented at COP15 regarding development of national forest inventory database and the interim Reference Emission

  • A digital database of forest data of Vietnam since

  • Tables on forest cover changes since 1991

  • Forest carbon stock and its change over time

  • An interim Reference Emission Scenario


Services provided by DFE staff:

DFE as overall responsible for the assignment provided a team leader and forest inventory and carbon sequestration specialist. DFE secured through the establishment of a task force that all relevant parties was involved in producing and evaluating the outputs. Coordination with other REDD initiatives in Viet Nam was taken care of. 



Karsten Raae

Karsten Raae

Forest Supervisor - Senior Consultant

Mobil +45 25 55 42 00

Danish Forestry Extension
Rolighedsvej 23
1958 Frederiksberg C

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