Germany to offer 2 million EUR for Phong Nha- Ke Bang’s preservation

The German Government will provide 2 million EUR (US$ 2.1 million) for the project on sustainable conservation and management work in phase 3 at the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh.

Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park (Photo: SGGP)

Under the plan, the project consists of information and biodiversity monitoring systems, assistance for ethnic minority women, and strengthening cross-border cooperation between Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park and Laos’ Hin Nam No National Protected Area (NPA), aiming to contribute to biodiversity conservation, information exchanges between the two sides as well as decrease impacts to natural resource.

The project has been run for the 2015 to 2016 period.

The Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park received UNESCO’s certificate as the world natural heritage site for its ecosystem and biological diversity. The National Park covers 123,326ha, including tropical moist forest, 94 percents of its limestone mountain and 84 percents of its primeval forest; and was highly valued the greatest number of plants and animal species.

By Minh Phong- Translated by Huyen Huong

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