On 07.14.2015 in Thuong Trach, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province, the Management Board of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in collaboration with the Phong Nha – Ke Bang Area Project arranged Conference “Strengthening measures in the management and protection of forests”
Dated 07.14.2015 in Thuong Trach, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province, National Park Management Board of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in collaboration with the Project Management area of Phong Nha – Ke Bang cooperation component GIZ organized technical conference on “Strengthening measures interagency coordination in the management and protection of forests National Park Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in the communal area adjoining the border buffer zone Vietnam – Laos in the districts Bo Trach “. The purpose of the Conference to assess the status of inter-agency coordination in law enforcement (relating to forest protection and wildlife control) for key management agencies and local authorities as well as institutional bodies in handling the threats to the World Heritage as well as the illegal wildlife trade in recent years Thuong Trach commune in the province and surrounding areas; Dissecting the favorable side, difficulties in inter-agency coordination and protection management at the commune and then propose solutions to resolve.
Conference by Mr. Dinh Huy Tri – deputy director of MB Phong Nha – Ke Bang and Tran Chi Phuong – Deputy Director of the Regional Project Management Unit Phong Nha – Ke Bang co-hosted with the participation of delegates leadership representatives to the Steering Committee to implement the Plan of forest protection and development in Quang Binh province, Regional project management Unit PN-KB, component technical cooperation GIZ, Customs Branch Ca Roong gate, Don Ca Roong border, border Station Roang alcohol, representatives of affiliated units MB Gardens, institutional agencies Bo Trach district, local government Thuong Trach and support team members Cooperation Contact National Park border.
At the conference, the management agency in the province has presented the situation of forest protection and management of wildlife Thuong Trach Commune in the province, as well as sharing the difficulties in the protection of forests and wildlife management in Thuong Trach area and the surrounding area. Some difficulties are posed as lack of close cooperation in joint control at the border sector, the lack of coordination between the government and the local level, lack of interagency coordination institutions in inspection wildlife management on a regular basis and stability; coordination advocacy, education deeply unfulfilled, lack of uniformity and no long-term strategic.
The participants discussed and proposed a number of measures such as strengthening the role further collaboration between stakeholders in the management and protection of the national park forest, keeping regular contacts to exchange, share information between units in the field to control and handle the object of forest law violations in the province; There should be coordinated monitoring measures, tighter controls, ensuring good reasons to apply for a passport through the Lao people in the buffer zone, as well as prevent abusing passport to invasion import illegal exploitation of forest products; Strict observance of regulations on cooperation signed, developed and signed regulations on coordination with the remaining units as Bo Trach District Police – Police posts decent; Actively supporting the livelihoods, improve livelihoods and promote propaganda and education campaign in ethnic minority participation in forest protection in the commune, Thuong Trach and the surrounding area.
Conclusions at the conference, Mr. Dinh Huy Tri request ranger National Park Phong Nha – Ke Bang complete synthesis report the results achieved at the Conference for park management board, and make recommendations Board Regional project management Phong Nha – Ke Bang and technical cooperation component GIZ promoted financial support in organizing training to improve skills of CITES enforcement for law enforcement officials on the management wild animals and plants in their localities; Assist in the coordination, organization of conferences briefings and exchange of experiences between the relevant agencies and local authorities. In addition, financial support installation equipped signboards wildlife in the national park area; At the same time focus on priority issues for capacity building and the park ranger force level pages of technical equipment, weapons-support tools in forest protection patrols; Support propaganda, raise awareness for the people of conscious participation in forest protection; Deploying the livelihood models for improving the lives of people, reduces dependence on natural resources in general and create jobs for people in particular. Ending the meeting, the delegates visited the Border Ca Roong.