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Decree No. 99/2010/ND-CP on the policy on payment for forest environment services.

Country/Territory
Viet Nam
Document type
Regulation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Forestry, Water
Keyword
Environmental fees/charges Forest management/forest conservation Erosion Protection forest Royalties/fees Soil conservation/soil improvement Biodiversity Freshwater resources management Ecosystem preservation Sustainable development
Geographical area
Asia, East Asian Seas, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on 1 January 2011.
Abstract

This Decree provides for the policy on payment of forest environment services which include: soil protection, restriction of erosion and sedimentation of reservoirs, rivers and streams; regulation and maintenance of water sources; forest carbon sequestration and retention, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; protection of natural landscapes and conservation of biodiversity of ecosystems; and provision of spawning grounds, sources of feed and natural seeds and use of water from forests for aquaculture.

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Circular No. 85/2012/TT-BTC guiding the financial management regime for forest protection and development funds.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Special fund

Source: FAO, FAOLEX