Development of Geo-database for forest plantation management in Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, and Thua Thien-Hue


The Forest Sector Development Project (FSDP) is a multilateral program, supported by the World Bank and other donors.

The main objective of the FSDP is to achieve sustainable management of (plantation) forests and the conservation of biodiversity in special use forests to enhance the contribution of forestry to rural poverty reduction and global environmental protection.

The aims of this geo-database development project are:

i) To improve the speed of land use planning, land allocation, and site selection.

ii) To create standards and procedures for map making and reporting that are consistence from province to province.

iii) To integrate the use of the database as a tool into project monitoring and evaluation,

iv) To design the database framework and standards so they can be transferred to benefit other plantation programs in the forest sector.