Organization for sustainable use and management of mangroves in Can Gio with a vision to 2025 – Build and maintain the assessment and monitoring system for Can Gio mangroves using Planet scope and Rapid eye

Implementation Time: 2020

Client: Can Gio District Protection Forest Management Board


Building a database system and mapping of Can Gio mangrove forest change on WebGIS platform and online reports according to requirements. Thereby, providing scientific basis to support stakeholders in improving the efficiency of management and sustainable use of Can Gio mangrove forest.

Forest change monitoring mechanism is implemented through Planet Scope and Rapid Eye remote sensing image interpretation technology. Changes and fluctuations in forest status detected by satellite images will be reviewed and verified in the field and updated on the map annually.

In addition, the system also monitors production activities, assigns and contracts for forest protection, planning of bird and mammal areas, network of management boards and subdivision offices. These activities are regularly updated by GFD.