THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 106/2006/QD-BNN
Hanoi, November 27, 2006
 
DECISION
PROMULGATING THE INSTRUCTION ON MANAGEMENT OF VILLAGE COMMUNITY FORESTS
THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Pursuant to the 2004 Law on Forest Protection and Development At the proposal of the director of the Forestry Department,
DECIDES:
Article 1.- To promulgate together with this Decision the Instruction on Management of Village Community Forests for experimental application to 40 communes selected for the implementation of Decision No. 1641/QD/BNN-HTQT of June 5, 2006, of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, approving the Project on "2006-2007 pilot community forestry program";
Communes not specified in Decision No. 1641/QD/BNN-HTQT but provided with financial assistance by other international projects may apply articles and provisions of this Instruction in organizing the management of community forests in their respective localities.
Article 2.- To assign the director of the Forestry Department to guide in detail the specialized methods and techniques in managing community forests according to his/her functions and assigned tasks.
Article 3This Decision takes effect 15 days after its publication in "CONG BAO."
Article 4.- The director of the Ministry's Office, the Forestry Department director, directors of provincial/municipal Services of Agriculture and Rural Development that implement the project on "2006-2007 pilot community forestry program" and other internationally funded projects, and heads of concerned units shall implement this Decision.
 

 

 
FOR THE MINISTER OF
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
VICE MINISTER



Hua Duc Nhi
 
INSTRUCTION
ON MANAGEMENT OF VILLAGE COMMUNITY (Promulgated together with Decision No. 106/2006/QD-BNN of November 27, 2006, of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development)
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1Governing scope
This document guides the allocation of forests; the elaboration of forest management plans; rights and obligations of village communities (hereinafter referred to as communities for short); and responsibilities of concerned agencies and organizations in the course of management of village community forests (hereinafter referred to as community forests for short).
Article 2
1. The village communities in 40 communes of 10 provinces that experiment community forestry under Decision No. 1641/QD-BNN-HTQT of June 5, 2006, of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, approving the Project on "2006-2007 pilot community forestry program" funded by the Forestry Sector Trust Fund (called Decision No. 1641/QD-BNN for short).
2. Localities, agencies, organizations and individuals involved in the course of management of community forests defined in this Instruction.
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