Ha Long - Cat Ba Alliance Initiative summed up

Wednesday, May 31 2017, 11:10
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QTV - On May 30th, in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh People's Committee and the Center for Marine life Conservation and Community Development held a conference to finalize the Ha Long - Cat Ba Alliance Initiative.
 

Standing Vice-chairman of Quang Ninh People's Committee, Dang Huy Hau, delivers his speech
Standing Vice-chairman of Quang Ninh People's Committee, Dang Huy Hau, delivers his speech

After 3 years of implementation, the Ha Long - Cat Ba Alliance Initiative Project has contributed significantly to environmental protection, tourism development, sustainable economic development in Ha Long Bay; created livelihoods for fishermen after moving to shore. Particularly, the project has successfully implemented the pilot model of environmentally friendly aquaculture in combination with responsible tourism in Ha Long Bay with the participation of local authorities, enterprises and fishermen; offered recommendations on preserving the fishing village culture; proposed the establishment of Halong Bay Heritage Conservation Fund; supported the establishment of Ha Long Education and Environmental Protection Association. The project has introduced new approaches to sustainable economic-tourism development.
Translated by Chu Linh

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