The project “Establishing a funding foundation for biodiversity protection and environmental sustainability in Danang City, Vietnam” (in short, the “Conservation Fund” project)
aims to establish the Vietnam Wildlife Conservation Fund in order to mobilise funding sources and increase the capacity of local civil society organisations focusing on biodiversity
conservation and environmental protection initiatives in Central and Central Highlands, Vietnam.
This project is implemented by GreenViet Biodiversity Conservation Centre (GreenViet, Vietnam) – the lead and Gustav-Stresemann-Institut (GSI, Germany) and co-funded by the
Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam.
The project lasts in 42 months, from 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2023.
The specific objectives of the project are:
- Establish the Vietnam Wildlife Conservation Fund and mobilise funding sources from companies, local communities, domestic and international visitors for local civil society organisations (CSOs) working in the fields of biodiversity conservation, climate change and environmental protection in Central and Central Highlands, Vietnam;
- Raise awareness of business sector, communities and visitors on biodiversity conservation, climate change and environmental sustainability;
- Promote cooperation with enterprises through Corporate Social Responsibility practice to raise funds for biodiversity conservation, combating climate change and environmental sustainability.
- The “Vietnam Wildlife Conservation Fund” is established at the end of 2021 to diversify financing sources for biodiversity conservation and environmental sustainability in Central and Central Highlands of Vietnam;
- 5 billion VND is raised for the Conservation Fund from different sources focusing on business sector and community members;
- CSOs' initiatives for biodiversity conservation and environment protection in Central and Central Highlands of Vietnam are promoted;
- Funding for biodiversity conservation in Da Nang City and neighbouring provinces is secured and well distributed to NGOs, CSOs, and CBOs in the region;
- The Red-shanked douc langur population with about 1,300 individuals in Son Tra is well protected.
Further details and updates about the project in English and Vietnamese, please visit the following websites: