Vietnam

Action Plan for Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity's Programme of Work on Protected Areas

The marine gap analysis report of Viet Nam focused on providing an overview of the coastal and marine resources of the country, institutional and policy references, and the priorities and goals of the government with respect to the conservation of its marine biodiversity resources. The report demonstrates the country’s commitment to marine biodiversity conservation. It also highlights Viet Nam’s adherence to the concept of marine protected area establishment, their appropriate locations, and the economic values that they possess.