The impacts of devolution policy for mangrove forest management in the Mekong River Delta, Vietnam - Data devolution in commune level

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Dang Thuy Truong - University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City


Göteborgs universitet - Environment for Development, Handelshögskolan rorId

Diarienummer hos huvudman



Mangrove forests are known to provide many ecological services and sources of livelihood to local community. The policy of contracting mangrove forest to households for management fails to conserve as farmers tend to convert mangrove to other uses. We proposed the following research objectives: [1] examine the impacts of devolution policy and other institutional measures on mangrove forest areas at commune level; [2] examine the impacts of devolution policies, institutional and economic factors on the mangrove coverage of mixed shrimp-mangrove systems. Mangrove forest indicators of analyses at both household and commune level in the South Vietnam are measured in two aforementioned ways. One is self-reported, by farm managers in household data and by Forestry Management in commune data, and the other is calculated using satellite images.

We planned to collect 5-year (2011-2016) data from 110 communes for this project. Out of the 100 communes, we have been able to collect data for 83 communes in 4 provinces, including Trà Vinh, Bạc Liêu, Kiên Giang and Cà Mau.

Data innefattar personuppgifter


Metod och utfall

Tidsperiod(er) som undersökts

2017-06-30 – 2018-04-30



Dataformat / datastruktur

Geografisk täckning

Geografisk utbredning

Geografisk plats: Vietnam

Geografisk beskrivning: Mekong river delta

Administrativ information

Ansvarig institution/enhet

Environment for Development, Handelshögskolan


Khanh Nam Pham - University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City

Finansiering 1

  • Finansiär: Sida (Styrelsen för internationellt utvecklingsarbete)

Finansiering 2

  • Finansiär: Environment for Development Initiative
Ämnesområde och nyckelord


Ekonomi och näringsliv (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Ekonomi (INSPIRE topic categories)

Miljö (INSPIRE topic categories)

Publicerad: 2021-08-27
Senast uppdaterad: 2021-09-06