Peat Resource Person Details
Category: Individual
Salutation: Mr
Name: Pham Trung Thanh
Nationality: Vietnam
Age: 60
Title/Designation: Management
Organization/Company Name: DARD CaMau
Organization/Company Address: 49A Hung Vuong, Phuong 5, CaMau city VietNam
Current Working Location: Vietnam
Telephone: Office:
Mobile: 84913648059
Languages: English
Qualifications: forestry engineer
Focal Area of Interest: Management
Years of Peat Related Working Experience: 34
Field of Peat Related Expertise/Specializations:
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Fire Management
Biodiversity Assessment
Carbon Assessment
Non Timber Forest Products
Policy & Governance
Resource Planning & Management
Environmental Impact Assessment
Climate Change & Adaptation
Disaster Management
Country(ies) that you have Worked in the SEA Region: Vietnam
Peat Related Professional Experience/History: U Minh Ha belong to Ca Mau province, Vietnam has an area of peat land forest vegetation with diverse wildlife and aquatic species. Peatland area before statistical 1987 about nearly 35,000 ha, now reduced to about 4647 hectares (thickness from 50 cm to 100 cm), in addition, there are more than 5,200 hectares of peat fire under the melaleuca forest regeneration (area of focus in the U Minh Ha National Park). Forest fires in many years, the area of peat in the U Minh Ha has decreased significantly. Forest fires have a huge impact on the peatland ecosystem, below the peat layer is alkaline soil, natural environment threatened if the upper peat fires make alum floor beneath exposed on ground. So fire prevention issues, ecological preservation on peatlands are important issues are always interested
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