DISCLOSURE WORKSHOP IN HOANG LIEN NATIONAL PARK “REPORT ON PSGAP IMPLEMENTATION RESULTS COMMENTS FOR INVESTMENT LISTS”

DISCLOSURE WORKSHOP IN HOANG LIEN NATIONAL PARK “REPORT ON PSGAP IMPLEMENTATION RESULTS COMMENTS FOR INVESTMENT LISTS”

Center for Environment and Community Assets Development (CECAD) is selected as the service provider (SP) of Hoang Lien National Park to support the implementation of Small Grant Program- Phase 2 (SGP-II)

On July 26, 2022, CECAD in collaboration with Hoang Lien National Park held a workshop “Report on PSGAP implementation results comments for investment lists”.

The workshop aimed to achieve agreement among related stakeholders before submitting to ACB and for official approval of the Small Participatory Financing Action Plan (PSGAP) as a basis for proposal calling and implementing small grants. 

The participants of the workshop include:

  • Member of HLNP Management Board and Staff
  • Representative of GITEC/ IGIP Consulting Group
  • Representatives of the Youth Union of Sapa town
  • Representative of Ta Van Cooperative
  • Representative of Muong Hoa Cooperative
  • Representative of Tan Lac Son Cooperative 
  • Representatives of Hoang Lien commune
  • Potential organizations participating in implementing small grants

At the workshop, Dr. Le Thi Van Hue – Deputy Director of CECAD, Project Manager presented the report on the results of PSGAP implementation and the list of proposed grants in the Hoang Lien Heritage Park area. The presentation consisted of four main parts: i) Small Grants program general information phase 2; ii) PSGAP results; iii) Proposed Small grants and Micro-grants for 2022 – 2024; iv) Consulting about PSGAP.

Priority project proposals for the period 2022 – 2024 include 35 grants in the fields of General management of Hoang Lien National Park; Wildlife research and monitoring; Community outreach and conservation awareness; Community Development; and Ecotourism.

CECAD and Hoang Lien National Park Management Board and the participants discussed and contributed opinions, and ideas on these 35 grants.

The discussion results were documented in the meeting minutes prepared by CECAD staff. The gathered opinions and contributions from the participants in the workshop will help CECAD to edit and improve the most appropriate grants for biodiversity conservation, improve management capacity for Hoang Lien National Park staff and enhance the livelihoods of local communities in the buffer zone communes.