More than 200 hectares of forests were destroyed, Lam Dong revoked hundreds of projects
Provincial People’s Committee Lam Dong has just reported to the Prime Minister on the management and development of forests and handling of violations in the forestry sector in the area from 2018 to the first quarter of 2022.
Regarding the management and protection of each, according to the People’s Committee of Lam Dong province, from 2018 to the end of the first quarter of 2022, the provincial authorities detected and made records to handle 2,856 violations. In which, there are 1,340 cases of unidentified violators.
The total damaged forest area in the above period is 204.21ha. Statistics show that 12,240.5m3 of forest products were damaged due to the accident Deforest. The number of deforestation cases has a complex and outstanding nature up to 147 cases.
Regarding the encroachment on forestry land, Lam Dong province’s authorities have also discovered and made a dossier to handle 1,410 cases with a total area of 431.8 hectares.
Currently, in Lam Dong province, there are 322 projects of 307 enterprises that have been assigned and leased forests and forestry land to deploy investment projects, with a total area of 52,722ha. From 2008 to now, Lam Dong province has withdrawn 208 projects with 30,469ha.
Of which, 172 projects were completely withdrawn (26,226 ha) and 36 projects were partially recovered (4,242 ha) due to violations by the investor. Law of the Land, Investment Law and Forestry Law. There are 260 enterprises that have to rent forests; 49 enterprises were allocated land and forests, self-funded afforestation, and the leased land area was not forested.
In order to cause deforestation and encroachment on forest land and forestry land as mentioned above, the People’s Committee of Lam Dong province said that due to the fact that functional forces and related units in some localities have not had close coordination. regularly patrolling, even irresponsibly in the performance of duties.
Some officers and forces Forest protection have not fulfilled their duties, lack of responsibility in the management and protection of forests… Cases of serious damage to forest resources have not been clearly investigated to handle the ringleaders, leaders, lines, objects of collusion and protection for infringing activities.
In addition, a number of businesses that are allowed to rent land or lease forests are slow to invest in projects, and fail to comply with approved investment items; to lose forests; have not strictly complied with the payment of compensation for forest resources for the cleared forest land.
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