Vietnam aims to become the world’s leading wood processing and exporting country, and a major shrimp exporter in the world market, said Phuc.
The workshop was part of a project to implement sustainable agricultural lands and forest resource management systems for different ecosystems.
The dramatic transformation of Sihanoukville should be a warning to other Asian countries.
But many of the survivors, most of whom have lost everything, will still be living in squalid conditions while the government struggles to keep its promises.
One issue the paper notes is that aquaculture’s explosive growth, particularly in Thailand and Vietnam, threatens its own future viability.
Rampant groundwater exploitation is a key cause says Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment as saying.