The project for conservation and development of red-crowned cranes is expected to be implemented within 10 years (2022-2032), with 100 birds being successfully reared. The target is to keep at least 50 animals alive in the natural environment around the buffer zone.
The estimated total cost of implementation is more than 76 billion VND. These include improving stork habitat, supporting organic farming and promoting tourism.
In order to ensure the divergence of the requirements, nature and objectives of crane conservation, the People’s Committee of Dong Thap Province developed the project as a plan.
Mr. Nguyen Phuoc Thien – Vice President of the Dong Thap Provincial People’s Committee (Head of the Project Executive Board) – requested an immediate explanation of the progress of the assigned works from Trầm Chim National Park, such as coordinating the early completion of the units. draft project.
The Executive Board of the Project on the Conservation and Development of the Red-crowned Crane in Tram Chim National Park (Period 2022 – 2032) established 5 working groups: the Legal Team, the Ecosystem Restoration Team, and the Human Project Development Team. Investment, capital formation, information and communication group.
In the coming time, the Project Management Board will hold an online meeting with the Thai side to review the progress of moving the crane to Dong Thap; Organize consultations with experts and functional sectors on a plan to restore the ecosystem, regulate water levels in Tram Chim National Park to ensure harmony with livelihood development in the buffer zone.
Earlier, the People’s Committee of Dong Thap Province signed a cooperation agreement with the International Crane Association and the Vietnam Zoo Association to restore the red-crowned crane in Tram Chim National Park.
(tags to translate) red-crowned crane