This section turns to the programmes offering access to external finance. It reviews 5 programmes:
the Vietnamese government’s ‘661 Programme’;
the World Bank-funded Forest Sector Development Project (FSDP);
the Project on Forest Rehabilitation and Sustainable Forest Management (PFRSFM) in Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen provinces funded by Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW);
the Bank for Social Policies (BSP); and
the Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank).
The section briefly summarises each programme’s background and conditions under which it offers access to finance to households.
The ‘661 Programme’ (also called the ‘5-Million-Hectare-Reforestation Programme’) is the single...