Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE)
VACNE is a non-Governmental association established in 1988. It is a broad social organization of the Vietnamese and overseas Vietnamese who are concerned over the protection of natural resources and environment of Vietnam. It rallies individuals and social organizations in Vietnam in rational use, rehabilitation, and regeneration of natural resources, in protection and improvement of the environment of Vietnam, contributing to protection of regional and global environment.
VACNE operates over the whole Vietnam. It has 110 member organizations in various sectors and provinces, including 5 institutes, 7 centers, and thousands of individual members. It has a central office in Hanoi and an affiliated office in the South of Vietnam. VACNE has been participating in a TAI assessment since July 2006 and by the end of 2007 will have completed its first TAI assessment report.