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Accordingly, the conservation area includes 23 sub-zones, including over 13,400 hectares of strict protection, over 5,500 hectares of the ecological recovery, and nearly 25,000 hectares of buffer zone, which lies in 22 villages in 5 districts.

Le Tri Thanh, Vice Chairman of the Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee, stressed that the establishment of the elephant conservation aims to conserve and develop the Asian elephant species in Vietnam, contributing to realizing the Government’s targets in protecting the environment and biodiversity, and sustainably developing wildlife resources.

Quang Nam province plans to protect, maintain and develop a population of 5-7 elephant individuals living in the locality, safeguard their living habitat, and restore  and develop living environment and food to receive single elephant individuals from other areas.

The project will use over VND128 billion until 2030./.

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