Land inventory to be conducted nationwide

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a directive on land inventory and mapping the current land use status in 2019.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to conduct a nationwide inventory and mapping current land use status in 2019 (Photo:

The Ministry of Natural Resourcesand Environment is required to coordinate with People's Committees of centrally-runprovinces and cities to inventory land and draw land use maps this year.

The land inventory and land usemapping are aimed at clearly and accurately showing the actual state of landuse in communes, districts, provinces, cities, and socio-economic zones acrossthe country.

The inventory will clarify indetail the types of land for rice cultivation, production forest, protectiveforest, special-use forest, wetland area, natural and biodiversityconservation.

In particular, this inventorywill focus on the use of land by state-owned enterprises, equitisedenterprises, and land use by forest management boards and agro-forestryproduction enterprises.

Land inventory reports mustprovide full and accurate data on the land areas in commercial housingprojects, land for public works for business purposes and agricultural landused for public utility purposes by the end of December 31, 2019.

The inventory and mapping the currentland use status will be conducted from August 1.-VNA

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