A meeting was delivered at Mu village (Tu Do Commune, Tan Lac District, Hoa Binh province) and organized by the Ngoc Son Ngo Luong project, on
The option chosen is the aim of a very long process done at Ngoc Son Ngo Luong Nature Reserve, a protected area established in 2006, and where FPSC has been directly working since 2007. Before starting any activity related to the tourism, the Ngoc Son Ngo Luong project ordered some scientific studies on Flora and Fauna, delivering the first surveys about the biodiversity at the Nature Reserve. At the same time, the Ngoc Son Ngo Luong project helped local people to make 51 Village Development Plans of the total of 51 villages which are located into this protected area. The consolidation from the Environmental Information, Socioeconomic Plans plus the desire/wishes of the villagers inside of the Nature Reserve and the technical knowledge about ecotourism from the private sector through Footprint had to enable to design the first ecotourism product with the participation and opinion from all stakeholders. This product will be discussed with key stakeholders in provincial level in the coming time.