Green Sapa day, August 19th
2010-08-20 (GMT + 7)
Tourism has been a good source of income for the people of Sapa district, of Lao Cai province but tourism here has been also bringing some negative impacts to the environment of the areas, Ban Ho village is one of the many examples in Sapa which has the very negative impacts by the hydro-power plant.
Before the power project planned here, Ban Ho village was a good destination for tourists to come and stay overnight but it has been a sharp decrease because of the power plant destroyed.
Therefore, the Green Up Sapa Day will be the one of event reminding people to pay attention to think about environment in Sapa particular and Vietnam in general.
The objectives of the Green Sapa day:
Participant: SNV, IPADE, SAPA tourism authority, RTC, Lao Cai Docst, Lao Cai nature and environment, Hoang Lien National Park, Sapa environment organization, Song Da, Nam Toong and Su Pan hydro electric joint stock company, Pupil of some school in Sapa, Sapa Hotel and restaurant association, Lao Cai/Sapa Tour companies, Lao Cai/Sapa youth union.
Source: RTC Vietnam.