The Center for Environment and Community Research (CECR) was established in 2009, under the Union of Science and Technology of Vietnam. CECR gathers scientists, the staff devoted to research research and implementation topics, environmental protection projects based on community support to improve the quality and economic development – social, poverty reduction in Vietnam.

CECR research focused on governance issues of shared resources, institutional, policy, policy dialogue and provide recommended solutions to change management practices, restoration and protection of the environment and improve social efficiency and economic resources.

These best practices will be reference and research through specific projects, mobilize the participation of the local communities, scientists, entrepreneurs, the media engaged in activities environmental protection to create specific results, gradually changing attitudes and behavior of the community to actively protect the environment, in particular, more effective.