Solutions to Curtailing Timber Trafficking in Vietnam

  • Ngoc Anh Cao
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology book series (PSGC)


The identification of key causes and conditions of crime, and suggested appropriate solutions to eliminate these factors, thereby curtailing crime are an important task in criminological research. This is particularly meaningful in the field of environmental crime where practical solutions to control the crime have not yet received much attention (Chap.  2). As White and Heckenberg (2014: 19) rightly argue “knowing about the damage and about criminality is one thing. But in the end, it is how groups, organisations, institutions and societies respond to environmental harm that ultimately counts”. This chapter considers the key factors that drive timber trafficking in the context of Vietnam and then suggests corresponding solutions to tackle these root causes. Two types of solutions are identified and explained in this chapter: policy framework and law enforcement.


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