Nowadays, Minh Chau becomes attractive destination of domestic and foreign tourists. According to Mr Nguyen Thanh Sang, Chairman of Minh Chau People’s Committee: Only in 2011, there was approximately 15000 tourists came here. Traveling development contributed to local economic growth, improved infrastructure and people living… On the other hand, there’re some difficulties appear in environment management, waste from production and business activities of households and tourists.
Project “ Design a community model to protect and exploit maritme resources for maritime ecological traveling in Minh Chau commune, Van Don district, Quang Ninh” funded by GEF (Global environment Facility), handled by Quang Ninh farmer organization. RECERD (Research Center for Resources and Rural Development) is organization that provides technological supports. The aim of project is contribute to maritime environment protection and resources sustainable exploitation for community ecological traveling development, in which waste management, environment cleaning are one of prior activities of project.