MARD’s draft proposal: over 600,000 billion VNĐ required until 2030 to ensure water & reservoirs security


That is the funding estimated in the draft proposal “Ensuring water resources and reservoirs security in the period of 2021 – 2025, with a vision to 2045” of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), according to a meeting of MARD on August 10. 

In particular, until 2030, Vietnam aims to apply science and technology for smart water management based on digital technology, safe operation of water work, efficient water use and control, reduction of natural disasters on water resources. In the meantime, it also completes construction of water reservoirs, systems for transferring, connecting water sources in large river basins to ensure storage, balance, and regulation of water between seasons, regions, and river basins; completes the repair and renovation of damaged, degraded water reservoirs.

The draft proposal also quantifies many specific objects and recommends 11 implementation solutions.

Sources & further information: “Cần ít nhất 610.000 tỷ đồng để bảo đảm an ninh nguồn nước và an toàn hồ đập” at and “Cần hơn 600.000 tỷ đồng đảm bảo an ninh nguồn nước, an toàn hồ đập, hồ chứa” at, accessed on 12 August 2021.