Here you may find an overview of recent newspaper articles in the Vietnamese press on the topics of sustainability, environmental protection, climate change, biodiversity and urban development.

“Energy insecurity in Asia” released by ADB Institute

The book “Energy insecurity in Asia – Challenges, Solutions, and Renewable Energy” has recently published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Institute. In which, the situation in Vietnam is specifically (…)

Vietnam appoints new science minister

Huỳnh Thành Đạt has officially been appointed by State President Nguyễn Phú Trọng as the new Minister of Science and Technology. Prior to the Presidential appointment, the National Assembly had (…)

Environmental protection must be at core of socio-economic development targets in Vietnam

Feedback from experts on the Party Congress documents emphasise the harmonisation of socio-economic development and environmental protection. To do this, environmental protection goals “must be at the core of the socio-economic growth (…)

Vietnam’s coastline needs new resilience development strategy: WB report

The “Resilient Shores” report, jointly developed by the Government of Vietnam, the World Bank, and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, said that Vietnam’s coastline is increasingly exposed (…)

MONRE implements the National Climate Change Adaptation Plan

  On the basis of the National Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the period 2021 – 2030, with a vision to 2050 the Prime Minister issued at the end of (…)

Establishing the Regional Coordinating Council for Mekong Delta’s sustainable development adapting to climate change

On 1 August, in Can Tho city, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the Meeting on solutions to solve difficulties in production, business and disbursement for promoting regional economic growth. (…)

Promulgating Viet Nam’s National Adaptation Plan

The Prime Minister has just signed the Decision No. 1055/QD-TTg promulgating the Viet Nam’s National Adaptation Plan for 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050. >>>

Approval of the scheme on preventing erosion of river banks and coastal areas till 2030

The project “Prevention and control of river and coastal erosion until 2030” has been approved by the Prime Minister has set the goal of proactively preventing river and coastal erosion (…)

Operating automatic irrigation systems in the Mekong Delta

Implementing the project “Modernizing the irrigation system to serve the transformation and sustainable agricultural development in the Mekong Delta region to 2025-2030 with a vision to 2050 and 2100”, Ministry (…)

GIZ supports the Mekong Delta to adapt to climate change

Recently, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) has conducted surveys in 13 provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta on infrastructure investment needs, and at the same time assessed (…)

A new publication of ISPONRE in collabration with GIZ on air qualitity management in Việt Nam

In the framework of a global project Integrated Air Quality Management and Climate Change implemented by the German Development Cooperation (GIZ), the Vietnam Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural (…)

Documents of Mekong Delta Conference on Evaluation of 2-year implementation of Resolution 120/NQ-CP

With the support of GIZ, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has compiled and published all conference reports of the conference in one book. The electronic version can (…)

German project to promote the market for sustainable bioenergy in Việt Nam

The project “Climate protection through the development of the Sustainable Bioenergy Market in Viet Nam (BEM)” has just officially kicked off, which will significantly contribute to boosting the biomass energy (…)

More than USD 80 million helped Việt Nam to cope with climate change

The Board of Directors of the World Bank (WB) has just approved the IDA loan with a total commitment of USD 84.4 million to support the Government of Việt Nam (…)

Replicate non-electric water pump works in areas where water is scarce

The KaWaTech project, which implements Pump As Turbine technology in Đồng Văn district, Hà Giang province, has been initially successful, helping households living in the district to escape water scarcity. (…)

McKinsey Global Institute: “Ho Chi Minh City’s extreme flood risk could increase by 5 to 10 times by 2050”

Based on hydrological modeling, land use maps of real estate, infrastructure database, and damage curves, a recent study of McKinsey Global Institute reveals that Ho Chi Minh City might face (…)