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.

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 (…)

Vietnam Mekong River Commission established

The Vietnam Mekong River Commission is an inter-agency coordination organization, which helps the Prime Minister direct and manage inter-sectoral, inter-provincial and inter-national activities in order to effectively and sustainably manage (…)

Hau Giang, German agency join hands in climate change adaptation

Authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang joined a working session with a delegation from the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) on May 14 to discuss an (…)

Implementation of Resolution 120/NQ-CP: Connection and change the development mode

Resolution 120/NQ-CP of the Government issued to bring a new thinking on sustainable development of the Mekong Delta to adapt to climate change. The linkage, coordination, and harmonization of interests (…)

n Vietnam, for the first time, there is an automatic warning system for landslides

For the first time, Viet Nam has just started the pilot installation of automatic warning system for landslides in Ban Khoang commune, Sa Pa district (Lao Cai). In order to (…)

Preparation of water safety project funded by WB

Integrated Mekong Water Safety Project, implemented by the Ministry of Construction under the support of the World Bank, is expected to help ensure the safety of clean water for people (…)

Viet Nam received US 30.2 million in climate change response

The Green Climate Fund has just approved a US 30.2 million grant for the project “Enhancing the resilience of small-scale agricultural production in the face of water insecurity due to (…)

German-funded project to support Vietnam in Paris Agreement implementation

The German government has provided 10.3 million EUR in non-refundable ODA to support Vietnam in the implementation of the Paris Agreement from 2019 to 2023. >>>

Việt Nam to develop a master plan on environmental monitoring system

Việt Nam is planning to develop a master plan on an environment and natural resource monitoring system to better prevent natural disasters and protect the environment. In a decision approved (…)

Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030

Hanoi (VNA) – By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country’s Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh (…)

Việt Nam looks to new national strategy for environmental protection in the new era

A draft national strategy for environmental protection from 2021-30 was focused on fighting sources of pollution while boosting a low-carbon emission economy, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and (…)

Recent article about the damaging effects of sand mining and dam building in the Mekong Delta

A current article from the Financial Times, that describes the impacts of sand mining and dams on the environment and livelihoods of local residents in the Mekong Delta. You can (…)