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.

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 (…)

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 (…)