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.

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 (…)

Towards a vision to 2050 on climate change response

MONRE is developing a Climate Change Action Plan for the period of 2021 – 2030, with a vision to 2050. This plan aims to better identify priority solutions and continue (…)

Creating a sustainable development force for the Mekong Delta

Minister of Planning and Investment (MPI) Nguyen Chi Dung said that MPI coordinated with the World Bank in Viet Nam as the focal point and other international organizations to build (…)

Solutions sought in water stocking in Mekong Delta

Vietnam Plus – The Mekong Delta region is in an urgent need for an inter-sectoral and comprehensive solution in water reserving, especially in years with drought, stated Deputy Minister of Natural (…)

Seminar discusses urban solid waste management

Vietnam Plus – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment held an international seminar in Hanoi on August 14 to discuss urban solid waste management to meet demand for circular (…)

Germany assists Vietnamese households in developing solar power

Vietnam Plus – Households in Vietnam which install rooftop solar power systems by 2021 will receive a maximum of 6 million VND (256 USD) each from the German Government through (…)

Government issues decree on wetlands conservation

Vietnam Plus – The Government has issued a decree on the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands. The decree underlines three principles of preserving and using wetlands.. Under the decree, the (…)

Rooftop solar power development programm in Vietnam launched

Vietnam Plus – The Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority of the Ministry of Industry and Trade launched a programm to boost the development of rooftop solar power in Vietnam at (…)

Key tasks in area of water resources management in 2020

“Reforming governance and mindset in area of water resources management” was MONRE Vice Minister Le Cong Thanh’s direction at the meeting in July on reviewing 2020 key tasks to be (…)

Viet Nam Sixth National Report to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity

MONRE– In 2018, MONRE cooperated with relevant agencies to develop the 6th National Report (NR) for the period from 2014 to 2018. The NR6 describes many activities and initiatives implemented (…)

Vietnam funds billions Dong for environment protection

MONRE – In recent years, Vietnam Environment Protection Fund has provided financial support to hundreds of environmental protection projects with the amount of more than VND 2,500 billion. In the (…)