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 Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh on August 22.   >>>

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 economic development.   >>>

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 the German development bank KfW. This is part of the 14.5-million-EUR renewable energy development project jointly carried out by the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and […]

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 State encourages domestic and foreign organisations, individuals and residents to take part in environmental protection, biodiversity preservation and protection of natural ecosystems and migratory birds. […]

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 a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 25. Renewable energy is expected to generate 6.5 percent of the country’s total electricity in 2020 […]

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 conducted in area of water resources management. The meeting participants were MONRE agencies’ leader representatives from water resources related agencies including the Department of Water […]