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Đà Nẵng recognised as green, smart city

Đà Nẵng was recognised as a National Capital in the  One Planet City Challenge of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) due the efforts in building plans on the reduction of Green House Gas (GHG) and carbon emissions as well as smart traffic and energy-saving measures over the past several years. Link to the […]

Budget for climate change response and green growth

VND 61 billion, sourced from the State budget estimates for 2018, will go to ministries, ministerial-level agencies, and localities to cope with climate change and promote green growth. The target programme on climate change adaptation and green growth for the period of 2016-2020 was approved by the Prime Minister in October 2017, aiming to tap […]

Workshop discusses sustainable coastal ecosystems

The National Coordination Committee for Mangroves for the Future (MFF) co-ordinated with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Vietnam to organise a workshop to share experience on improving the resilience of coastal ecosystems. Link to the (external) news-source: Nhan Online

Vietnam regards climate change adaptation mandatory for survival

Vietnam is preparing the report that reviewes and updates Vietnam’s nationally determined contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement on climate Change. The UNDP is coordinating with MoNRE and relevant ministries to improve the country’s report assessment capacity. Link to (external) news-source: nhandan – 30.08.2018

Vĩnh Long organic rice plan yields good results

Rice productivity and profits have increased year after year since Tân Tiến Agricultural Co-operative in Mỹ Lộc Commune in the Mekong Delta province of Vĩnh Long switched to follow an organic farming system three years ago. >>> Vietnamnews

ADB Launches Strategy 2030 to Respond to Changing Needs of Asia and Pacific

MANILA, PHILPPINES (26 July 2018) — The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a new long-term corporate strategy, Strategy 2030, that sets out the institution’s broad vision and strategic response to the evolving needs of Asia and the Pacific. Source and more information: ADB Launches Strategy 2030 to Respond to Changing Needs […]