Environment and natural resources

Solutions needed if hydropower plant extension is to meet deadline: deputy minister

The ongoing expansion of the Ialy Hydropower Plant in the Central Highlands region is facing several issues, including unresolved land rights problems, affecting the project’s completion.Two additional turbines with a total capacity of 360MW to extend the current Ialy Hydropower Plant capacity are planned to ...

Vietnam to face huge development challenges in coming decades: Conference

Vietnam will face major development challenges in the coming decades, Jonathan Pincus, a senior economist at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), said at an international conference titled “Contemporary Issues in Economics, Management, and Business – 5th CIEMB 2022” in Hanoi on November 25.Pointing out ...

Fresh initiative spurs private sector-driven sustainable and inclusive growth

A new initiative will promote socially-conscious business behavior by delivering Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) technical assistance packages to 300 businesses to implement or scale their innovative ESG business concepts.ESG is a recognition that business sustainability is multi-faceted, extending beyond environmental issues to people, resources, ...

Kim Loan

Vietnam, US launch new five-year project to reduce environmental pollution

The Vietnamese and US agencies on November 15 launched a five-year 11.3 million USD project called “Reducing Pollution” to help lessen environmental pollution in Vietnam. The project is conducted by the United States Mission to Vietnam, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), and ...

Workshop promotes technological solutions for waste collection, recycling

Digital technology solutions will help promote waste classification at source, and better managed waste collection, treatment and recycling, experts said at a recent workshop held in HCM City. The workshop was organised by the city’s Centre for Information and Statistics for Science and Technology (CESTI) ...

Vietnam Water Week 2022: Opportunities for sustainable development of the water industry

Vietnam’s water sector is facing many challenges, requiring innovation in mechanisms and appropriate policies to meet the needs of daily life and economic development.In the context of rapid urbanization and water pollution, degradation and depletion, Vietnam has put together the “Vietnam Water Week 2022” to ...

Hung Vo

Report on youth action for climate change in Vietnam launched

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Department of Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), launched a special report entitled “Youth for Climate Action in Vietnam 2022” on November 1.This year’s report was co-written by 24 young ...

Vietnam has 11 'natural laboratories' to study sustainable development

Vietnam currently has 11 world biosphere reserves. These are “natural laboratories” for the country to apply a global approach on new solutions to achieve the ultimate goal of sustainable development.According to Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan, Vietnam is facing the ...

Hung Vo

Bình Phước uses payment scheme to help protect forests

The policy of payments for forest environmental services in Bình Phước Province has helped protect and develop forests, and improve the livelihoods of forest protecting households.Under the policy, households, forest owners and firms that participate in protecting forests are paid an annual fee calculated on ...

Conference assesses policies on natural resource management in Mekong Delta

An international conference held in Can Tho city on October 4 looked into the system of policies for managing natural resources and the environment in the Mekong Delta, seeking to promote climate change adaptation.The event was held both in person and via videoconference by the ...

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