Mitigation

Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action

Action plan promulgated to develop Mekong Delta’s adaption to climate change

A comprehensive action plan has been promulgated to realise the Government Resolution 120/NQ-CP dated November 17, 2017, on facilitating sustainable development in the Mekong Delta in adaptation to climate change.The action plan defines six key groups of solutions to realise the resolution, focusing on reviewing ...

Work accelerated to built master plan for Mekong Delta’s sustainable development

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), together with relevant ministries and agencies, is accelerating the building of a master plan for the Mekong Delta’s sustainable development in adaption to climate change to 2030 with a vision to 2050.The master plan will serve as ...

Vietnamese named among world's most influential climate activists

A Vietnamese woman has made it to the global list of 100 most influential people in climate policy for her sustainable energy solutions. Nguy Thi Khanh, founder and director of Green Innovation and Development Center (GreenID), has become the first Vietnamese ever that makes it ...

Minh Nga

More research needed for climate resilience

Climate change is the biggest challenge to Việt Nam and the agricultural sector, and farmers and the poor are the most vulnerable. In response, a number of measures have been taken by the country to mitigate climate change.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Workshop discusses shock-responsive social protection in Vietnam

The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA) held a consultation workshop in Hanoi on August 27 to look into risk-informed and shock-responsive social protection in Vietnam.Comprehensive and effective social assistance is a strong tool to boost resilience to disasters, which must come ...

Việt Nam is updating its emission target in Paris climate deal

Việt Nam is reviewing and updating the country’s carbon emission target to better comply with the Paris agreement on climate change and prepare for the global assessment later this year.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

MONRE designs special policy for polluting facilities

The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) is drafting a plan to maintain special control of units likely to cause pollution in 16 production fields and 28 industrial facilities.Keep reading ...

Thien Nhien

Scientists oppose building of coal-fired power plants

Experts are calling for the immediate stop of construction of new coal-fired plants in the Mekong Delta. The government has released Resolution 120 on developing the Mekong Delta in a sustainable way in the context of climate change. The resolution says Mekong Delta will focus on ...

Kim Chi

Vietnam acts to ensure food security amidst climate change

Vietnam is taking urgent action to ensure food security against the negative effects of climate change, which has resulted in heat waves, forest fires, floods and sea level rise in recent years. Sunlight, temperature and rainfall are the main drivers of crop cultivation, hence, agriculture is ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam Protects Coastal Communities Vulnerable to Climate Change

Vietnam began today with the help of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) a project aimed at strengthening the adaptability of coastal communities vulnerable to climate change. Executable for five years and valued at some 30 million dollars that will contribute the Green Climate Fund, ...

Prensa Latina Reporter

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