Environment and natural resources

Pollution and waste

Opportunities in Applying Digital Solutions to Plastic Waste Management in Viet Nam

An Asian Development Bank-supported study explores technological solutions for addressing the plastic pollution problem in Asia, focusing on Viet Nam.The study selected three digital applications with the highest potential for development and scale-up based on their ability to involve all key stakeholders, including the informal ...

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UNDP Call for Proposals: Grant to Advance Responsible Business Practice for Environmental Protection

UNDP is awarding a Grant of up to $50,000 for organizations in Viet Nam to promote environmentally responsible business practices. The Grant award is open for civil society and non-governmental organizations, including academic or educational institutions that are not state-owned or for-profit, and should be ...

GCRF call for application: Reducing the impacts of plastic waste in developing countries

Plastic waste is polluting the land, rivers and seas, impacting the health and wellbeing of both people and the environment, particularly in developing countries. In response, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) invites proposals for interdisciplinary research projects aiming to understand the risks plastic pollution poses ...


The opening ceremony of "Feel the Air" photo exhibition

The event, jointly organized by the Center of Hands-on Actions and Networking for Growth and Environment (CHANGE) and the German Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City, aims to raise public awareness about air pollution and encourages Vietnamese to be part of the solution and speak ...

Journalism training on Plastic topic

World Wide Fund for Nature in Vietnam (WWF-Vietnam) will cooperate with Communication center under Ministry of Natural resources and Environment (CNREC) to organize two-day Journalism training on Plastic topic for journalists in Hanoi (from 23-24/4) and in Ho Chi Minh City (from 2/5).This workshop is ...

Public Speaking Contest on Plastic Pollution

Public Speaking Contest on Plastic Pollution will be held at the American Center on August 1, 2018. Candidates are required to submit a brief description (250 words maximum) and a one-minute video clip in English (optional) to introduce yourself and explain why you want to attend this contest ...

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