Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 13 Climate action

Farmers encouraged to engage in sustainable forest, farm production

The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) programe was designed to support farmers in coping with climate change and improving the livelihoods. The aim of the programme is to help forest and farm producer organisations (FFPO), including woman, youth and ethnic minority people to become the ...

National steering committee on green growth established

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has signed a decision on establishing a national steering committee on green growth led by Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh. Members of the committee include leaders from the Government Office, Ministries of Planning and Investment, Natural Resources and Environment, Justice, ...

Companies stumped by GHG emission obligations

Although the Vietnamese government is advocating the development of a low-carbon economy, many businesses are scratching their heads over applying proper solutions to make their performance more environmentally friendly.Luong Quang Huy, head of the Division of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction and Ozone Layer Protection at ...

Project helps strengthen Mekong Delta’s resilience against climate change

The “Vietnam Nature-based Solutions for Adaptation in Agriculture through Private Sector Transformation” (VN-ADAPT) is expected to greatly contribute to supporting the resilience of the Mekong Delta region against the severe impacts of climate change. The project has been jointly launched by the Netherlands Development Organisation ...

All options on table for climate transition

Vietnam is now facing big pressure to carry out its energy transition in a greener manner, with the government advised to place high priority on limiting coal-fired power development while developing more renewable energy. Integrating fast-growing renewable energy capacity will require accelerating investments in the ...

Nguyen Huong

Vietnam reviews greenhouse gas emissions since 2010

Vietnam has reviewed greenhouse gas emissions since 2010. However, due to the lack of requirements for reporting and assessing results, the data on emission reduction has yet to be fully compiled.The results showed that Vietnam recorded 150.9 million tonnes of CO2eq in 2000, 264.2 million ...

Workshop seeks to create shared value for climate change adaptation

Song Foundation, a Vietnamese non-profit supporting sustainable living communities, on August 16 held a workshop seeking the way to create shared value for climate change adaptation, with climate change experts and business representatives taking part.Opinions at the event suggested that more investment should be poured ...

National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050 approved

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a decision approving the National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050. The overall objective of the strategy, set out in Decision 896/QD-TTg, is to proactively and effectively adapt to climate change, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net ...

Efforts accelerate the implementation of COP26 commitments

In recent time, the Government and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, along with other ministries, branches, localities and businesses, have actively implemented solutions to fulfil Vietnam’s commitment to net zero emissions by 2050 at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the ...

Thai Son

National climate change strategy to 2050 approved

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh on July 26 signed a decision approving the national climate change strategy to 2050.The strategy sets the overall goals of proactive and effective adapting to, minimising vulnerability to and damage caused by climate change; reducing emissions towards net zero ...

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