Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 13 Climate action

Purchasing carbon credits from Vietnam difficult without clear legal frameworks

Several foreign businesses find it difficult to purchase carbon credits from Vietnam due to a lack of clear legal frameworks.Vu Tan Phuong, director of the Vietnam Forest Certification Office, said Vietnam has already had policy frameworks regarding carbon credits, but has not had concrete instructions ...

Pham Chieu

How dams built by China starve the Mekong River Delta of vital sediment

Using data derived from thousands of satellite images, EOMAP and Reuters analyzed sediment levels around four major dams on the Mekong, two in China and two in Laos. The analysis showed each dam drastically reduced the sediment that should have otherwise flowed through at those ...

OV scientist in France helps promote sustainable rice cultivation in Mekong Delta

Dr. Le Toan Thuy, an overseas Vietnamese scientist in France, has joined projects to help Vietnamese managers and farmers effectively develop rice cultivation models in the Mekong Delta region.The projects aim to monitor and observe flood, drought and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta by ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

UNDP pledges to help Vietnam in human rights-based approach to climate action

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) held policy discussion on the human rights and climate change nexus in Hanoi on October 18, focusing on how to achieve a just, green and sustainable environmental development with principles of equity and human rights at the centre.With the support ...

Low-carbon rice production helps Việt Nam meet emission target

Moving to low-carbon rice production offers the highest potential for Việt Nam to meet its goal of cutting methane emissions by 30 percent by 2030 while boosting the competitiveness of a strategic export item, according to a new World Bank report, titled “Spearheading Việt Nam’s ...

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, ...

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