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Action plan to promote green growth in agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has approved an action plan to implement the National Strategy on Green Growth from 2021-2030. The plan aims to specify goals, tasks and solutions to realise the strategy and the national action plan for green growth.Keep reading ...

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 ...

Canadian-funded project helps advance ethnic women’s economic empowerment

A meeting took place in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau on September 21 to review the local implementation of the Canadian-funded project “Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment in Vietnam – AWEEV”. The nearly-4.6-million-CAD (3.4 million USD) project is expected to assist more than 2,600 ...

Priority given to ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas

Many programmes and projects on facilitating socio-economic development in ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas have been implemented, contributing to improving the livelihoods of local people.The national target programme on socio-economic development in ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas in the 2021-2030 period is designed to create ...

Mekong group upgrades flood forecasting tool

The Mekong River Commission has updated its monitoring and flood forecasting front page to provide better information on the Mekong conditions. The upgraded version provides an immediate update as well as overview of the current status of the river condition, including flood forecasting, risk of ...

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Famous ethnic festivals in the North to be held for preservation

Some of the most famous ethnic festivals in the North will be held this year, aiming to preserve traditional and cultural values of these unique events. Deputy minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Trịnh Thị Thủy has signed a decision on organising activities to preserve ...

Role of community on natural resource management needs to be increased

Vietnam’s existing legal system on land, forestry, fishery and biodiversity resources provides great opportunities to further enhance the empowerment of local communities through the models of co-management of natural resources. Such models help address the impacts of climate change and the need for more sustainable ...

Conditions for granting registration certificates to foreign NGOs

The Government has issued Decree No 58/2022/ND-CP (Decree 52) on the registration and management of foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Vietnam.Accordingly, foreign NGOs will be granted registration certificates if they meet four conditions: (1) having a valid legal entity status in the countries or territories they ...

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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