Efforts made to secure equitable, sustainable management of rivers

In the face of growing pressure on water resources in recent years, authorities in Vietnam, including the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), have been striving to ensure the equitable and sustainable management of rivers nationwide.

Economic development and rapid urbanisation over recent years have led to an increase in wastewater discharged from industrial and agricultural activities. Improperly treated wastewater has also put growing pressure on both the quantity and quality of water resources, including rivers and streams.

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