Green Climate Fund offers over US$30 million to strengthen Vietnam’s climate change resilience

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a signing ceremony in Hanoi on May 28 for a project to enhance Vietnam’s climate change resilience, with non-refundable aid worth US$30.2 million from the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

The components of the project include enhancing water security for the agricultural production of vulnerable smallholder farmers in the context of climate change-induced rainfall variability and drought, and strengthening resilience of smallholder farmer livelihoods through climate-resilient agriculture and access to climate information, finance, and markets.

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