State Audit Office: Việt Nam on track to meet the Sustainable Development Goals in Mekong Delta

An environmental audit on water management in the Mekong Delta River Basin has shown that Việt Nam is on track to meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

The results are thanks to the efforts of the State Audit Office of Việt Nam (SAV), and the wider Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutes (ASOSAI), in sharing knowledge and increasing capacity for environmental audits.

The audit also revealed shortcomings in water resource planning and water management cooperation. These failings were caused by agencies and localities failing to provide sufficient data on water management, and local and central governments not being involved enough in managing water resources.

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