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Adaptation part of National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050

Việt Nam will prioritise protecting and managing forests as part of a National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050, enhancing restoration, community participation and employment opportunities in the forestry sector. Between now and 2030, the country will focus on forestry protection and restoration, promoting mangrove, coastal ...

Poverty and equity are now more than just reducing extreme poverty

The poverty and equity agenda is no longer only about raising minimum living standards and tackling chronic poverty – it is also about creating new, sustainable economic pathways for a more aspirational population. The statement was introduced by Judy Yang, World Bank senior economist and ...

Green economy is the trend post-COVID: experts

Vietnamese enterprises should focus on green growth and the green and circular economies that have become a mainstream trend globally, the Green Economy Forum heard in HCM City on Saturday.Experts said a green economy and a switch to green growth would help businesses improve their ...

Drastic measures needed to ensure water security: MoNRE

More drastic and comprehensive measures are needed to improve the efficiency of water resources and ensure water security, especially clean water supplies, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has said.Deputy Director of the MONRE’s Water Resources Management Department Nguyễn Minh Khuyến said the ...

EU committed to sustainable development of Mekong River nations

Opportunities and challenges to the collaboration of the EU and Mekong countries was the main theme of the EU-Mekong Cooperation Conference held in Hà Nội on Wednesday. This is the first time that Việt Nam has hosted the EU-Mekong Cooperation Conference.The one-day conference was divided into ...

Erosion worsening along Mekong Delta rivers, coast

The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta is facing severe erosion along its rivers and coast, affecting people’s lives and agriculture.The country’s largest rice, fruit and seafood producer had 621 eroded sites with a total length of 610 kilometres along rivers and coasts by the end of ...

Việt Nam must scale-up budget for climate change adaptation

Việt Nam increased its public expenditure for climate change in 2016-2020, however, more investment is needed to address climate risks and to mobilise more support from international and private sources, according to experts at a workshop held on Friday (11/3) to launch a report on ...

Mekong Delta takes multiple measures to prevent forest fires

Authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta are strengthening measures to prevent forest fires as the region enters its peak dry season and forests become highly vulnerable to fires.With a total area of nearly 40,000sq.km, the delta, which comprises 12 provinces and Cần Thơ City, ...

Disabled people key partners in efforts for sustainable development in Việt Nam: UN

The United Nations launched a joint project to ensure better rights for people with disabilities on Wednesday, aiming to implement the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) through effective collaboration.The UN joint project will help with capacity-building activities and collaboration on the ...

Relentless efforts to protect Kon Hà Nừng biosphere reserve

The Kon Hà Nừng Plateau, which received UNESCO recognition in September last year, consists of the 57,589-hectare Kon Ka Kinh National Park and Kon Chư Răng Nature Reserve, plus the 152,009-hectare buffer zone, and the 206,211-hectare transition zone.According to the deputy chairman of Gia Lai ...

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