Circular economy for plastics needs consensus of stakeholders: seminar

To promote the circular economy for plastics, it requires a consensus of all stakeholders, from plastic producers and plastic waste management companies to the community, heard a seminar in Hanoi on April 12.The participants looked into the current situation of plastic waste in Vietnam, and ...

Waste-to-energy projects help curb greenhouse gas emissions

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Department of Industry and Trade and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) jointly organised a conference on technology and finance for waste-to-energy projects on April 11.Le Van Tam, Deputy Director of the Vietnam ...

Students offer innovative solutions to global problems

Students from engineering technology universities in Vietnam have developed innovative projects following the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) model to provide engineering solutions for real world problems, including supporting the vulnerable, sustainability, agricultural productivity, plastic recycling, reducing CO2 emission and green energy.Keep reading ...

Strategy for digital transformation in journalism approved

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha on April 6 signed a decision approving the strategy for digital transformation in journalism by 2025, with a vision to 2030.This strategy targets that by 2030, all press agencies will have published their content on digital platforms, with priority ...

4th MRC International Conference of Stakeholders opens in Vientiane

The 4th Mekong River Commission (MRC) International Conference of Stakeholders was opened on April 2 in Vientiane, Laos with the theme ‘Innovation and Cooperation for a Water Secure and Sustainable Mekong’. During the two-day conference, representatives of the parties and regional and global experts will ...

AI has important role to play in hydrometeorology: official

An official highlighted the important role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the field of hydrometeorology, while speaking at a webinar held by the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VNMHA) on March 28.About the application of Big Data and AI to hydrometeorology, Vu Hoang Long, an advisor ...

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Innovative low carbon projects join climate finance accelerator Vietnam

The British Embassy in Hanoi on March 27 announced nine low carbon projects from across Vietnam as the first cohort to join Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) Vietnam.The selected projects represent diverse sectors such as renewable energy, resource/energy efficiency, e-mobility, AFOLU (agriculture, forestry and other land uses), decarbonising ...

Vietnam gathers opinions on building voluntary national review on SDGs

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) on March 24 jointly held a consultation conference on Vietnam’s voluntary national review (VNR) on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).Vietnam conducted the VNR, a mechanism through which ...

Vietnam stresses importance of ethical standards in handling water resources

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha has highlighted the need to establish a social ethical standard in relations and behaviours regarding water resources, especially transboundary water, in accordance with the principles of fairness, equality, rationality, and respect for the rights and interests of other ...

Workshop highlights importance of impact-based disaster forecasting

Impact-based forecasting and warning information plays a very important role, contributing to disaster damage reduction and socio-economic development, experts said at an international workshop in the northern province of Hoa Binh on March 22.At the workshop, the ADPC guided participants on how to build an ...

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