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GEF helps promote low-carbon circular economy in Viet Nam

A project to accelerate low-carbon circular economy through cleantech innovation towards sustainable development has been launched in Viet NamThe project was jointly developed by the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment, under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the ...

Second phase of low-carbon projects benefit communities in Vietnam

UK Minister of State for Energy Security and Net Zero Graham Stuart has just introduced the second phase of the Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) program at a launch event in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2 with the presence of alumni from the CFA’s ...

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 ...

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 ...

SMEs show limited engagement in circular economy

Vietnamese small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have showed their limited participation in circular economy for both subjective and objective reasons, mostly related to resources, awareness, capacity and vision for benefits of circular economy, said Director of the Institute for Circular Economy Development (ICED) Asso. Prof. ...

Vietnam improving legal framework to attract green finance, green technology

Vietnam is actively implementing a roadmap for an improved legal framework for better attracting green finance and green technology; and encouraging green production and investment, said Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha.Speaking at the event, Ha emphasised that considering the green economy and green transformation ...

Vietnam, US launch new five-year project to reduce environmental pollution

The Vietnamese and US agencies on November 15 launched a five-year 11.3 million USD project called “Reducing Pollution” to help lessen environmental pollution in Vietnam. The project is conducted by the United States Mission to Vietnam, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), and ...

Can Tho city to host Mekong Connect 2022 Forum

The Mekong Connect 2022 Forum to find solutions to economic development, and linkages and integration of resources for sustainable development in the Mekong Delta region, will take place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 23 and 24.This year, the forum will ...

Report on youth action for climate change in Vietnam launched

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Department of Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), launched a special report entitled “Youth for Climate Action in Vietnam 2022” on November 1.This year’s report was co-written by 24 young ...

Environment sector asked to harmonise economic development-environmental protection relations

At the Fifth National Environment Conference on August 4, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh asked the environment sector to make breakthrough changes in mindset and enhance public awareness of sustainable and environmentally-friendly lifestyle, thus harmonising the relationship between economic development and environmental protection.Keep reading ...

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