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Vietnam to introduce criteria for national green development

Vietnam is soon to introduce a new set of national criteria aimed specifically at speeding the development of green industries in line with international standards, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI). The new criteria would serve as a foundation for governmental ministries, ...

Conference seeks to reduce climate change impact on green growth, sustainable development

In the context of the increasing impacts of climate change, green growth is described as a way to both pursue economic growth goals and prevent environmental degradation and biodiversity loss towards sustainable use of natural resources and increase adaptability to climate change, Hoang Hong Hiep, ...

Vietnam has opportunity for energy transition towards green growth

Vietnam boasts substantial potential for wind power, particularly offshore wind power, providing an opportunity for the country to fulfill its energy transition target towards green growth, heard a conference held by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) in Hanoi on December 1.As of the end ...

Workshop looks into socio-economic development in northern midland, mountainous regions

The State, Government, ministries, agencies and localities should further consolidate institutions and connectivity in the northern midland and mountainous regions in order to bring into full play their advantages geographical locations, heard a workshop on October 27.The event, named “Feasibility of Adopting Regional Socio-Economic Development ...

Action plan to promote green growth in agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has approved an action plan to implement the National Strategy on Green Growth from 2021-2030. The plan aims to specify goals, tasks and solutions to realise the strategy and the national action plan for green growth.Keep reading ...

National steering committee on green growth established

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has signed a decision on establishing a national steering committee on green growth led by Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh. Members of the committee include leaders from the Government Office, Ministries of Planning and Investment, Natural Resources and Environment, Justice, ...

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 ...

Action plan to help with implementation of national green growth strategy

To help carry out the national green growth strategy, the Ministry of Planning and Investment is making a national action plan on green growth for 2021 – 2030 to be submitted to the Prime Minister this April.Green growth encourages a responsible lifestyle, the formation of ...

Việt Nam considers setting up renewable energy centre to realise net-zero carbon commitment

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has been asked to coordinate with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) on setting up a renewable energy centre. The centre will improve human resources training and technology transfer, and share legal experience and national governance ...

New green growth strategy to promote carbon-neutral economy

The Ministry of Planning and Investment is drafting a national strategy on green growth for 2021-30.The strategy updates new factors to influence green growth and ensures synchronicity with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on greenhouse gas emission reductions.According to the ministry, the national strategy ...

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