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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 ...

Project for Mekong River without waste kicks off

A waste reduction and circular economy project for Mekong River was launched at a ceremony in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on May 18.Titled ‘Zero Waste to Mekong River: Pilot Circular Economy model for Floating markets in Can Tho’, it is sponsored by ...

Việt Nam aims to shift to circular economy: minister

Việt Nam is working to shift from a linear economy to a circular economy based on the three pillars of designing and prolonging material lifespan, reducing waste and emissions, and restoring the ecological system, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Trần Hồng Hà has said.The MoNRE is ...

UNDP helps Đà Nẵng build circular economy hub

The Đà Nẵng Business Incubator (DNES), in co-operation with the Accelerator Lab (AccLab) in Việt Nam, which is also part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) global network of 90 AccLabs, has launched the Đà Nẵng Circular Economy Hub and Boot Camp to support innovative projects in ...

National action plan on sustainable production, consumption issued

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has signed a decision approving the national action plan on sustainable production and consumption for 2021-2030. In the period from 2021-2025, the plan sets the goal of reducing fuel and material use of production industries such as textile-garment, steel, plastic, ...

Strategy aims to ensure national energy security

The National Energy Development Strategy by 2030, with vision to 2045 aims to ensure national energy security, which serves as a foundation for growth. With such importance, the Politburo has approved a resolution which sets directions for the strategy.Vietnam will prioritise wind and solar power ...

Promoting low-carbon circular economy with a Swedish perspective

Forming public-private partnerships is said to be a major solution for the development of the low-carbon circular economy in Vietnam.The circular economy is currently a global trend in sustainability. Swedish experts say that the transformation from a conventional to a circular economy enables nations to ...

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