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Vietnam Water Week 2022: Opportunities for sustainable development of the water industry

Vietnam’s water sector is facing many challenges, requiring innovation in mechanisms and appropriate policies to meet the needs of daily life and economic development.In the context of rapid urbanization and water pollution, degradation and depletion, Vietnam has put together the “Vietnam Water Week 2022” to ...

Hung Vo

Legal framework for water supply essential in Vietnam

Tighter regulations are needed to ensure good quality water is sourced for years to come, according to Nguyen Thi Hong Khanh, from the Ministry of Construction’s Technological Infrastructure Department.The national programme to ensure water supply and prevent water loss in the 2018-25 period has been ...

WB-funded water supply–sanitation project benefits 1.4 million people

The World Bank-funded Program for Results (PforR) of rural water supply and sanitation in eight Red River Delta provinces has so far benefited 1.4 million residents. The programme, co-launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the World Bank (WB) in 2013, aimed ...

Minister requests drawing out drought map for central region

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong asked the Directorate of Water Resources (DWR) to draw out a drought map for the central region during a working session with ministry-level units in Hanoi on July 22. Cuong said the World Meteorological Organisation forecast that ...

Water supply faces challenges of rapid urbanisation, rising population

Rapid urbanisation and a rising population were two of the difficulties facing the water sector. The increasing urban population was leading to large investment demands, but limited financial resources were causing serious challenges.Keep reading ...

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