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Tien Giang improves public awareness of climate change adaption

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A conference revising the Child-centered Climate Change Adaption project was held in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on April 17.

Funded by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), the 8.1 billion VND (385,000 USD) project has been implemented in seven communes: Gia Thuan, Kieng Phuoc, Phuoc Trung, Tan Dien, Vam Lang, Binh Xuan and Binh Dong from April 2013 to April 2015.

The project consist of two parts—developing adaption competency with climate change among the community and vulnerable children as well as implementing planting and breeding models suitable to climate change.
The project has introduced climate change and natural disaster risk information to local schools to improve preparedness and resilience for people and children in the affected areas.

The project has also supported paddy planting and organic breeding models in five communes, helping to increase local income.-VNA

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