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Hanoi (VNA) – A book discussing the green economy for sustainable development amdist climate change was launched in Hanoi on April 12, aiming to provide policymakers with theoretical and practical views of the issues.

The 700-page book was compiled by scholars from the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE) and an author from the Republic of Korea in response to a suggestion made by Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue at the VACNE’s forum on the green economy for sustainable development in 2016.

The book contains theoretical discussions and practical examples of the development of the green economy, a matter of great public concern.

It discusses the greening of industrial production, agriculture, consumption and urban and rural lifestyles in its first half and presents the authors’ views on many aspects, notably the mobilisation of resources from society to develop the green economy in Vietnam. The second half of the book gives readers an overview of successful models for the green economy throughout the world.

The book also aims to serve researchers, lecturers and business leaders as useful reference.-VNA