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More research needed for climate adaptation

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More research needed for climate adaptation

Climate change is the biggest challenge to Vietnam and the agricultural sector, and farmers and the poor are the most vulnerable. In response, a number of measures have been taken by the country to mitigate climate change.

Workshop discusses Lima Action Plan in Vietnam

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Workshop discusses Lima Action Plan in Vietnam

The Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO held a workshop in the southern province of Dong Nai on November 28 to review its work in 2018 and plan for the implementation of the Lima Action Plan and eco-labelling in world biosphere reserves in Vietnam.

Water risk report for garment industry launched

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Water risk report for garment industry launched

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched a water risk report for Vietnam’s textile and garment industry and a tool for assessing water risks in the Mekong region in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.

ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems

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ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved aid worth over 100 million USD to help the Vietnamese Government install eight modernised irrigation systems in five drought-affected provinces, according to the bank’s November 27 news release.