Vietnam promotes preservation of wetland protected areas Environment

Vietnam promotes preservation of wetland protected areas

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam (UNDP) organised the closing workshop of the project titled "Conservation of Critical Wetland Protected Areas and Linked Landscapes" in Hanoi on November 26.
Sustainable crab catching a boon for islanders Society

Sustainable crab catching a boon for islanders

It’s sunrise on the Cham Islands. Members of the local land crab cooperative rush home with baskets full of crabs after a night hunting in the hilly forest. The catch is reported to the cooperative management board before their shell size is measured and, if they meet the criteria, a label attached denoting they are for legal sale at the market.
More than 2.7 billion USD worth of ODA pumped into irrigation Business

More than 2.7 billion USD worth of ODA pumped into irrigation

Twenty two official development assistance (ODA) projects with total investment exceeding 2.7 billion USD have been deployed in irrigation since 1994, according to an official of the central project office (CPO) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Improved rules, policies needed to protect marine resources Environment

Improved rules, policies needed to protect marine resources

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Quy Kien has stressed the need to continue reviewing, evaluating and improving policies, regulations, strategies and planning schemes involving the management of natural resources and protection of marine environment.
ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities Society

ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the provincial People’s Committees of Ha Giang, Vinh Phuc and Thua Thien-Hue on July 6 signed project agreements totaling 223.87 million USD for the Secondary Green Cities Development Project.
President Tran Dai Quang meets Nauru President Politics

President Tran Dai Quang meets Nauru President

President Tran Dai Quang on June 28 hosted a reception for President of the Republic of Nauru Baron Divavesi Waqa, who is in Vietnam to attend the sixth Global Environment Facility Assembly (GEF 6).
Canada supports climate action in developing countries World

Canada supports climate action in developing countries

Canada has committed aid worth over 228 million USD for fiscal years 2018–2019 through 2022–2023 to the seventh replenishment of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to advance climate action in developing countries.
Vietnam determined to fulfill 2030 Agenda: Deputy PM Politics

Vietnam determined to fulfill 2030 Agenda: Deputy PM

The Government of Vietnam is determined to fulfill the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam told Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Achim Steiner on June 27.