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.
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.
PM meets Presidents of Nauru, Marshall, Guyana on GEF-6 sidelines Politics

PM meets Presidents of Nauru, Marshall, Guyana on GEF-6 sidelines

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had meetings with leaders of the South Pacific countries of Nauru and Marshall, and Guyana, a South American country, on the sidelines of the sixth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in the central city of Da Nang on June 27.
Vietnam joins global efforts to fight plastic pollution Environment

Vietnam joins global efforts to fight plastic pollution

Vietnam will join global efforts to stop the production and use of single-use and non-recyclable plastic products, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha told Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Erik Solheim.
UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner visits Vietnam Politics

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner visits Vietnam

Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Vice Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Group, began a two-day visit to Vietnam on June 26 with a view to strengthening the partnership between the Vietnamese Government and the UN, focusing on sustainable development.