1,092 flood-proof houses built under GCF-funded project Society

1,092 flood-proof houses built under GCF-funded project

Up to 1,092 flood-proof houses were built in 2018 under the project on improving the resilience of vulnerable costal communities to climate change related impacts in Vietnam, funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), heard a conference in Hanoi on December 18.
Quang Tri develops mangrove forests Environment

Quang Tri develops mangrove forests

The central province of Quang Tri is focusing on protecting and developing coastal and estuary mangrove forests in order to safeguard dykes, production land, and residential areas amid negative impacts of climate change.
Ca Mau eyes to plant additional 500ha of forest Environment

Ca Mau eyes to plant additional 500ha of forest

The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau is working to plant an additional 500ha of forest by the end of 2018, increasing the total area covered by concentrated forests in the locality to 95,000ha and the forest coverage rate to 25.3 percent.
Vietnam’s coastal forest coverage reaches 17 percent Society

Vietnam’s coastal forest coverage reaches 17 percent

Vietnam planted a total 12,385ha of coastal forest between 2015-2017 via climate change response and coastal forest protection project for 2015-2020, which raised the coastal forest coverage from 16.9 percent in 2014 to 17 percent last year.