Vietnam–Norway Joint Statement Politics

Vietnam–Norway Joint Statement

Vietnam and Norway issued a joint statement on the official visit to Norway by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as well as agreements reached by the countries’ leaders during the visit.
Greenhouse gas emission reduction in north-central region talked Environment

Greenhouse gas emission reduction in north-central region talked

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a consultation seminar in the central province of Quang Tri on April 19 to discuss refining mechanisms on feedback and dealing with complaints under the Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) for the 2018-2025 period.
Finland helps Vietnam build forestry database Environment

Finland helps Vietnam build forestry database

Vietnam has set up a fully integrated forestry information database under a project funded by the Finnish Government, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said at a recent conference in Hanoi.
USAID-funded project to improve biodiversity in Quang Nam Environment

USAID-funded project to improve biodiversity in Quang Nam

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the 24-million-USD Green Annamites Project in Tam Ky city, the central province of Quang Nam on March 27 to help it preserve local biodiversity and improve people’s livelihoods.
WB supports emission reduction programme in central region Environment

WB supports emission reduction programme in central region

The World Bank (WB)’s Carbon Finance Unit approved a resolution on supporting the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) programme in central Vietnam in line with the results-based payments at a meeting in Paris on February 1.
Prime Minister calls for proactive response to natural disasters Society

Prime Minister calls for proactive response to natural disasters

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 30 conveyed a message to mark the 20th year of devastating Typhoon Linda – the worst to strike the Mekong Delta in 100 years, in which he called on people to stay vigilant and play a more active role in response to natural disasters.
Responsible forest sourcing benefits businesses: report Business

Responsible forest sourcing benefits businesses: report

Retail companies with responsible forest products sourcing policies are seeing numerous tangible business benefits, demonstrating that sustainability makes business sense, according to a new report from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Binh Thuan launches REDD+ action plan Environment

Binh Thuan launches REDD+ action plan

Binh Thuan province on July 26 announced an action plan in realisation of the “Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation” (REDD+) initiative for the 2016-2020 period.