Mangrove forest growing launched in Mekong Delta Environment

Mangrove forest growing launched in Mekong Delta

A ceremony was held to launch a mangrove afforestation campaign in some provinces in the Mekong Delta on July 20 by the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Ca Mau provincial People’s Committee.
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.
Environment

Community role in mangrove forest management

Vietnam is one of the five countries hardest hit by climate change, with its coastal region being the most vulnerable area. Community-based management and development of mangrove forests is an effective way to strengthen coastal resilience against climate change.
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Businesses commit to combat climate change

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the German Embassy in Vietnam on Nov. 7 launched the Mekong Delta Business Forum to engage the business sector in initiatives to respond to climate change in the Mekong delta.