IFC helps universities improve training capacity Society

IFC helps universities improve training capacity

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a member of the World Bank – signed a cooperation agreement with the Hanoi Architectural University and the Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture on February 26 to improve training capacity and to build a contingent of construction architects and engineers for green buildings in Vietnam.
FAO assists Myanmar to improve food security World

FAO assists Myanmar to improve food security

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Myanmar government have signed a multi-year framework agreement to improve nutrition and food security in the country while safeguarding and sustainably managing the use of natural resources.
Ministry to help big cities achieve breakthrough growth Business

Ministry to help big cities achieve breakthrough growth

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) will work harder to give a boost to the country’s economic locomotives, especially Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, and four key economic regions to achieve breakthrough growth in 2019, Minister Nguyen Chi Dung has said.
Climate-smart agriculture key to economic growth Business

Climate-smart agriculture key to economic growth

The adoption of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) will improve the productivity and quality of agriculture, increase farmers’ incomes and reduce their vulnerability to adverse climatic phenomena, according to experts.
All opportunities should be grasped: minister Business

All opportunities should be grasped: minister

Optimising all opportunities, even the smallest, to create development breakthroughs is one of the central tasks set for the Ministry of Planning and Investment in 2019, Minister Nguyen Chi Dung has said.
Breakthroughs needed in 2019: minister Business

Breakthroughs needed in 2019: minister

Vietnam should create breakthroughs in 2019 to complete the 2016-2020 socio-economic development plan and create a foundation for the next five years, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has said.
PM: businesses, people centre of development Politics

PM: businesses, people centre of development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked for taking businesses and people as the centre for development during a national conference between the Government and localities that closed in Hanoi on December 28.
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.