Quang Binh to plant 50,000 indigenous trees in local natural reserve Environment

Quang Binh to plant 50,000 indigenous trees in local natural reserve

The central province of Quang Binh will plant 50,000 indigenous trees to restore the ecological landscape at Dong Chau-Khe Nuoc Trong Natural Reserve under a project sponsored by Earthworm Foundation, a non-profit organisation which supports global business, farmers and communities to tackle environmental and social challenges around the world.
Planting a billion trees on the path to success Society

Planting a billion trees on the path to success

Millions of trees are expected to be planted across the country as part of the post-Lunar New Year tree planting festival, contributing significantly to the project of planting one billion trees by 2025.
UNDP lauds Vietnam's efforts in disaster risk reduction Society

UNDP lauds Vietnam's efforts in disaster risk reduction

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has praised Vietnam's efforts in minimising the impact of natural disasters. The organisation applauded the country for its strong commitments and concrete actions in implementing the Green Revolution since the COP26 conference.
Ten protected areas in Vietnam join IUCN Green List Environment

Ten protected areas in Vietnam join IUCN Green List

Ten protected areas in Vietnam have participated in The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (IUCN Green List) which is a set of global standards on successful conservation.
Training in carbon credits available in Vietnam Society

Training in carbon credits available in Vietnam

Lilama 2 Technology International College in the southern province of Dong Nai on January 17 signed a contract with the UK’s BTEC Pearson on the transfer of training programmes in semiconductor technology and carbon credits.
PM chairs dialogue with tech businesses in Switzerland Business

PM chairs dialogue with tech businesses in Switzerland

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh presided over a dialogue with businesses on cooperation in artificial intelligence (AI), automobile industry, semiconductor chip and ecosystem development in Davos, Switzerland, on January 16 (local time), as part of his trip to attend the 54th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Fast-moving consumer goods producers help promote circular economy Business

Fast-moving consumer goods producers help promote circular economy

Circular economy is becoming an inevitable trend and taking place strongly in many countries around the world, including Vietnam, as the transition from the traditional linear economy to a circular economy is considered an effective solution, helping to maintain economic growth and development as well as minimising negative impacts on the environment.
Vietnam earns 51.5 million USD from first forest carbon credit sale Environment

Vietnam earns 51.5 million USD from first forest carbon credit sale

2023 marked a significant milestone for the forestry sector as Vietnam successfully sold 10.3 million forest carbon credits (10.3 million tonnes of CO2) for the first time through the World Bank (WB) for 51.5 million USD, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Quoc Tri.
Vietnam’s renewables need long-term strategy Business

Vietnam’s renewables need long-term strategy

Without a long-term strategy and faster localisation, Vietnam’s energy sector could very well fall short in the competition for renewable energy market share on home ground, said industry insiders and experts.
PM engages in dialogue with farmers nationwide Politics

PM engages in dialogue with farmers nationwide

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on December 30 chaired his annual dialogue with farmers nationwide, with its theme highlighting farmers’ central role in the development of agriculture, rural economy, and green, sustainable new-style rural areas.