A new film by a well-known French photographer and filmmaker which highlights the importance of water and the protection of natural resources will be screened in Hanoi on May 16.
France is one of Vietnam's key partners, helping the country implement water and environmental projects and cope with climate change, as well as providing technical assistance for managing water resources and river basins.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Vietnamese government signed a non-refundable aid agreement worth US$800,000 on March 14 to improve irrigation and drainage infrastructure in Vietnam.
A delegation from the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) led by its Minister Nguyen Minh Quang is attending the 6th World Water Forum in Marseille, France, from March 12-16.
Vietnam is accelerating the community's participation in water resource management, said Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Cong Thanh on March 22.