VOV.VN - Innovation in biotechnology is a cornerstone of the future, providing solutions to human and animal disease, climate change, fuel alternatives and food security, says the National Agency for Science and Technology Information.
The World Bank (WB) continues working with and supporting Vietnam in numerous fields, including climate change adaptation, visiting the bank’s Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva has assured.
The An Binh Commercial Joint Stock Bank (ABBANK) has officially become a member of the United Nations Environment Programme - Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), pioneering in response to climate change and fulfillment of social and environmental corporation responsibility.
The 780-metre concrete dyke was put into use in Hoi An ancient town, the central coastal province of Quang Nam, on March 21 as part of measures to protect the UNESCO cultural heritage from severe erosion.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs jointly held a regional conference on food security in Hanoi on March 22.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is collecting opinions to finalise a national action plan for shrimp development through 2025.
The People’s Committee of the south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan has just approved a project to develop local maritime economy by 2020 in a comprehensive and modern way.
The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau has proposed the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to fast-track allocation of the funding for three local climate change response projects.
VOV.VN - Climate change is having global effects. To protect human rights against climate change, Vietnam has focused on the rights of children, who are vulnerable to extreme weather and natural disasters.
Experts from the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Japan met at a seminar in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on March 17 to discuss the application of emission-reducing technology in urban economic development and enhancement of climate change adaptability.
Developing Vietnam’s coffee industry in response to climate change and international integration was discussed at a workshop in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, on March 12.
Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has made a working visit to the EU from March 4-10, aiming to boost Vietnam – EU ties via lobbying for the early signing and ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has called for joint efforts and responsibility of all Vietnamese enterprises to further improve the national business climate and competitiveness.
UN Under-Secretary-General Gyan Chandra Acharya has appreciated the Vietnamese Government’s consistent assistance to landlocked developing countries through its participation in action programmes.
The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research held a conference in Hanoi on March 6 to discuss the Vietnam-Australia agricultural cooperation strategy for 2017-2027.
Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc, head of the Vietnamese delegation, participated in a panel discussion on adverse impacts of climate change on children’ rights, in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 2, as a panellist.
The First APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) entered its second working day in the south central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on March 3 with a series of issues high on the agenda, including food security and climate change.
The first APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings in Nha Trang are of significance, opening the APEC Vietnam 2017 and kick-starting preparations for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week scheduled for Da Nang city in November, a high-ranking official has said.
On March 1, the first APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings entered the 12th working day - the last working day of APEC committees before SOM1 begins its two-day gathering on March 2.
An ecosystem-based climate change adaptation project sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Building and Nuclear Safety in Vietnam made strides in 2016.