Tag: "climate change"

Green growth promoted to respond to climate change

Green growth promoted to respond to climate change

VOV.VN - Climate change and increasing greenhouse gas emission are challenging Mekong Delta provinces’ sustainable growth. In order to increase their resistance and ability to mitigate the impact of climate change, local provinces are promoting the Green Growth Strategy.

Vietnam, EU seek to accelerate FTA signing

Vietnam, EU seek to accelerate FTA signing

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh had a working session with European Union (EU) officials to foster economic and trade cooperation and settle existing problems, thus speeding up the signing and ratification of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the bloc and Vietnam.

Ca Mau moves to protect coastal forests

Ca Mau moves to protect coastal forests

Authorities in the southernmost province of Ca Mau have taken emergency measures to protect coastal forests against climate change and destruction caused by humans.

Vietnam strides with APEC economies towards food security

Vietnam strides with APEC economies towards food security

Vietnam, a country grounded on agriculture and an important player in the global food system, is partnering with other members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to ensure food security in the face of climate change.

Mekong Delta preserves water-related cultural values

Mekong Delta preserves water-related cultural values

The preservation and promotion of water cultural values in the Mekong Delta have become more urgent than ever before under the impacts of the fourth industrial revolution and international integration as well as the global climate change, heard a workshop in Can Tho city on November 28.

Project to improve resilience to climate change in coastal areas

Project to improve resilience to climate change in coastal areas

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) held a workshop in Hanoi on November 24 to launch a project on improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change related impacts in Vietnam.

Can Tho – potential partner of Germany in Mekong Delta

Can Tho – potential partner of Germany in Mekong Delta

As an economic centre of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho city is a potential partner of Germany in several investment projects, including urban transport development, renewable energy application, environmental protection and climate change adaptation.

Deputy Minister urges geothermal research

Deputy Minister urges geothermal research

Vietnam’s national energy development plan does not include geothermal sources, but a senior official has said that it was time to study their potential in the country.

Vietnam, Luxembourg sign new General Cooperation Agreement

Vietnam, Luxembourg sign new General Cooperation Agreement

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung and Luxembourg’s Minister of Cooperation and Humanitarian Action Romain Schneider signed a new General Agreement on Cooperation in Hanoi on November 14.

APEC 2017: Climate change mitigation requires joint efforts

APEC 2017: Climate change mitigation requires joint efforts

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern emphasized the necessity for joint efforts between the governments and businesses in mitigating climate change impacts at the APEC CEO Summit 2017, which wrapped up in the central of Da Nang on November 10.

UN expert to assess food security in Vietnam

UN expert to assess food security in Vietnam

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, will visit Vietnam from November 13-24 to gather first-hand information on the country’s food situation, including the impact of climate change.

APEC 2017: Vietnam promotes role of host with active contributions

APEC 2017: Vietnam promotes role of host with active contributions

The hosting of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting for the second time shows the international community’s recognition of Vietnam’s contributions to the APEC forum and affirms the country’s position in the region and the world, according to Czech journalist Pavel Herman.