Tag: "climate change"

Hanoi biotech conference packs powerful punch

Hanoi biotech conference packs powerful punch

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.

WB continues helping Vietnam adapt to climate change

WB continues helping Vietnam adapt to climate change

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.

ABBANK committed to environmental responsibility

ABBANK committed to environmental responsibility

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.

Dyke protecting world heritage Hoi An city inaugurated

Dyke protecting world heritage Hoi An city inaugurated

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.

Regional conference discuss food security

Regional conference discuss food security

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.

Ninh Thuan develops maritime economy

Ninh Thuan develops maritime economy

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.

Protecting child rights against climate change

Protecting child rights against climate change

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.

Japanese experts help Can Tho improve climate change adaptability

Japanese experts help Can Tho improve climate change adaptability

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.

Vietnam works to reinforce relations with EU

Vietnam works to reinforce relations with EU

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.

Vietnam, Australia boost agricultural cooperation

Vietnam, Australia boost agricultural cooperation

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.

Food security high on agenda of SOM1’s second session

Food security high on agenda of SOM1’s second session

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.

Official: Vietnam makes practical contributions to APEC issues

Official: Vietnam makes practical contributions to APEC issues

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.