VOV.VN - Climate resilient sustainable agriculture is one of 4 priorities that Vietnam has included in the agenda of the APEC Year 2017 with important meetings and events, including the 3rd Senior Officials Meeting (SOM3).
VOV.VN - A workshop was held recently in Ho Chi Minh City by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to address issues related to implementing and funding the Paris Agreement commitments.
A seminar on building a farm produce manufacturing and consuming system adaptable to climate change took place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on August 18.
VOV.VN - For hundreds of years, the minority community in the north-west district of Sa Pa (Lao Cai province) have known only one way of life; rice. But now, that lifestyle is at risk.
Canada has pledged to continue supporting Vietnam to increase capacity to cope with non-traditional security challenges, including climate change and environmental issues.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has submitted a plan to the government to launch 24 climate change response projects in the Mekong Delta for 2017-2020, including nine transit and 15 new projects.
Smart agricultural models adaptive to climate change are being introduced at a conference held in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on July 26-28.
A seminar on building plans in response to drought, saline intrusion and flooding which are consequences of climate change in the Mekong Delta region was held in Can Tho city on July 21.
VOV.VN- Vietnam is among the globe’s top 10 countries most negatively affected by climate change and extreme weather events, said the Asian Development Bank in a report released on July 13.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has adopted a project on improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change-related impacts.
Major challenges facing the Mekong Delta remain climate change and natural disasters, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dang Huy Dong told a conference in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on July 14.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s trip to Germany and the Netherlands, from July 5-11, was a success with numerous deals between Vietnam and the two countries signed, said a Vietnamese Foreign Ministry official.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has begun a visit to the Netherlands at the invitation of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. The visit is expected to strengthen bilateral cooperation, particularly in climate change and agriculture.
Farmers are expanding the areas under high-value perennial trees suitable with the conditions in each region and adaptive to climate change.
Vice Chairman of the Commission for External Relations of the Party’s Central Committee Tran Dac Loi represented Vietnam at the 28th Standing Committee Meetings of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) in Seoul, the Republic of Korea from July 7-9.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a strong plea for international cooperation in fighting climate change while addressing a panel discussion of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his wife will visit the Netherlands on July 9-11 to reinforce and strengthen the bilateral strategic partnership on climate change adaptation, water management, sustainable agriculture and food security.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam delivered a key address to legislators today (July 7) at which he talked about furthering the Vietnam government’s leadership on the environment, reported the Vietnam News Agency.
Poverty rate in the Central Highlands dropped by 2.8 percent annually over the past 15 years, the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands said on June 30.
Vietnam plans to develop a low-carbon economy and include climate-change resistance work in its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) for the Paris climate accords.