Tag: "climate change"

Vietnam’s achievements in climate change response highlighted

Vietnam’s achievements in climate change response highlighted

Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Chi Dung highlighted Vietnam’s achievements in natural disaster mitigation and climate change response in his speech to a discussion session as part of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) in Geneva, Switzerland.

More efforts needed to cope with climate change

More efforts needed to cope with climate change

Vietnam should calculate in advance damage caused by climate change as its effects have become more obvious and devastating in recent years, with changes in temperature and rainfall, sea level rises and extreme weather.

Climate change forecast to shrink rice yield

Climate change forecast to shrink rice yield

Vietnam risks a loss of 7.2 million tonnes of rice yield and 3.2% of its agricultural land by the late 21st century as a result of climate change, according to a Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development forecast.

Photo contest on climate change launched

Photo contest on climate change launched

A photo contest themed “People and nature in the context of climate change for sustainable development” was launched on June 16 by the National Hydro-meteorological Service (NHS).

Lessening negative impact of climate change

Lessening negative impact of climate change

VOV.VN - Any nation that does not adequately address the negative consequences that flow from climate change will condemn future generations of its citizens to untold suffering, says the United Nations Development Program.

Conference on forecast-based financing opens in Hanoi

Conference on forecast-based financing opens in Hanoi

The first regional conference in Asia on forecast-based financing for climate change adaption was held in Hanoi on June 13, drawing about 100 international and domestic experts in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaption.

Making sense of climate change risks

Making sense of climate change risks

VOV.VN - To better assess, communicate and respond to risks from climate change at the community level, more than 100 experts gathered at a conference in Hanoi today (June 13), reported the Vietnam news Agency.

Can Tho prepares for APEC week on food security

Can Tho prepares for APEC week on food security

The Mekong city of Can Tho has finalised a coordination plan on the hosting of the APEC week on food security and high-level dialogue on food security and sustainable agriculture development in response to climate change.

Tra Vinh restructures food crops to adapt to climate change

Tra Vinh restructures food crops to adapt to climate change

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Tra Vinh province encouraged local farmers to cultivate other food crops in the place of rice on around 7,900 hectares of farming land in areas prone to climate change impacts such as drought and seawater intrusion.

Mekong Delta struggles with erosion

Mekong Delta struggles with erosion

The Mekong Delta region, home to about 18 million people, is Vietnam’s largest agriculture hub. However, the region faces serious erosion in river and sea banks due to climate change and human factors.

Measures mitigating climate change impacts on children sought

Measures mitigating climate change impacts on children sought

Measures to mitigate impacts of natural disasters and climate change on children were discussed at a conference jointly held by the Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Hanoi on May 18.