Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has asked G20 members to increase support to developing countries in infrastructure and human resource development, technology transfer and climate change response.
The Australian Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources has given the green light to the import of Vietnam’s dragon fruit on the condition that the fruit meets bio-security requirements.
Stepping up water resources planning is among the core tasks the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has set for 2017, aiming to complete a national water resources planning by 2020 and others for major river basins.
Dr. Royol Chitdon, Director of the Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute visited NBT World and granted an exclusive interview as part of Thailand Today's special program and joined in a video tape recording related to His Majesty the late King’s royal initiative on water resources management.
Water supply experts have emphasised the need to deal with water issue in the entire Mekong River basin that comprises six countries along the river in order to ensure the sustainable use and exploitation of water resources and environmental protection.
Measures to ensure cross-border water resources security and adapt to climate change were discussed at the fifth international workshop and exhibition on water in Hanoi on October 3.
Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island is facing overwhelming growth in local tourism against the backdrop of a rapid decline in clean water.
A technical assistance project funded by the Dutch Government has been successful in enhancing training capacity for the Water Resources University and the Hanoi University of Natural Resources & Environment.
The agricultural irrigation systems need to switch their operations from administrative subsidy mechanisms to market mechanisms in order to meet the goals of responding to climate change and the restructuring of the agricultural sector.
Authorities of central Ninh Thuan province and the Dutch Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on August 18 signed an agreement on building a system of collecting, treating and reusing wastewater in Phan Rang city.
Scientists and officials from relevant agencies scrutinized scenarios on the changes of water resources in the Hong (Red) –Thai Binh river basin and their impacts at a conference held in Hanoi on July 14.
The Central Highlands provinces plan to plant 71,101 hectares of forests besides protecting over 2.25 million hectares of natural forests by 2020, according to the Standing Board of the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands Region.
Australia’s Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has certified the Hanoi Irradiation Centre to irradiate Vietnamese lychees exported to the market.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith have vowed to reinforce cooperation between the two foreign ministries and in Vietnam-Laos special solidarity during their talks in Hanoi on June 8.
The Prime Minister approved a project on studying the impact of groundwater use to land subsidence in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta.
Experts have proposed the construction of five to seven dams along the Hong (Red) River to raise the water level, thus serving agricultural production and water transport without affecting flood drainage.
China has decided to double the release of water from its Jinghong reservoir on the Mekong River to help Vietnam mitigate the impact of a severe drought in the Mekong Delta provinces.
Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta at present is comparable to a once-in-a-century disaster, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Cao Duc Phat said on February 17.
Vietnam could face acute freshwater shortages in the future if water resources, including rivers, kept being degraded at the current pace, heard a seminar in Hanoi on December 11.
The Hong-Thai Binh rivers system has many irrigation works and four big dams to regulate water resources, but drought, shortage of water and floods are still common occurrences.