Closed-loop organic waste processing technology and de-centralised waste processing are possible solutions for Vietnam’s organic waste problems, experts said at a discussion panel earlier this week.
Biogas digesters have provided a valuable source of environmentally friendly energy for cooking and other uses of those living in rural areas in Vietnam.
Low-cost models and sustainable energy solutions applied for the community in rural and mountainous areas were introduced at a recent seminar in Hanoi, which was jointly held by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Live & Learn and the French Cultural Centre (L’Espace) in Hanoi.
A workshop took place in Hanoi on April 18 to review and update Vietnam’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
The Vietnamese permanent mission to the UN, WTO and other international organisations in Geneva on February 27 held a seminar on the role of information and communication technology in promoting economic, cultural and social rights, and reducing inequality.
In the face of the growing momentum of urbanisation, Vietnam is looking for ways to pursue urban green growth.
FrieslandCampina Vietnam has been ranked among the 100 most sustainable businesses of 2017 for its contributions to the sustainable development of the country.
VOV.VN - Cities consume 70% of Vietnam’s total energy and discharge 70% of the country’s total carbon dioxide emissions, a policy dialogue announced in Hanoi on July 19.
A Vietnamese delegation including representatives from the Department of Atomic Energy under the Ministry of Science and Technology and the media attended the AtomExport-2016, which recently took place in Moscow, Russia.
The Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) has decided to establish a centre for rubber science and technology in order to further contribute to the development of Vietnam’s rubber industry.
Vietnam Brewery Limited has released its sustainability report 2014 - “Brewing a Better World” for the first time, highlighting its long-term commitment to sustainable development in Vietnam.
Authorities of southern An Giang province plan to expand low-carbon rice farming models in the locality and its vicinities in the Mekong Delta region.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 5.7 million tonnes by 2020, approximately 10% of total greenhouse gas emissions.
The Ministry of Construction and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) on April 24 launched a project aiming to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Vietnam’s cement sector.
The main source of CO2 emissions in Vietnam is from coal-fired electric power plants, according to an international conference in Hanoi on December 13.
Carbon emissions from energy use reached a record level last year, up 5% from the previous record in 2008, the International Energy Agency said.