The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved a non-refundable aid worth US$30.2 million to help Vietnam enhance climate resilience, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
A project to build more than 430 houses resilient to storms and floods for needy households in coastal areas of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue will be carried out from 2019 to 2020.
Eight central coastal provinces will continue enjoying assistance in constructing storm- and flood-resilient homes for poor households under Decision No. 48/2014/QD-TTg, the Ministry of Construction announced.
Forty safe houses, funded by the UN Green Climate Fund, were handed over to residents in the central province of Quang Ngai’s Binh Chanh commune on May 5.
Vietnam has given top priority to measures aimed at reducing Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and those that promote climate change resilience, with the aim of seeing an 8% GHG reduction by 2030.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) on June 26 announced a GCF-funded project to increase the resilience to climate change for coastal residents in Vietnam.
The annual Global Child Forum (GCF) took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 5, calling on ASEAN businesses to increase commitments on children’s rights.
(VOV) - The 21st Summit of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) will try to reach a binding agreement to limit rising global temperatures to no more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by the end of the 21st century.
(VOV) -Denmark’s Global Competitive Facility (GCF) programme has funded more than 40 projects in Vietnam, creating nearly 30,000 new jobs for local people, told by a seminar held by the Danish Embassy and the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi on November 28.