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).
VOV.VN - As the autumn days begin to get colder, thousands of spondias pinnata trees can be spotted beginning to shed their leaves in Bau Ca Cai mangrove forest in Quang Ngai province, creating breathtaking scenery for visitors to enjoy.
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.
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.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung announced that Vietnam will contribute US$1 million to the Green Climate Fund from 2016-2020 during his speech at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that opened in Paris on November 30.