The 10th Vietnam-US Joint Committee Meeting on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (JCM10) took place in Washington DC from October 15-17.
Vietnam has actively implemented the Montreal Protocol and measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to preserve the ozone layer, earning international recognition, said Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh.
Vietnam and Australia will promote sci-technology cooperation, focusing mainly on healthcare, agriculture and the environment.
Hanoi-based Building and Infrastructure Development Company teamed up with Japan Construction Management Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers in order to increase its competitiveness and reach its ambition to become of Vietnam’s largest construction firm.
The first environmental projects under the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) will be implemented in Vietnam, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha said during a meeting on August 4 in Hanoi.
From improving institutions to devising detailed plans for each sector, Vietnam is making every effort in order to dramatically reduce CO2 emissions by 2030.
Vietnam is among the first eight countries eligible for assistance from a new trust fund sponsored by Japan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support the adoption of advanced low-carbon technologies in developing countries.