Only 20 percent of Vietnam's 660 landfills are "hygienic," according to Nguyen Huu Dung, director of the Vietnam Institute for Urban Environment and Technology.
Improved water management can help Vietnam tackle the threat of climate change, Belgium Ambassador to Vietnam Paul Jansen said at a workshop held in Hanoi on May 28.
Various solutions for sustainable water management were raised at the Water Business Dialogues held by the Netherlands Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on April 11.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the People’s Committee of northern Bac Ninh province held a conference on September 21 to review clean water management and set future orientations.
Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho Dao Anh Dung held a working session with a delegation from the Dutch Water Board about Blue Dragon project, which aims to improve the capacity of water source management.
VOV.VN - The theme of this year’s World Water Day – Nature for Water – explores how we can use nature to overcome the water challenges of the 21st century and achieve sustainable growth.
The Netherlands wishes to cooperate with and support Vietnam in many fields, especially in water management, flood prevention and climate change adaptation, a Dutch official has said.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment plans to improve waste and water management as well as land-use management this year.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has expressed wish that the Netherlands would share its experience in building a development strategy and rallying financial aid for Vietnam to develop its Mekong Delta sustainably.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his wife will visit the Netherlands on July 9-11 to reinforce and strengthen the bilateral strategic partnership on climate change adaptation, water management, sustainable agriculture and food security.
National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong has asked Laos to support Vietnam in the regulation and use of the Mekong River’s water resources.
A Vietnam-Germany forum held in Hanoi on November 11 has highlighted the need for drastic measures to improve the management of water resources in river basins amidst worsening pollution.
VOV.VN - Prominent Israeli scientists and water practitioners chaired a workshop on August 28 in Hanoi discussing water evaluation and planning, sponsored by the Embassy of Israel in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - A workshop on the leading role of Northern European countries in water management has taken place in Helsinki, Finland.
A new business hub supporting local clean-tech enterprises was launched on December 11 with a budget of US$4.2 million.
International experts and Ho Chi Minh City authorities met on September 29 to seek flood prevention measures in the city.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved a component of the Water Management Project for Rural Development in the Mekong Delta (WB6) to build and install an irrigation drain system along the Cut Canal in Kien Giang.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has called on ASEM member countries to join hands in sharing experience in the management and sustainable utilization of water resources.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Hugh Borrowman co-chaired a productive seminar on water quality control in Hanoi on March 26th.
Ho Chi Minh City has devised several solutions to adapt to global warming and achieve green growth and sustainable development by 2020, including a reduction of carbon dioxide emissions by 2 to 3 percent per year.