Yen Bai has a large forest coverage. Unlike Hoa Binh, Dien Bien, Lai Chau and Son La which have had difficulties in forest development, the planting of forests in Yen Bai has been going smoothly. However, production forests in Yen Bai account for nearly 50 percent of total forest area. … [Read more...] about Climate change in northwest: saving the ‘green lung’
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Mekong Delta re-plans in response to climate change After nearly two years of implementing a government resolution on sustainable and climate resilient development of the Mekong Delta, known as Resolution 120, a number of policies have been revised to enable the region’s comprehensive development. … [Read more...] about Water sources in Vietnam insufficient: report
Coronavirus may lower Vietnam’s State budget by VND42.3 trillion: ministry The State budget may face a shortfall of some VND42.3 trillion (US$1.8 billion) this year due to the ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. … [Read more...] about Closure of illegal wildlife markets will help fight Covid-19
Aiming to find effective short term and long-term solutions, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MST) invited experts from large healthcare centers, including the Central Tropical Diseases Hospital, Military Medical Academy, Military Hospital 103, HCM City Pasteur Institute and VABIOTECH (the Company for Vaccine and Biological Production No 1) to the meeting. … [Read more...] about Covid-2019: what can Vietnam’s scientists do?
To date, 19 credit institutions have strategies on social environment risk management, of which 13 institutions integrate the social environmental risk management into green credit activities. Ten institutions have created green credit products and 17 institutions have built manuals for social environment risk assessment in 10 business fields. … [Read more...] about Green financing: banks pull back