According to director of the Lao Cai agriculture department, Nguyen Anh Tuan, 70 percent of planted forest in the province are large wooded forests. In some areas with favorable conditions, Lao Cai people conduct silvicultural measures to convert rich forests, and grow additional native plants, multi-purpose trees and medicinal plants under the forest canopy. … [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
Le Bach Quang, who was a member of the Executive Board of the KC.10/16-20 Program on developing modern technologies to serve health care, said that racing against the clock in producing such test kits, units need to be assigned to implement the task. They will not have to follow all of the procedures as currently applied. … [Read more...] about Covid-2019: what can Vietnam’s scientists do?
According to Hung, the State Bank in August 2018 released Decision No 1604 on approving the plan on developing green banking in Vietnam in order to heighten the awareness and social responsibility of the banking system for environmental protection and climate change adaptation, driving capital flow to environmentally friendly projects. … [Read more...] about Green financing: banks pull back