One of the tasks the Lao Cai provincial authorities set when projecting solutions to adapt to climate change is increasing the forest cover rate to 54.82 percent in 2018, higher than the average rate of 44.5 percent in the entire northwestern region. In 2012, the local authorities closed the forests and restricted the use of forestland for other purposes. … [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?
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