ADB backs low-carbon agriculture in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help Vietnam build 13,654 biogas plants worth over VND175 billion (US$7.8 million) in 2016 under the Low Carbon Agricultural Support project, which is expected to reduce pollution from agricultural waste and create a healthier environment in the country.

Carbon financing and how Biogas Program in Vietnam joined the voluntary market

After a long learning process the Biogas Program in Vietnam decided to pursue registration with the Voluntary market, and reached this successfully in 2012. There are several credit types used worldwide and BPD decided to register with the Gold Standard, which is seen as the most common one. Early 2013 they had their first issuance of such credits and BPD is in the process, together with NEXUS carbon for development, to sell these credits to the voluntary market.

ADB-Funded Biogas Plants to Tackle Viet Nam's Growing Rural Waste Threat

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $74 million to fund thousands of biogas plants across Viet Nam to help reduce the country’s mounting piles of rural waste, which are harming the environment and endangering health.

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