USAID-funded project to improve biodiversity in Quang Nam

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the 24-million-USD Green Annamites Project in Tam Ky city, the central province of Quang Nam on March 27 to help it preserve local biodiversity and improve people’s livelihoods.

Thua Thien – Hue to run 2.3 million EUR climate project

Authorities of the central province of Thua Thien – Hue on March 26 approved a Luxembourg-funded climate change adaptation project in the locality.

Vinh Long urged to become leading province in development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long to make greater efforts to become a leading locality in terms of development in the next decade with its economy and local people’s income rising fourfold.

Technology investment needed to improve hydro-meteorology forecasting

Investing in technology is essential to increase the quality of hydro-meteorological anticipation to prevent natural disasters and mitigate their damages, heard a seminar in Hanoi on February 27.

Cooperatives encouraged to take part in afforestation

In order to boost afforestation with the participation of cooperatives, provinces and cities need to provide consultancy and assistance for cooperatives, cooperative groups and households to develop and manage forests effectively and sustainably in 2018, said the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA).

Delta braces for forest fires

Local authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta have stepped up efforts to prevent forest fires even as the region enters the highly risky dry season.

Hạ Long-Cát Bà Alliance discusses waste water

Waste water treatment and tourism management at world heritage site Hạ Long Bay were among issues highlighted at the fifth leadership committee meeting of the Hạ Long-Cát Bà Alliance in Hạ Long City, in the coastal province of Quảng Ninh, yesterday.

Construction ministry cracks down on pollution

Construction investors are often totally indifferent to the storm of dust, construction waste and general filth their projects unleash on the general public. The Ministry of Construction has taken an action as drastic as the neglect of these investors and their greedy firms.

Waste treatment factory found dumping waste illegally

Environmental police in the Central Highlands province of Lâm Đồng on Wednesday found about 40,000 tonnes of solid waste dumped illegally in the area of Đà Lạt Waste Treatment Factory in Xuân Trường Commune, Đà Lạt City.

VN struggling to protect water resources

Natural Resources and Environment Deputy Minister, Trần Quý Kiên, gives a speech at the workshop on water resources management in Hà Nội on Friday.