Nguyen Kim Anh and her co-workers have won an award from a Japanese prestigious journal for their research on the salinity situation in the Mekong basin.
Director of VCCI Can Tho Nguyen Phuong Lam said the MRBN aims to create a community of various stakeholders which can connect entrepreneurs, scientists and policymakers in building climate change adaptation for firms in the Mekong Delta.
Other goals include to collect, reuse, recycle and treat 85 percent of plastic waste; to reduce the volume of plastic waste dumped to ocean by half; to have 100 percent of tourism complexes, hotels and other lodging facilities not use non-biodegradable plastic bags and single-use plastic products by 2025.
The new route will take trains between Yen Vien Railway Station in Hanoi and the Belgian city of Liege, where the containers would be unloaded and sent by trucks to the final destination, the Dutch city of Rotterdam, the Vietnam Railways said.
Decades of intensive agriculture and water mismanagement have left the country in need of a radical overhaul of its water policies
Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Quang Ninh province, is one of Vietnam’s most popular travel destinations, receiving 14 million visitors in 2019.
The fund aims at supporting climate action initiatives, including the promotion of sustainable energy and innovative climate solutions from all provinces and cities in Vietnam.
A six-year, pioneering regional technical assistance initiative has boosted the capacity of health systems in Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), and Viet Nam to respond to climate-induced health threats amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau currently has more than 300,000 ha of aquaculture area, including over 158,000 ha of extensive shrimp farming and nearly 8,600 ha of intensive shrimp farming. However, experts say that if local farmers fail to adopt strict environmental protection measures in aquaculture, it will pollute water sources serving production activities.
The money was used to build irrigation works, and sluices and embankments that prevent saltwater intrusion and floods, according to the province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.