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
The information with high accuracy not only provides WHO with data but also helps Vietnam understand the epidemiology of diseases caused by this virus. The information with high accuracy not only provides WHO with data but also helps Vietnam understand the epidemiology of diseases caused by this virus. … [Read more...] about Covid-2019: what can Vietnam’s scientists do?
To date, 19 credit institutions have strategies on social environment risk management, of which 13 institutions integrate the social environmental risk management into green credit activities. Ten institutions have created green credit products and 17 institutions have built manuals for social environment risk assessment in 10 business fields. … [Read more...] about Green financing: banks pull back