Another company joins Global Forestry and Trade Network

Another company joins Global Forestry and Trade Network

NDO/VNA – Bao Chau Private Enterprise, a forest manager in central Phu Yen province, joined the Global Forest and Trade Network (GFTN), on September 13, a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) initiative linking more than 300 companies worldwide that are committed to responsible forestry. (Sep 14, 2017)

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PM approves building marine environmental monitoring system for four central provinces

  Sep 06, 2017
NDO – The Prime Minister has approved investment for a project to build a marine environmental monitoring and warning system in four central provinces, to be managed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the People's Committees of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue provinces. 

Mekong Delta sustainable development conversion model to be discussed

  Sep 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a working session with the relevant ministries, branches and agencies on September 5 to direct the meticulous preparations for an upcoming conference that seeks to shape a sustainable development transformation model for the Mekong Delta to adapt to climate change. 

Thua Thien-Hue: Breeds released to restore aquatic resources following Formosa incident

  Aug 31, 2017
NDO – Various breeds were released into the maritime environment in Thua Thien-Hue province on August 31, aimed at restoring the aquatic resources and rehabilitating the fisheries sector for the four central provinces affected by the Formosa maritime environmental incident last year. 

"Ivory Free" campaign launched to protect wild elephants

  Aug 30, 2017
NDO – An international campaign aimed at raising public awareness concerning elephant protection was launched in Ho Chi Minh City, on August 30. 

Vietnam, ROK foster ties in controlling sea pollution

  Aug 29, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI), under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and the Republic of Korea (ROK) Coast Guard signed a memorandum of cooperation (MOC), in Hanoi on August 28, in regards to the field of controlling sea pollution.  

Campaign to be launched to make the world cleaner

  Aug 29, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) will launch a campaign to make the world cleaner from September 23-30, with the theme of waste management for sustainable rural environment, the ministry announced on August 28. 

Workshop held on values and solutions to conserve biodiversity

  Aug 25, 2017
NDO – A scientific workshop on the values and solutions needed to conserve biodiversity in the Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba Archipelago was held by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on August 24, in Hai Phong city. 

PM orders prompt response to rains and floods caused by typhoon Hato

  Aug 24, 2017
NDO - The Prime Minister on August 23 issued a telegraph calling on relevant ministries to take prompt response to heavy rains and floods caused by Typhoon Hato, the sixth storm to hit East Sea this year.  

AgResults Vietnam Emissions Reduction Pilot launched in Thai Binh province

  Aug 22, 2017
NDO – The Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV), in collaboration of the Thai Binh provincial People’s Committee, launched the “AgResults Vietnam Emissions Reduction Pilot” on August 22, which aims to decrease greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that come from rice farming in Vietnam, by incentivising the uptake of innovations in rice farming technology through monetary awards.  

Experts: Waste-to-energy useful solution for Vietnam

  Aug 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – Energy production from solid waste in urban areas is forecast to increase by between 10-16 percent in Vietnam, heard a workshop in Hanoi on August 18.  

Dialogue discusses higher corporate social responsibility in environmental protection

  Aug 18, 2017
NDO – Over 200 experts, policy makers and representatives from business community gathered at a policy dialogue on the environment and sustainable development, hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Da Nang on August 18. 

Indian company seeks opportunity to build solar farm in Vietnam

  Aug 17, 2017
NDO - The Indian company Hero Future Energies had a meeting on August 16, with the leadership of Binh Phuoc, on the potential construction of a solar farm in the southern province. 

Prof. Dr. Dang Huy Huynh honoured as ASEAN Biodiversity Hero

  Aug 17, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) held a ceremony on August 16 to celebrate Prof. Dr. Dang Huy Huynh’s as the ASEAN Biodiversity Hero.  

General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control makes debut

  Aug 16, 2017
NDO – A specialised agency at the general department level has been established to cover the work of natural disaster prevention and control for the first time.