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World Disasters Report to be launched in Vietnam

18:52 10/10/2014

The 2014 World Disasters Report will be announced in Hanoi on October 16 as chosen by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IRFC).

Can Tho seeks more WB loans for climate change response

15:07 10/10/2014

Authorities of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have proposed the World Bank (WB) provide more credit loans for the locality to implement an ongoing project on upgrading urban infrastructure to adapt to climate change.

FAO applauds Vietnam's poverty reduction achievements

23:44 09/10/2014

Vietnam is an idyllic model of success in agriculture and rural development that other economically troubled countries throughout the world should emulate, said officials from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation...

NA Committee examines report on climate change policy implementation

23:38 09/10/2014

The 32nd session of the National Assembly's Standing Committee continued on October 8 with a focus on the implementation of policies and laws on climate change mitigation in the Mekong Delta.

USAID helps Thanh Hoa promote green growth

15:21 08/10/2014

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on October 7 between the the central province of Thanh Hoa and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), pledging to jointly develop an action plan for green growth.

Support programme on climate change response amended

09:43 08/10/2014

The Prime Minister has approved amendments to the framework of Vietnam's Support Programme to Respond to Climate Change (SP-RCC).

Different depths reveal ocean warming trends

08:19 07/10/2014

The deeper half of the ocean did not get measurably warmer in the last decade, but surface layers have been warming faster than we thought since the 1970s, two new studies suggest.

HCM City flood-prevention projects lack funds

11:17 06/10/2014

HCM City authorities aim to prevent flooding in six out of 11 areas in the city but work has been completed at only one site, according to the city's Transport Department.

Crop diversity raises profits and fights climate change

08:15 02/10/2014

It was time for Viet Nam to introduce crop diversification on rice land to increase profits, Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development told a conference on restructuring crop production in the capital city on...

World wildlife populations halved in 40 years – report

23:30 01/10/2014

The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, the London Zoological Society (ZSL) says in its new Living Planet Index.

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