Tag Archives: Mekong Delta

Thủ tướng chỉ thị đẩy mạnh phát triển bền vững Đồng bằng sông Cửu Long

Theo chỉ thị, biến đổi khí hậu tại khu vực Đồng bằng sông Cửu Long ngày càng cực đoan, khó lường, tác động nhanh và mạnh hơn với các dự báo trước đây. Thủ tướng Chính phủ vừa ký Chỉ … Continue reading

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The Transitional Legislation Landscape and What it Means for Resilience in Vietnam

Vietnam’s new Law on Planning, which was issued on November 24, 2017 and became effective on January 01, 2019, is an effort to overhaul the bulky and inefficient planning system in Vietnam. The principles upheld by this new law, including … Continue reading

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Climate change is triggering a migrant crisis in Vietnam

By Alex Chapman and Van Pham Dang Tri The Vietnamese Mekong Delta is one of Earth’s most agriculturally productive regions and is of global importance for its exports of rice, shrimp, and fruit. The 18m inhabitants of this low-lying river delta are also … Continue reading

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Vietnam’s Views on Coping with Climate Change at COP 23

On November 16th in Bönn (Germany), Dr.Vo Tuan Nhan – Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Leader of the Vietnamese Delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 23) – delivered a speech at the high-level … Continue reading

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