January 11, 2021 | 19:05
In defiance of difficulties induced by climate change, natural disasters, and output markets, many farmers in Nga Son district of the north-central province of Thanh Hoa have escaped prolonged poverty thanks to the professional models of black tiger shrimp farming, intercropped with green crabs and tilapia, which can churn out strong profits.
December 28, 2020 | 15:59
The Green Climate Fund, the Vietnamese government, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are joining hands in a project to improve the resilience of coastal communities to climate change in Vietnam.
December 22, 2020 | 10:22
As the tides of catastrophe recede, leaving Central Vietnam and indeed the entire country turned on its head by a raging pandemic and natural disasters, the need to rebuild emerges stronger than ever. Dao Xuan Lai, assistant resident representative and team leader of Climate Change and Environment from the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, writes about what priority considerations Vietnam needs to take into account to build a better, more resilient, and more sustainable future for itself and its people.
December 09, 2020 | 09:25
Caitlin Wiesen, UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam, said on December 8 that the Vietnamese Government’s quick and effective response in combination with the public’s trust and observance of prevention and control measures were key to the country’s success in containing the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 23, 2020 | 16:56
The Vietnam Green Building Week 2020 will be held at InterContinental Hanoi Landmark 72 in Hanoi’s Nam Tu Liem district by the Ministry of Construction in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) from December 9-11.
November 23, 2020 | 12:56
Extreme weather is challenging ordinary Vietnamese people, with many failing to know how to fully protect themselves from natural disasters.
November 12, 2020 | 14:00
Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 is very extraordinary at the time of great uncertainties and challenges, especially the COVID-19 pandemic, UNDP Resident Representative for Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen has said.
May 04, 2020 | 15:00
Vietnam’s intensified crackdown on corruption has continued to draw praise from the international community.
April 24, 2020 | 10:21
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Sweden on April 23 co-signed a new contribution agreement worth 3.34 million USD to support the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) from 2020 to 2022, said a UNDP statement.
April 22, 2020 | 15:09
Vietnam and the rest of the world need to act now, not only to secure future prosperity but to avoid the dramatic impacts of climate change down the road.
April 13, 2020 | 15:15
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on April 12 donated 20,000 high-quality surgical masks to Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) to help protect health care workers on the frontlines of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 24, 2020 | 14:00
Vietnam’s efforts to combat water shortages and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta and climate change impacts in other regions have been fuelled by the United Nations Development Programme.
March 14, 2020 | 16:50
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved a non-refundable aid worth 30.2 million USD to help Vietnam enhance climate resilience, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
January 27, 2020 | 09:00
Alongside its socio-economic development process, Vietnam has been enhancing its human development policies.
November 14, 2019 | 11:48
Combatting corruption was a big challenge for small and medium-sized enterprises in many countries, especially in Vietnam where 98-99 per cent of enterprises fell into that bracket, said Vu Tien Loc, president of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), at a workshop in Ha Noi on Wednesday.