AFD continues to support Vietnam’s climate projects

08:02 | 16/12/2013 Science - Technology

(VEN) - The French Development Agency (AFD) regards assistance in climate change mitigation as one of its targets of the operation strategy in Vietnam in the 2013-2015 period.
Immeasurable danger from PCBs

10:17 | 13/12/2013 Science - Technology

(VEN) - Polyclobiphenyl (PCB) is one of the 22 Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) which has been used as an ideal additive in some industries such as insulated oil of transformers and capacitors, hydraulic oil, paint and printing ink. However, PCBs have not been produced since the 1970s after the toxicity to human’s health and the environment was discovered.
Denmark continues to help Vietnam promote green growth

14:03 | 06/12/2013 Science - Technology

(VEN) - The Danish Embassy in Vietnam recently held a workshop in Hanoi to launch a report on Firm-level Competitiveness and Technology in Vietnam: Evidence from a Survey in 2012.
Bind responsibility of enterprises on discarded products

15:22 | 05/12/2013 Science - Technology

(VEN) - Retrieving and disposing expired or discarded products is now a thorny issue for some industrial production sectors like electronics, automotive tires, batteries, battery cells, lubricant and grease.
A Luoi diversifies ways to cope with climate change

08:02 | 03/12/2013 Science - Technology

(VEN) - Long droughts damaged 300ha of 2012 summer-autumn rice in A Luoi District, Thua Thien Hue Province. The very cold weather as a result of climate change destroyed the subsequent winter-spring rice crop having a traumatic affect in the mountain poor district.
Asia, Europe join hands to mitigate natural disasters

11:27 | 28/11/2013 Science - Technology

(VEN) - An Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) high-level meeting on natural disaster prevention and relief in response to climate change, held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, opened in Hanoi on November 18.
Eco-innovation forum offers a guide to EU market

16:01 | 25/11/2013 Science - Technology

(VEN) - At the 15th Forum on Eco-innovation and a roundtable on Cutting Waste - Resource Efficiency and Eco-innovation for Sustainable Food Chains recently held by the European Commission (EC) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), EC representatives suggested some eco-innovation solutions for Vietnamese businesses which want to access the EU market.
Communities to protect lake environments

15:01 | 20/11/2013 Science - Technology

(VEN) - On November 13-14, a new model on doing exercises combined with protecting lake environments was launched for the first time in Hanoi with participation of the People's Committee of Thanh Nhan and Ngoc Khanh communes, the veteran’s organization and inhabitants of the communes who live around Thanh Nhan and Ngoc Khanh lakes.
France actively supports Vietnam in managing water resources

14:02 | 14/11/2013 Science - Technology

(VEN) - French Development Agency (AFD) in Vietnam Project Officer Nguyen Lan Anh said that France has supported the Vietnamese government to implement 30 projects in terms of managing water resources and ensuring environmental sanitation.
Donors appreciate Vietnam's role in SPRCC

16:10 | 11/11/2013 Science - Technology

(VEN) - Speaking at a conference on diversifying donors for the Support Program to Respond to Climate Change (SPRCC) recently held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s National Climate Change Committee in Hanoi, international donors appreciated Vietnam's role in the implementation of policies in the SPRCC. Donors said they are willing to provide technical and financial assistance for Vietnam to further realize SPRCC.
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