HCM CITY SEMINAR LAUNCHES EMISSION REDUCTION PROJECT

HCM City seminar launches emission reduction project Deputy head of Climate Change Department Truong Duc Tri  A seminar was held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 13 to launch a 2018 Project to Support the Planning and Implementation of the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (SPI-NAMA). The event was co-hosted by the MoNRE, the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)’s Office in Vietnam. Speaking at the event, representative of the municipal Climate…

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INCEPTION WORKSHOP TO DEVELOP THE VIET NAM’S NDC PARTNERSHIP PLAN

Inception workshop to develop the Viet Nam’s NDC Partnership plan On 13 April 2018, in order to strengthen the joint efforts of the government agencies and development partners in the implementation of the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), the Department of Climate change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership (NDCP) organise a workshop to develop the Viet Nam’s NDC Partnership plan in Hanoi. Participants include representatives from line ministries, development partners, Task force for…

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145 OPTIONS PROPOSED FOR GREENHOUSE GAS MITIGATION

145 options proposed for greenhouse gas mitigation VietNamNet Bridge – One hundred and forty five greenhouse gas mitigation options have been proposed following a collaboration project with Japanese experts on supporting Vietnam’s reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Workers in southern Can Tho City install solar panels on a rooftop. Using renewable energy is estimated to help Vietnam reduce 508 MtCO2 per year, according to the results of a project on low carbon technology assessment, run by a team of Japanese…

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PROMOTING “WASTE-TO-RESOURCE” INITIATIVES FOR CITIES IN VIET NAM: OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPLEMENTING A WASTE-SECTOR NATIONALLY APPROPRIATE MITIGATION ACTION (NAMA) PROGRAMME

Promoting “waste-to-resource” initiatives for cities in Viet Nam: Opportunities for implementing a waste-sector Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) programme 9 Jun 2016 Hanoi, Viet Nam The rapid urbanization and economic development of countries in Asia has been accompanied by an increase in the disposable income and living standards of populations, which has also led to an increase in the generation rates of solid waste. Managing solid waste is one of the costliest urban services in developing countries, with local governments…

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PROJECT COMBATS CLIMATE CHANGE

Project combats climate change Update: March, 10/2014 – 08:35 image: http://image.vietnamnews.vn/uploadvnnews/Storage/Images/2014/3/10/05-nong-nghiep.jpg?url=Storage/Images/2014/3/10/05-nong-nghiep.jpg Vegetables are grown using a water-saving system at Ecofram Joint Stock Company in Phu Quoc Island District, Kien Giang Province. Intelligent farming techniques are expected to help reduce greenhouse emissions. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Vu HA NOI (VNS)— A three –year project to help Viet Nam develop intelligent agriculture techniques, in response to climate change, was kicked off on Friday in Ha Noi. The project is being operated by…

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THE CEMENT NAMA IN VIETNAM SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED AND PROMOTED

The Cement NAMA in Vietnam successfully completed and promoted Final workshop on 17 June 2016 in Hanoi Hanna-Mari Ahonen, GreenStream, said projects should ensure long-term financial sustainability and include phase-out of international support. Photo: International Institute for Sustainable Development, http://bit.ly/2glkPre 15.11.2016 The Nordic Partnership Initiative Pilot Programme for Supporting Up-Scaled Climate Change Mitigation Action in Vietnam’s Cement Sector, also called the Cement NAMA (Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action) project was completed in June 2016. The results were presented in a UNFCCC…

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VIỆT NAM PLEDGES GREENHOUSE GAS MITIGATION

Việt Nam pledges greenhouse gas mitigation Update: October, 21/2016 – 10:00 image: http://image.vietnamnews.vn//uploadvnnews/Article/2016/10/20/05-Nhakinh2221102154PM.jpg Black exhaust fume from a factory on Trường Chinh Street, Tân Bình District, HCM City. – VNA/VNS Photo Mạnh Linh Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam will successfully implement commitments in greenhouse gas emission reduction and climate change mitigation, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Trần Hồng Hà has said at the Assembly Meeting of the Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) in Hà Nội.…

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PM APPROVES PLAN FOR $3.6M CARBON MARKET

PM approves plan for $3.6m carbon market Update: October, 28/2015 – 09:44 image: http://image.vietnamnews.vn/uploadvnnews/Storage/Images/2015/10/28/khi-carbon.jpg?url=Storage/Images/2015/10/28/khi-carbon.jpg HA NOI (VNS) — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project worth US$3.6 million to help Viet Nam to build its own carbon market following an application from the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Created under the Kyoto Protocol, the carbon market enables the trading of carbon emission allowances between developed countries, which have higher levels of greenhouse gas emissions than permitted, and developing…

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Viet Nam prepares for UN climate change talks in Paris

21 September 2015 HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam is quickly finishing the Intended National Determined Contributions to participate in the 21st Conference of Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, set to be held in Paris this December. Countries across the global have committed to create a new international climate agreement by the conclusion of the COP 21. Under the commitment, each country has to outline what post-2020 climate actions it intends to take under…

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New project targets large scale emissions reductions

11 June 2014 HA NOI (VNS ) — The Support to the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) Project in Viet Nam was officially launched yesterday in Ha Noi by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). NAMAs is an integrated, national scale mitigation project that allows potentially large-scale emission reductions by aligning national socio-economic development goals into preventative activities. The project is being co-implemented by GIZ and the Viet Nam Institute of…

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VIET NAM BIOGAS FOR ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

Viet Nam biogas for animal husbandry The project supports the installation of biogas systems across Viet Nam replacing wood and fossil fuels for household waste from cattle and pigs. Clean energy for Viet Nam one household at a time It prevents approximately 550,000 tonnes of GHG emissions from entering the atmosphere each year. The Biogas Program for Animal Husbandry Sector of VN is supporting the installation of biogas systems across Viet Nam which uses waste from household cattle and pigs…

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