Project aims to plant more forests in coastal areas

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The Prime Minister has approved a project to expand coastal forest coverage, to 19.5 percent by 2020 from the current rate of 16.9 percent, in an effort to respond to climate change.

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More capital allocated for climate change response program

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More capital allocated for climate change response program

VGP – The PM has approved a VND3,000 billion sum sourced from the 2015 State budget to go to 16 transition projects under the financially-allocated Support Program to Respond to Climate Change in Viet Nam (SP-RCC), coastal mangrove forest projects, riverhead protective forest projects and urgent project in the SP-RCC list.

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Gov’t allots $140 mil to climate change projects

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Gov’t allots $140 mil to climate change projects

The Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to allot VND3 trillion (US$140.45 million) to climate change adaptation projects this year.

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Forest connection programme helps farmers improve lives

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Forest connection programme helps farmers improve lives

Afforestation and the development of wood products for the domestic market and export has become an effective production method, helping millions of famers in mountainous areas improve their lives.

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Hydropower investors face license withdrawal for not replanting forests

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Hydropower investors face license withdrawal for not replanting forests

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat and Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang have agreed to revoke the licenses of hydropower projects for not replanting forests in return for areas that have been chopped down to make room for their construction.

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Government urges implementation of PPP projects

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Government urges implementation of PPP projects

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has instructed the Ministry of Planning and Investment to urgently guide and speed up local and central agencies to determine suitable fields, choose potential projects with the high ability of capital reclaiming, draw up an investment list under Public Private Partnership (PPP) form.

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Hanoi authorities clamp down on illegal bars

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Hanoi authorities clamp down on illegal bars

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Social News 17/12

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Six farmers drown as fishing boat overturns

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Firms instructed to replant forests

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Firms instructed to replant forests

Businesses that deliberately delayed the replanting of forests would have their operating licences revoked, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat said yesterday.

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Germany provides non-refundable aid for Vietnam

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Germany provides non-refundable aid for Vietnam

The German Government will provide non-refundable aid worth 8 million EUR for a project on forest ecosystem protection and management in Vietnam.

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Dong Nai’s wooden product exports exceed 760 million USD

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

The southern province of Dong Nai generated more than 760 million USD in revenue from exporting wooden products in the first ten months of the year, representing an increase of 6 percent over the same period last year.

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Agriculture to eliminate “bottlenecks” in bid to attract FDI

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Agriculture to eliminate “bottlenecks” in bid to attract FDI

Agriculture, one of the most competitive economic sectors in Vietnam, needs to develop a long-term strategy to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), which has fallen in recent years.

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Deputy PM urges forestry sector to accelerate restructuring

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

The forestry sector is in urgent need of restructuring in order to improve the productivity and quality of forests, increase the added value of processed wooden products, and promote market expansion for timber products, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai said.

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PM’s visit paves way for fresh deals with Germany

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

The upcoming official Germany visit of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, spanning October 14-15, is promising to create new deals between the two countries, especially in trade and investment, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Nguyen Thi Hoang Anh.

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Donors praise Vietnam’s climate change adaptation efforts

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

International donors highly valued the Vietnamese Government’s efforts to improve policy on climate change adaptation, and pledged their continued support for Vietnam, representatives from the Support Programme to Respond to Climate Change (SP-RCC) announced in a meeting in Hanoi on October 8.

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