Vietnam increases renewable energy sources in production.
Sea level rise scenarios facing Vietnam.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung urged the local authorities of the Mekong Delta region to respond in time to protect the lives and properties of residents in erosion-prone areas while conducting an inspection tour of U Minh district of Ca Mau province on May 29.
The 780-metre concrete dyke was put into use in Hoi An ancient town, the central coastal province of Quang Nam, on March 21 as part of measures to protect the UNESCO cultural heritage from severe erosion.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved water supply planning for the Mekong Delta region to 2030 with a vision to 2050, aiming to reduce average clean water loss to 18 percent in 2020.
At the workshop on “Environment – Climate Change – Aquaculture and Agriculture”, Cần Thơ city and Seine-Saint-Denis are selected to represent of Vietnam and France.
Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue emphasized that climate change is posing serious threats to the Mekong Delta, which produces half of Vietnam’s rice output and 65% of aquaculture products.
Solutions to the integrated management of water, energy and land resources to help the Mekong Delta adapt to climate change was the centre of discussion at a workshop in Can Tho city on June 13.
The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang has invested in 27 major projects focusing on coping with climate change, drought and sea water intrusion.
The Climate Change Adaption in the Mekong Delta (AMD) project in Tra Vinh will finance the multiplication of 28 production models deemed adaptive to climate change from now until end of 2015.