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Mid-term review conference of Korea Funded Project Vietlis2: The Vietnamese should master the VietLIS based Land Information System

On December 14, the Conference on Mid-term Review of Korea Funded Project Vietlis2 was organized by the MONRE General Department of Land Administration (GDLA) in collaboration with the Korea International Cooperation Agency in Viet Nam (KOICA). The Conference was co-chaired by MONRE Minister Tran Hong Ha and KOICA Chief Representative Kim Jinoh and attended by former Vice Minister Nguyen Manh Hien,...

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Keeping silt for the Mekong Delta

Presently, the Mekong Delta has more than four million hectares of land. In which, the agricultural land is 2.6 million hectares provided a major source of agricultural products for the whole country. The Mekong Delta is also interested in investing in the construction of many irrigational works to promote...

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Many positive results of the Water and Sanitation Program in small towns in Vietnam achieved

Over the past years, the Government of Finland has supported the Government of Vietnam through its implementing agency, the Ministry of Construction, in the investment in 22 clean water supply systems and 19 wastewater and environmental treatment systems under the program entitled "Water and sanitation...

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Inception Workshop “Supporting Implementation of Environment-Related SDGs in Asia and Pacific”

The Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in collaboration with the Asia Development Bank organized an Inception Workshop “Supporting Implementation of Environment-Related Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and Pacific”...

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Second Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open Ended Expert Group on Marine Litter and Microplastics

Pursuant to resolution UNEP/EA.3/Res.7 marine litter and microplastics of the United Nations Environment Assembly of December 2017, the Ad Hoc Open Ended Expert Group meetings are convened to further examine the barriers to and options for combating marine plastic litter and microplastics from all sources,...

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The 2nd OECD meeting of Mining Regions and Cities

The 2nd OECD meeting of Mining Regions and Cities, hosted by Australia, in the Northern Territory's capital of Darwin from 20-24 November 2018. With exposure to approximately 300 delegates from OECD member nations, the meeting provided a framework for the OECD, the mining industry, national and...

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Border Dialogue Meeting between Ozone and Customs Officers of Cambodia and Viet Nam to strengthen the cooperation in ODS and HFC trade control

The Border Dialogue Meeting between Ozone and Customs Officers of Cambodia and Viet Nam to strengthen the cooperation in Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) and HFC trade control will be held from 17 to 18 December 2018 in Svay Rieng, Cambodia. The Meeting will be facilitated by the United Nations Environment...

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Eighth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management

The Eighth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was held from 1 - 3 August 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. UN-GGIM seeks to promote international cooperation in the field of global geospatial information management,...

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Complete the legal framework for development of remote sensing

By building a development orientation for remote sensing in Vietnam by 2030 with a vision to 2040, remote sensing technology is not only used in state agencies but also in private entities and foreign organization.

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Capacity building to cope with disasters for the community

After two years of implementation, the project "Building community capacity to cope with natural disasters in the Mekong Delta" has contributed to building community capacity, mitigating the negative impacts of climate change to develop a coordinated mechanism among stakeholders in disaster risk prevention...

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Developing Earth observation satellite for Vietnam’s disaster forecasting

Japan International Cooperation Agency revealed as Vietnam and Japan are preparing to produce a radar satellite, namely LOTUSat-1. This satellite has high spatial resolution, from 1 m to 16 m, which means that it is observable for an object’s image in details of 1-16 m.

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