Vietnam and Denmark have signed an agreement which will extend Danish support to a joint climate change research project through 2013. 

Up to three projects will be selected for funding in 2011, with the project grants covering all costs involved.


Read more: Vietnam and Denmark Sign Research Agreement


Vietnam Flooding(VOV) - The Spanish Agency of International Development Cooperation (AECID) will fund a project on coping with climate change in Thai Nguyen and Quang Ninh provinces from 2011 to 2014.

The project will cost 650,000 euro, including 500,000 euro from the Spanish Government. It aims to ensure environmental management and sustainable welfare, to facilitate the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) action plan for coping with climate change.

Read more: Spain helps Vietnam cope with climate change



Dr. Nguyen Van Bo, chief of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Science, has been named to a newly-established international consensus on sustainable agriculture and climate change, created to confront threats to global food security.

The international group of 13 experts was launched March 11. They come from Australia, Brazil, Bangladesh, Britain, China, Ethiopia, France, Kenya, India, Mexico, South Africa, the United States and Vietnam.


Read more: Vietnamese official named to new global group on climate-food links


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