The agreement from 2017 to 2020 aims to enhance cooperation between the two ministries in connection with State managment activities.
The two agencies will cooperate to review, adjust and issue policies and legal documents on natural resources and environment, and agriculture and rural development, including protection of bio-diversity, water resources, sea environment, agricultural restruction and new rural development.
The cooperation will also include implementation of projects and programmes related to the two ministries.
Further, the two ministries will conduct inspections and give instructions for the execution of agriculture and environment-related policies and laws.
Sharing information and databases aimed at improving awareness of climate change impact, natural resource management and environment protection is also mentioned in the agreement.
MARD has pledged to effectively fulfil terms of the agreement and instruct local agriculture departments to carry out related agricuture development and environment protection policies, the minister said.
Meanwhile, MNRE Minister Trần Hồng Hà said the agreement between the two ministries would lift obstacles on mechanism and policies, ensuring benefits for people and the society.
The agreement would also help to promote sustainable development in agriculture production and environment protection, Hà said.
Source: Viet Nam News | 13 July 2017