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IKI SMALL GRANTS 5TH CALL OPEN UNTIL 13 MARCH 2024

Small organisations in ODA-eligible countries can apply for funding for climate and biodiversity projects. The IKI Small Grants call for proposals is open until 13…

Transforming Vietnam’s Tomorrow: Sustainable Carbon Pricing Unleashed

Vietnam is on the cusp of a momentous transformation, spearheaded by the Vietnam Partnership for Market Implementation (PMI) Project. This pioneering initiative, supported by the…

HOW CAFÉ-REDD IS EMPOWERING SMALL BUSINESSES AGAINST DEFORESTATION

If you have never been to Lac Duong, imagine a small district with K’ho people where coffee farms and greenhouse meet pine forests in Viet…

FROM DECISION TO IMPLEMENTATION: CONTINUED GOVERNMENT-LED EFFORTS TO SCALE OUT THE AGRO-CLIMATIC BULLETINS IN THE MEKONG RIVER DELTA, VIETNAM

Following the approval from Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development (MARD) on scaling Agro-climatic Bulletins (ACBs) in Mekong River Delta (MRD), the Vietnam government has…

“ENHACING RESILIENCE OF VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES TO COUNTER CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS” – FINAL PROJECT WORKSHOP

“Climate change has been very complicated nowadays, the project came in to support vulnerable groups to help them become resilient to climate change. It is…

IKI VIET NAM NETWORKING WORKSHOP 2023 – FROM COMMITMENTS TO ACTIONS

Hanoi, 17 October 2023.  At their annual gathering, the implementers of the International Climate Initiative (IKI) pledged their strong support to the implementation of Vietnam’s…

LAUNCH OF THE JET-CR COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE FOR JUST ENERGY TRANSITION

August 10, 2023 – The “Innovation Regions for a Just Energy Transition” Project (IKI JET) announced a groundbreaking initiative for knowledge exchange and collaboration. The…

BEM bioenergy project: A journey towards a green Viet Nam  

A bioenergy project of the International Climate Initiative (IKI) concluded in late September 2023, after four years of unremitting efforts to the development of clean…

NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS: ACHIEVING CLIMATE TARGETS AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IN VIET NAM- A COP28 SIDE EVENT FOSTERS DIALOGUE AND COLLABORATION

On December 10th, 2023, the Viet Nam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)…

VIETNAM MINISTERIAL AND MEKONG DELTA PROVINCIAL AGENCIES INTRODUCED TO SAND BUDGET MODELLING

Can Tho, July 2023 – Under the framework of the Sustainable Sand Management Project funded by IKI (IKI SMP), WWF-Viet Nam and VNDDMA* co-organized a…

BUILDING A CLIMATE-RESILIENT ECONOMY IN VIET NAM THROUGH MACROECONOMIC MODELLING

“Climate change has impact on the entire economy, and this reality needs to be addressed. Governments are therefore required to assess the economic impact of…

A TASTE OF SUSTAINABILITY: SNV PROMOTING DEFORESTATION FREE ARABICA COFFEE IN LAC DUONG, VIETNAM

SNV in Vietnam recently collaborated with the People's Committee of Lac Duong District (Lam Dong Province, Vietnam) to organize the event "A Taste of Sustainability:…

NEW E-LEARNING COURSE ON NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS

In the frame of a wider GIZ initiative across several countries, the Sector Network Natural Resources and Rural Development Asia and the Pacific (SNRD AP),…

“ECOSYSTEM-BASED ADAPTATION IN THE NORTH CENTRAL COAST OF VIETNAM: RESTORATION AND CO-MANAGEMENT OF DEGRADED DUNES AND MAN-GROVES”: NATIONAL CONFERENCE CREATES PLATFORM FOR KNOWLEDGE SHARING

With the effects of climate change continuing to be felt around the world, communities across Vietnam’s 3,200 km coastline are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather…

EXPERT EXCHANGE: THE JUST TRANSITION TOOLBOX FOR COAL REGIONS – KNOWLEDGE NEEDS IN SOUTH-EAST-ASIAN CONTEXT

On 10 May 2023, the workshop “The Just Transition Toolbox for Coal Regions - knowledge needs in the South-East-Asian context” with the participants from Viet…

REGIONAL TECHNICAL TRAINING ON GHG EMISSIONS QUANTIFICATION AND MEASURES IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR FOR ASIA-PACIFIC

Ha Long, 9th to 11th May 2023, a 3-day technical training workshop on “GHG emissions quantification and prioritising policies, actions and measures in the transport…

SUSTAINING CLIMATE RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE MEKONG RIVER DELTA: GOVERNMENT SUPPORT AND RECOGNITION FOR SCALING AGRO-CLIMATIC BULLETINS

Developed within the context of DeRISK SE Asia project, Agro-Climatic Bulletins (ACBs) provide localized climate- and weather-based recommendations, supporting farmers’ planning and crop management. Their…

IMPROVING TRADITIONAL CATTLE DIET AND BETTER MANAGEMENT OF ANIMAL WASTE IN CIRCULAR ECONOMY MODEL USING RICE STRAW

The livestock sector is responsible for up to 30% of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the agricultural sector and as such provides a high…

KICK-OFF WORKSHOP ON “NATIONAL ELECTRIC VEHICLE ROADMAP DEVELOPMENT”

On 31st March 2023 Viet Nam’s efforts for net-zero emissions were supported by the kick-off workshop for the national electric vehicle roadmap development, co-organised by…

WORKSHOP ON DRAFT TECHNICAL GUIDELINES FOR THE MRV OF LULUCF, AND REVIEW ON FOREST CARBON CREDIT EXCHANGE PROJECTS

On Monday, 27th February 2023, the VN-SIPA in collaboration with the Vietnamese Forestry Administration, cohosted a “Consultation Workshop on Draft Technical Guidelines for the Measurement,…

CLIMATE-FRIENDLY TRANSFORMATION OF NITRIC ACID PRODUCTION

Aiming at the climate-friendly transformation of the nitric acid sector on a global scale, the German Government initiated the Nitric Acid Climate Action Group (NACAG).…

CAFÉ-REDD: ESTABLISHING AN INCUBATOR/ACCELERATOR FUND TO ENHANCE AGRICULTURAL MARKET ACCESS AND VALUE CHAINS FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN RURAL AREAS.

Lac Duong – In 2016, Thao Nguyen initiated the Chappi Mountains coffee project in Tu Poh village where 95% of the population was K’ho ethnic…

LOW EMISSION BUILDING MATERIALS FOR LOW CARBON HOUSING PROGRAM

On 16 March 2023, the workshop on “Low emission Building Materials for Low carbon Housing Program” was hosted by Viet Nam Association of Building Materials…

BUILDING CAPACITY FOR CLIMATE RISK ASSESSMENTS IN VIETNAM: A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH FROM CSI PROJECT

Vietnam has been ranked among the most dynamic emerging economies around the globe for the past decade [1], thanks partly to the support of infrastructure…

IKI BRIDGES VIET NAM AND SOUTH KOREA ON BIOENERGY DEVELOPMENT

As a part of the IKI bioenergy project Vietnamese partners have visited South Korea to have international exchanges on bioenergy development and energy transition.   …

ABOUT THE SOUTHEAST ASIA INFORMATION PLATFORM FOR THE ENERGY TRANSITION (SIPET)

BACKGROUND In a small survey of energy transition stakeholders in Southeast Asia, respondents highlighted common challenges they face. These include a lack of institutional capacity,…

THÔNG CÁO BÁO CHÍ – Hội thảo tổng kết dự án “Hỗ trợ Việt Nam thực hiện Thỏa thuận Paris về biến đổi khí hậu” (VN-SIPA)  

Hà Nội, 31/03/2023 – Hôm nay, Hội thảo tổng kết dự án “Hỗ trợ Việt Nam thực hiện Thỏa thuận Paris về biến đổi khí…

PRESS RELEASE – Closing workshop for the project “Support to Viet Nam for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement”

Hanoi, 31/03/2023 – On 31/03/2023, the closing workshop for the project “Support to Viet Nam for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement” (VN-SIPA) was held.…

KHÁNH THÀNH CÁC GIẢI PHÁP THÍ ĐIỂM THÍCH ỨNG BIẾN ĐỔI KHÍ HẬU DỰA VÀO HỆ SINH THÁI TẠI TP. ĐỒNG HỚI, TỈNH QUẢNG BÌNH

Sở Tài nguyên và Môi trường tỉnh Quảng Bình và Dự án “Hỗ trợ Việt Nam Thực hiện Thỏa thuận Paris” (VN-SIPA) đồng tổ chức…

INAUGURATION CEREMONY FOR PILOT MODELS OF URBAN ECOSYSTEM-BASED ADAPTATION MEASURES IMPLEMENTED IN DONG HOI CITY, QUANG BINH PROVINCE

On 10 February the inauguration ceremony for the models of urban ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) measures, including ‘Green Walls and Green Roofs’, ‘Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems’,…

IKI SMALL GRANTS NEWS

IKI Small Grants 4th Call open until 15 March 2023  Small organisations in ODA-eligible countries can apply for funding of climate and biodiversity projects. The…

RESTORATION OF DEGRADED COASTAL FORESTS IN NORTH CENTRAL COAST OF VIETNAM

Intact coastal forests such as mangroves and forested sand dunes mitigate the impacts of extreme weather, erosion, and salinization. They are often classified as protection…

A just transition fuelled and led by young people in Vietnam

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and environmental non-profit Live & Learn initiate Green Youth Labs: a training and mentoring programme for innovation and a socially equitable energy transition in…

NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON “SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TRANSITION – GOVERNANCE, FINANCE AND TECHNOLOGY”

Viet Nam is striving to realize the country’s strong commitment on decarbonization through just and sustainable energy transition. The country's greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction…

UPDATED NATIONALLY DETERMINED CONTRIBUTION (NDC) IN 2022: REALIZING VIETNAM’S COMMITMENT TO ACHIEVING NET-ZERO GHG EMISSIONS BY 2050

On September 11, 2022, the official website of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) recognized Vietnam’s submission of the updated Nationally Determined…

BIOGAS SYMPOSIUM 2022 TO UNLOCK VIET NAM’S POTENTIAL FOR COP26 COMMITMENTS

Viet Nam faces both legal and technological barriers to biogas resource development at medium and large scales despite great potential to use biogas. To pursue…

ANALYSING THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF MORE CLIMATE-RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE MEKONG DELTA

Vietnam is among the top ten countries most vulnerable to climate change due to its location in the path of numerous storms, extensive coastline, and…

SYNERGIES OF GREEN RECOVERY AND ENERGY TRANSITION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Promoting regional exchange on the opportunities and challenges of the transition to a green energy system in Southeast Asia For six weeks, the IKI projects…

ENERGY CROP CULTIVATION COULD PLAY A STRONG ROLE IN THE RECULTIVATION OF MINING AREAS IN VIETNAM IN THE FUTURE

As part of the IKI project on "Cultivation of Energy Crops on Disused Mining Sites in Vietnam", implemented by Independent Institute for Environmental Issues (UfU),…

SCALING AGRO-CLIMATIC BULLETINS: IMPROVING FAMER DECISION MAKING WITH GOVERNMENTAL PARTNERS IN VIETNAM

Making Agro-Climatic Bulletins with local partners in the Mekong River Delta. Photo/The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, 2022 Key messages: Climate information services are…

VIET NAM MEKONG DELTA DEMANDS A SUSTAINABLE SAND MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR ITS 2021-2030, VISION 2050 DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

The First progress report workshop of Sand Budget and River Geomorphology Stability Plan (RGS Plan) for Viet Nam Mekong Delta (VMD) was held with the…

INFRASTRUCTURE PRACTIONNERS UNITE TO REDUCE CLIMATE RISKS

The IKI project „Enhancing Climate Services for Infrastructure Investments (CSI)” works with its partners to help them make climate-risk informed decisions about their infrastructures. The…

A SERIES OF WORKSHOPS ON CLIMATE CHANGE ASSESSEMENT AND ECOSYSTEM-BASED ADAPTATION IN URBAN AREAS WAS HELD IN QUANG BINH

Dong Hoi City, located in Central Vietnam, known as the heartland of economic and culture of Quang Binh Province, has witnessed several climate hazards such…

TRAINING ON GREENHOUSE GAS INVENTORY IN TRANSPORT

From 23 to 25 August, the Department of Environment under the Ministry of Transport (MOT) and GIZ, within the framework of the Vietnam component of…

CAFÉ-REDD: EXTENDING PUBLIC-PRIVATE COOPERATION FOR SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES IN LAM DONG

In April 2022, the IKI approved a costed two-year extension for the Coffee Agroforestry and Forest Enhancement for REDD+ (Café REDD) Project implemented by the…

KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER ON CLIMATE PROTECTION IN THE CHEMISTRY SUB-SECTOR

A delegation that consisted of various experts from Vietnam, Argentina, Ghana, Thailand paid a visit to Germany from 21 August to 27 August 2022, to…

Sustainable Sand Management Project addressing increasing excessive sand exploitation in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta

Not only causing erosion, unsustainable sand mining is affecting the Mekong ecosystem and threatening the stability of local people’s livelihoods and global food security. Sand…

Vietnam’s civil aviation sector prepares towards CORSIA

Pursuant to the Law on Environmental Protection dated June 23, 2014 (which was amended in 2020) and following requirements by the International Civil Aviation Organisation…

Climate-informed decisions for resilient infrastructure in the Mekong Delta

Vietnam and especially the Mekong Delta is prone to extreme weather events and slow-onset disasters like sea level rise. The Government of Vietnam (GoV) has…

New irrigation Decision Support System helps cassava to reduce drought risk and target higher yield

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) have partnered with the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) to conduct a series of investigations into the yield…

Preventing the next pandemic

In the last decade, Southeast Asia has been at the center of global attention regarding emerging infectious diseases. There, large-scale changes in human ecology, including…

The role of bioenergy in contributing to Vietnam’s COP26 commitments

Vietnam’s Prime Minister announced that the nation will achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, reduce methane emissions by 30% until 2030, and prevent and…

Strengthening climate resilience by putting people at the core – Mekong WET grantees in Viet Nam

“Mekong WET: Building Resilience of Wetlands in the Lower Mekong Region” (Mekong WET) has provided funding to five small grant projects in Vietnam with an…

Promising results from the harvest of cassava grown on post-mining areas as feedstock for bioethanol production

From 2015 to 2018, a German-Vietnamese project consortium[1] implemented the pilot project “Climate Protection through Energy Plants (CPEP)” funded by IKI. Due to an emerging…

Green Youth labs: Training programme for innovation and a socially equitable energy transition

Vietnam is experiencing high economic growth rates, combined with a rapidly growing energy demand. Although the expansion of renewable energies (solar, wind) is gaining momentum,…

Potential and opportunities of green energy in Vietnam

From 15 to 19 November 2021, a block seminar on wind power technology was organized by the IKI-funded project CASE Vietnam and other partners. Aiming…

Restoring degraded coastal forests is an effective EbA measure

With more than 3,200 km of coastline, Viet Nam is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, especially typhoons. Tropical storms like the series…

SUSTAINABLE SAND MINING: AN OBLIGATION FOR A RESILIENT MEKONG DELTA

The Project titled "Drifting Sands: Mitigating the impacts of climate change in the Mekong Delta through public and private sector engagement in the sand industry"…

GIZ promotes rice as new green energy in Vietnam

As one of world’s top rice-producing countries, Vietnam has great potential to generate biomass energy from rice husks – a byproduct of rice processing that otherwise often…

Navigating the transition to low-carbon and resilient buildings: Vietnam NDC Buildings Roadmap to 2050

In Vietnam, the building and construction sector has a key strategic role for the economic and sustainable development of the country. Recognizing its role in…

VN-SIPA supports the development of sectoral NDC Implementation Plans

The project “Support to Vietnam for the implementation of the Paris Agreement” supports relevant line ministries in the mainstreaming of NDC targets into the sectors.…

Green Cooling Initiative III launched

The global BMU IKI project Green Cooling Initiative has started its third phase, commissioned in August 2021 and running until July 2024. The main objective…

CASE and leading Think Tanks call for widening lens beyond net-zero to enable immediate action

On 12 November 2021, a new report titled “Beyond Net Zero: Empowering Climate Mitigation by Linking to Development Goals” was issued by leading climate and energy think-tanks…

CRED programme launches training on modelling the macro-economic impacts of adaptation measures

The global programme "Policy Advice for Climate Resilient Economic Development" (CRED) supports adaptation planning at the national level in Vietnam, Kazakhstan and Georgia. Local modellers…

Local agro-climatic advisories support decision-making for Tieng Giang and Ninh Thuan farmers for the summer-autumn season

The DeRISK Southeast Asia Vietnam Country team worked closely with the Department of Crop Production (DCP), provincial and district authorities, and experienced farmers to co-produce…

Key bioenergy subsectors for electricity generation in Viet Nam

The GIZ Bioenergy project in Viet Nam recently concluded a study on ‘Subsector analysis to utilise bioenergy for heat and power generation.’ Based on a…

Study of electric mobility development in Viet Nam

An assessment under the NDC-TIA project aims to identify the current context, challenges, and opportunities with regards to electric mobility development in order to develop…

Ho Chi Minh City selected as an NDC-TIA pilot city for electric mobility

Ho Chi Minh City has been selected as a pilot city for the NDC-TIA in Vietnam. The city’s investment in large-scale public transport infrastructure, such…

Developing a Monitoring and Evaluation System for climate change adaptation in agriculture

On 5 July 2021, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MARD) Planning Department and the GIZ “Support to Viet Nam for the Implementation of…

Reducing livelihood vulnerability through Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) interventions in Ha Tinh

Ha Tinh is one of the provinces most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Common hazards include heatwaves and droughts, storms, heavy rains and…

Vietnam contributes to Transport and Climate Change Week

At the Transport Week and Climate Change’s first dedicated Asia session, the Department of Environment of Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport discussed with representatives from the…

DeRISK Southeast Asia provides a COVID-19 safe field irrigation installation in Yen Bai

In the hilly region of Yen Bai in the north of Vietnam, many farmers have been encouraged to replace their tea gardens with fruit trees,…

A Toolbox for Vietnamese provinces to enhance their air quality management

In 2019, the Vietnamese National Assembly decided to amend the Vietnamese Law on Environmental Protection (LEP), including the chapter on air quality management. This cross-cutting…

CRED Program Publishes Climate Economic Modelling Practitioner’s Guide

The Policy Advice for Climate Resilient Economic Development (CRED) program supports the three pilot countries Georgia, Kazakhstan and Vietnam in the development of human and…

Virtual exhibition promotes bioenergy technology partnerships in Vietnam

A virtual exhibition on technology cooperation in Vietnam’s bioenergy sector took place on 27 May 2021 in Hanoi. Participants included representatives of nearly 90 national…

Vietnam continues its journey towards climate-friendly nitric acid production

In recent months, Vietnam has taken further steps towards climate-friendly nitric acid production with the support of the IKI-funded Nitric Acid Climate Action Group (NACAG).…

High-level Steering Committee Meeting by the VN-SIPA project

On 14 April, the Vice Minister of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Le Cong Thanh, and the German Deputy Ambassador, Weert Boerner, co-chaired the second…

NDC Transport Initiative Viet Nam launched: “For our climate, transport decarbonization is key”

On 15 March 2021, Le Anh Tuan, Vice Minister of Transport, and Helene Paust, Deputy Head of Development Cooperation of the German Embassy co-chaired the…

Vietnam Housing NAMA among top range of 58 NAMAs submitted to the 7th Call of the NAMA Facility

In September 2020, GIZ together with both the Ministry of Construction (MOC) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) completed an Outline for…

Urban Pathways launches electric Bike Sharing Scheme in Hanoi

Urban Pathways is preparing to launch its e-Bike Sharing pilot in Hanoi, based on the results of a users’ needs assessment that served to aid…

BEM Project contributes research to Vietnam’s upcoming 8th Master Plan on Power Development

GIZ and the Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority (EREA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) are jointly conducting a study on bioenergy for…

New partnership aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the low-cost housing building segment

On January 6, Mr Ha Quang Hung, Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Construction’s Housing and Real Estate Market Management Bureau (HREM) and Mr…

Unlocking the co-benefits of climate action

The COBENEFITS project has published a new policy report, compiling key findings of its Vietnam Assessment series. The report quantifies the co-benefits of renewables in…

Modelling Climate Resilient Economic Development

The Policy Advice for Climate Resilient Economic Development (CRED) programme supports the three pilot countries Georgia, Kazakhstan and Vietnam in the development of human and…

“Electric two-wheelers project” completes research work

A Workshop to launch the final report on the research work for “Mainstreaming electric mobility in Vietnam" (focusing on two-wheelers) was conducted at the University…

NDC Action Project support to commence in Vietnam in 2021

A new IKI-funded project, titled "NDC Action", will support Vietnam to translate their NDC into concrete sector strategies and actions ready for financing and implementation. Building…

Student awards strengthen the foundations for green building design

On 11 December 2020, Vice Minister Le Quang Hung, the Ministry of Construction, and Mr Kia Fariborz, Director of the SIPA Programme and leading the…

Citizens Engagement Platform launched for Hanoi citizens` contribution to a green capital

Under the “Ambitious City Promises” project, ICLEI Southeast Asia is collaborating with three Vietnamese cities, namely Hanoi City, Son Tay district and Soc Son district.…

Policy Report Viet Nam: The social and economic opportunities of renewable energies

The social and economic opportunities presented by the global energy transformation are spurring the growth of renewable energy (RE) generation in many countries. So-called co-benefits…

New Circular for aviation sector on the management of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

The Ministry of Transportation promulgated a Circular for the domestic aviation sector on 28 September 2020. This Circular makes an important contribution to the standardization…

Combating climate change through sustainable sand mining in the lower Mekong

The Mekong Delta in southwest Vietnam extends over 40,500 square kilometres; here the mighty river forks little by little into nine arms, which in turn…

Climate Protection through Sustainable Bioenergy Markets in Vietnam (BEM) project launched

Two kick-off workshops for the ‘Climate Protection through Sustainable Bioenergy Markets in Vietnam’ (BEM) project took place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in…

Development of a National Green Housing Programme

A young and growing population in Vietnam means there is a huge demand for new housing, especially amongst young urban families. Following the success of…

Upscaling of carbon-net neutral housing planned

Since late 2019, the Ministry of Construction (MOC) has been developing a project idea for a mitigation action in the housing sector, and successfully submitted…

Clean Air Day

Viet Nam celebrates International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

On 7 September, the very first International Day of Clean Air for blue skies was held. This international day was originated by the United Nations…

Securing the conservation of biodiversity and forests across the Greater Mekong Region

The Greater Annamites mountain range is an area of high biodiversity, unique endemism, and includes one of the largest continuous natural forest areas in continental…

Applying seasonal climate forecasting to support climate risk management in Vietnam

Vietnam is severely affected by adverse climate change impacts and variability with significant losses to GDP, which is posing a great challenge to achieving the…

EbA Project in the Mekong Delta closes successfully: 15,600 ha of mangroves restored

A closing workshop on 9 January 2020 in Ho Chi Minh City marked the conclusion of the “Scaling up Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) in the Mekong…

IKI interface project “SIPA” gains momentum

On 24 February, the first Steering Committee meeting of the “Support to Vietnam for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (SIPA)” project took place, gathering…

Launch of two extensive regional IKI programmes with Vietnamese components

The BMU has commissioned two large IKI programmes that both have a focus in Vietnam: The NDC Transport Initiative for Asia and the project “Clean…

Networking Workshop for the IKI Community in Vietnam

--> Download the IKI Workshop Documentation On 31 October, the first IKI Vietnam networking workshop took place in Hanoi. Around 60 representatives from IKI projects,…

Outputs of the SHIFT SEA Project to accelerate low-carbon development in Vietnam

On 31 October, the regional ”Shifting financial flows to invest in low-carbon development in Southeast Asia” (SHIFT SEA)  IKI project came to completion. SHIFT SEA…

Innovative insurance solutions to help manage climate risk in Vietnam

Coffee is one of the most important agricultural crops in Vietnam. The estimated value of coffee exports is approximately USD 2.8 billion per annum. However,…

IKI-funded SIPA Project contributes to enhanced gender responsiveness under the national NDC process

In Vietnam, women often have less access to and control over resources and have a limited voice in decision-making processes. This leaves women more vulnerable…

Unlocking climate-resilient economic development in Vietnam

On 25 November, 60 participants met in Hanoi for a kick-off workshop for the IKI global programme “Policy Advice for Climate Resilient Economic Development (CRED)”,…

The Secretariat of the Nitric Acid Climate Action Group (NACAG) concludes Technical Feasibility Study

In August, a team of experts from the NACAG Secretariat, accompanied by a representative of the First Secretary on Environment from the German Embassy in…

Enhanced capacity for climate-risk-informed infrastructure investment planning

The results workshop of the global IKI project “Enhancing Climate Services for Infrastructure Investments (CSI)” was jointly organized by the MPI and GIZ on 25…

New study points out pathways to climate-smart transport

The Vietnamese Ministry of Transport, the World Bank (WB) and GIZ recently launched a study laying out a pathway to a low-carbon and climate-resilient transport…

Highlights from the Urban Pathways project in Vietnam

The global Urban Pathways IKI project has successfully established a facility to support national and local governments to develop low-carbon plans for basic urban services.…

Public-Private Partnerships for sustainable landscapes in Lam Dong

In late 2018, the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) Vietnam received formal approval from BMU/IKI for grant funding for a project which aims to promote an…

Honda sponsors 50 e-scooters for research on “Mainstreaming Electric Mobility in Vietnam”

On 28 March, a signing ceremony took place to officially announce the cooperation between the National Traffic Safety Committee, the University of Transport Technology (UTT)…

IKI-COBENEFITS Employment Impact Study: Renewable energy create more jobs than fossil fuels

The expansion of renewable energy in Vietnam will not only benefit the climate, but also the labour market - this is the conclusion of a…

Bilateral EbA IKI project to restore 500 hectares of degraded coastal zone in Central Vietnam

The project "Ecosystem-Based Adaptation in the North-Central Coast of Vietnam: Restoration and Co-Management of Degraded Dunes and Mangroves", which was launched in April 2018, has…

Climate services for a resilient infrastructure in Vietnam´s Mekong Delta

The global IKI project “Improved Climate Services Infrastructure Investment (CSI)” is helping Vietnam to make its infrastructure more resilient to adverse climate change impacts. As…

“Clean Air – Green Hanoi Day” showcases IKI project engagement

In response to World Environment Day, the IKI project “Air Quality Management and Climate Change Mitigation” joined the “Clean Air – Green Hanoi Day”, which…

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