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The main areas of focus in 2017 inspectionwork

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has sent dispatches to the provincial People's Committee Chairman to urge all levels and departments to implement the inspection and examination in the field of NRE.

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53 provinces established land registration office

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment said 53 out of 63 provinces have established and put land registration officesinto operation. The 10 remainingcities and provinces and cities including Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Yen Bai, Quang Ninh, Phu Tho, Hai Duong, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Quang Binhhave...

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Seek solutions to clean water and improvement of living environment for the community

With a view to study and seek solutions to clean water and improvement of living environment for the community from the central region, Central Highlands and southern provinces, Clean Water and the Environment Project (CWEP) will be implemented from December 2016 to December 2019.

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New discovery on biodiversity at Hoang Lien National Park

According to Hoang Lien National Park (Sapa), the research team of the National Park have discovered two new species of rhododendron: Rhododendron valentinianumand Rhododendron agastum var. pennivenium. These two species grow in rocky ravine in the Hoang Lien National Park (Sa Pa) at an altitude of 1,800-3,000...

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Sustainable management of coastal ecosystem

“Ecosystem Based Adaptation approach for Sustainable Management and Governance of Coastal Ecosystems (ENGAGE)” is the theme of a conference funded by APN, held by the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Vietnam and the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (Canada)...

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Vietnam proposes an additional Global Geopark

At the end of the past November, Cao Bang province completed its application dossier and submitted it to UNESCO for recognition as a Global Geopark (GG) which expected to have the final decisionby 2018.

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Vietnam has developed 65 satellite-based Global Positioning Stations

Vietnam Department of Survey and Mapping(Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment) has launchedthe investment project "Construction of the network of satellite-based global positioning stations(GPS) in the territory of Vietnam" and developed the first one atthe Moc Chau agricultural-meteorologicalstationin...

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Vietnam, India cooperate in remote sensing technology

At the invitation of H. E. Mr. Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam, the Prime Minister of the Republic of India H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi paid an Official Visit to the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam from September 02 - 03 2016. The two sides declared a joint statement...

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Implementation of the Law on Hydrometeorology

Law on Hydrometeorology was adopted by the National Assembly XIII at the 10th session on 23 November 2015 and took into effective from 01 July 2016. With the issuance of the Law on Hydrometeorology, after over 100 year history, the meteorological activities in Vietnam have been adjusted by the Law. ...

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Application of geographic information system

More than 300 scientists, managers, and lectures of universities, institutes and research centers, domestic and international experts have participated in a workshop on "Application of GIS nationwide in 2016" with the theme "For a sustainable earth" in Thua Thien – Hue province.

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