The Adaptation in the Mekong Delta (AMD) project on climate change resilience and sustainable rural development kicked off in Ben Tre and Tra Vinh provinces on Thursday. The U$49 million project will be carried out by the International Fund for Agricultural Development until 2020.
It aims to provide sustainable livelihoods for women and ethnic or rural poor households in a changing environment and to strengthen their capacity to better contend with climate change.
SAI GON GIAI PHONG (Liberated Sai Gon)
Domestic enterprises pay less for technology
A recent survey in 100 enterprises in Ha Noi and HCM City conducted by the Ministry of Science and Technology shows that the expense on technology innovation in Vietnamese enterprises makes up only 0.2-0.3 of their total income.
According to the survey, 52 per cent of enterprises are using low technology, 38 per cent medium technology, and only 10 per cent high technology.
THOI BAO KINH TE VIET NAM (Vietnam Economic Times)
Bac Giang builds spiritual complex
The northern province of Bac Giang's People's Committee has begun construction of the Tay Yen Tu Spiritual Complex in Dong Son District. The 13.8 ha complex is located on the path of the northern side of Yen Tu Mountain. It costs VND305 billion ($14.5 million).
DAU TU (Vietnam Investment Reviews)