TOPIC TRAINING: CLIMATE CHANGE RESPONSE, DISASTER RISK REDUCTION – PROJECT COMPONENT “BUILDING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT RESIDENTIAL AREA MODEL”

From August 2 to August 5, 2022, the Center for Development of Community Initiative and Environment (C&E) organized a training session on the topics: “Air pollution, climate change response, disaster risk reduction”, part of the project component “Building a model of sustainable residential areas in Thanh Khe and Hoa Vang districts, Da Nang city” within […]

INSTALLATION OF WATER REUSE SYSTEM AT THIEN MA COMPANY LIMITED

On July 30-31, 2022, at Thien Ma One Member Company Limited, the Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (INEST) organized the installation of a water reuse system from the aquatic production wastewater treatment system of the Company. The activity is a part of the initiative “Promoting water reuse initiatives according to the circular economy approach” […]

INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RELATED TO WATER RESOURCES

💦Have you ever thought that water could also be the cause of war? 💦Increasing population, frequent droughts, and floods with accumulative severe destruction… make the need to find and use water resources more and more intense so that it might become the cause of a new war – the war for water. 💦According to forecasts, […]

WATER SCARCITY – GLOBAL CHALLENGE

💧Did you know that 2 billion people on earth do not have access to safe and clean water? Every 20 seconds, a child dies from diseases related to the lack of clean water and sanitation? 💧2025: Approximately 35% of the global population is expected to be severely water deficient. 💧2030: Human demand for water will […]

HOW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY SAVED 2000 TREES

Paper is a widely used material in our daily lives, but little do we know about how much paper is produced from a single tree. Mr. Nguyen Duy Khanh, a digital expert, said: “On average, 16.67g of paper, equivalent to 8333.3 sheets of paper, could be made from a single tree. By publishing over 7 […]

Field visit to Da Nang for the project “Collective Actions for Water Conservation”

The project “Collective Actions for Water Conservation” (CAWACON), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with CECR as the coordinating agency is currently being implemented in Hanoi and Da Nang. The 5 major components of the project in Da Nang include (1) Preventing water pollution at the Tho Quang fishing port; (2) […]

Integrating water resource management and conservation model into village convention

On July 5, the Center for Environmental Economics has organized the training session: “Building a basin-based water resource management and conservation model for the people in Dy village, Minh Quang commune, Ba Vi district”. The activity is within the “Building a basin-based water resource management and conservation model, experimental application for Ba Vi National Park […]

Publication launch event: “Water Security: Concepts, Comprehension and Approaches”

On June 30, in Hanoi, the Service and Event Center, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, in collaboration with the Center for Environmental and Community Research (CECR) held a launch ceremony for the publication “Water Security: Concepts, Comprehension and Approaches”. The event is within the “Collective Action for Water Conservation” project, sponsored by the […]

MINAMATA: THE DEADLY DISEASE CAUSED BY MERCURY-CONTAMINATED WATER IN JAPAN

Right during its economic miracle in the late 60s – early 70s, Japan faced a terror called The Disaster of Minamata, a large-scale methylmercury poisoning caused by the daily consumption of large quantities of fish and shellfish that were heavily contaminated from Minamata Bay. The disease was first discovered in Minamata, Kumamoto Prefecture in 1956 […]

Community Training: “Water resource protection in the Vu Gia – Thu Bon river basin and promote community-based initiatives on reducing water pollution”

On June 16 and 18, 2022, CEWAREC and the Department of Minerals & Water Resources organized the Training Course: “Water resource protection in the Vu Gia – Thu Bon river basin and promote community-based initiatives on reducing water pollution”, within the framework of the “Collective Action for Water Conservation” Project. The project is sponsored by […]