"Now, I am not afraid at all" - Resilient house brings relief in poor coastal village

With three sides facing the sea and many low-lying areas that are easily isolated or flooded, the vulnerable island commune of Tam Hai is often affected by disasters and extreme weather. Located in…  

It’s something we have dreamed of for a long time

Persons with disabilities, who rely on others for safety when storms arrive, are among the people most affected by disasters. Many experienced severe difficulties during the historic-level storms and…  

“This year, I can set my mind at ease”

Sitting in her resilient house, Mrs. Le Thi Dieu (of Tan Thinh hamlet, Tan Thuy commune, Le Thuy district) points to the 2.5m-high horizontal waterline left by the 2020 floods.  

Binh Dinh: The story of "mid-wives" of sea turtles

Recently, in the fishing village of Nhon Hai commune, Quy Nhon city, villagers and local authorities have been very happy and heartened to see female sea turtles coming ashore to lay their eggs and…  

From Quang Binh to Tokyo

an exemplary story of Cao Ngoc Hung, one of the first athletes from Viet Nam to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics  

The Dragon’s Jewels

One of the most popular attractions in Vietnam, Ha Long Bay, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with over 1,600 islands and islets spread over 43,400 hectares, forming a spectacular seascape that…  

Livestreaming from farm to table

Binh Thuan’s dragon fruit farmers promote their “green” and environment-friendly dragon fruits to the domestic market via livestreaming and e-commerce.  

Sweet success

In Viet Nam, smallholder farmers are turning to beekeeping and other alternative livelihoods for climate-resilient income in an initiative backed by the GCF and UNDP.  

Nature-based Solutions in youth climate projects

The Youth4Climate team at UNDP Viet Nam has curated a series of profiles and interviews with representatives from youth climate projects that apply Nature-based Solutions (NbS) to climate action.  

Learning From Stories of Made-in-Vietnam Social Innovation, as Told by 4 Experts

The stories were told concurrently, each participant could only choose one story to listen to. Then they had the chance to be in small groups with other people from different story circles to share…  

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