VietNamNet Bridge – In 2010, Prime Ministry approved the national programme on developing non-fired construction materials by 2020. United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam and Global Environment Fund have supported efforts to reduce pollution by sponsoring the project of “Accelerating production and use of non-fired bricks”. Việt Nam News’s Khoa Thu talks with UNDP Viet Nam Country Director Caitlin Wiesen on how Vietnam can promote green expenditure in the future.
|UNDP Viet Nam Country Director Caitlin Wiesen.
Non-fired bricks are still new to Vietnam’s market. Why have the UNDP and GEF decided to invest in the project and what are major achievements so far?
This is a very important project for the UNDP since non-fired bricks support companies to use waste from fossil fuel and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a way that can be greener, more effective and healthier for the planet. Continue reading “Vietnam embraces opportunities to be renewable viable”