climate change

The 2016 National Business Forum in Hanoi. Credit: Oxfam Vietnam
On September 30th, around 100 guests participated in a National Business Forum on “Strengthening Disaster Resilience of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Viet Nam” organized jointly by the Assistance Center for SME-North Viet Nam (TAC-Hanoi), The Asia Foundation, ADPC and Oxfam, in...
Pre-COP22 conference on climate change in Hanoi. Credit: Oxfam Vietnam
On September 21st in Hanoi, the Climate Change Working Group (CCWG) under the NGO Resource Centre, currently chaired by Oxfam in Vietnam, organized an international conference. As a lead-up to COP 22 In Marrakech, the event focused on making Vietnam and its vulnerable people stronger in the face of...
Sopheap Meas in her rice field, Cambodia 2012. Credit: Simon Rawles/Oxfam
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that globally, 842 million people are currently undernourished.1 Shockingly, half of these hungry people are small-scale farmers and their families,2 for whom agriculture is a livelihood, providing food for their own needs and...
Ben Tre province in Vietnam’s southern Mekong Delta is extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and sea level rise. A large number of people live in the delta, which in some areas is less than two metres above sea level. The area is prone to seasonal and tidal flooding. For...
The Red River and Mekong deltas in the north and south of Vietnam are highly vulnerable to climate change. People in these areas are witnessing more extreme rainfall, more frequent typhoons and storm surges, and saltwater intrusion where saltwater mixes with freshwater. Livelihoods such as farming...
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