Blogs Label: Stories from the field

A Resilient Housing Credit Scheme Commenced in Dong Ha City

Stories from the field Author: Anh Tho Nguyen

On March 28, 2018, stakeholders in Dong Ha City, Quang Tri Province gather at the Meeting Hall of the City Fatherland’s Front to kick start a project to replicate the climate change resilient housing model previously implemented in Da Nang City to Dong Ha City. The workshop was organized by the Quang Tri Women’s Union in collaboration with ISET, and attended by the Vice Chairman of Dong Ha City People’s Committee, various city and provincial departments, and representatives of beneficiary wards’ People’s Committees and Women’s Unions.


Listening to women's voices in Vietnam's energy debate

Stories from the field Author: Rina Chandran

Vietnamese activist Khanh Nguy Thi knew early on that depending on coal to meet the country's growing demand for energy would be a disaster for its people and the environment. "Energy is important for economic development, and it also has a huge impact on the environment and the people. But there was very little involvement of the civil society in the government's energy plans," said Khanh.


Grappling With Climate Change in the Kingdom Of Happines

Stories from the field Author: Ruth Ramoifuila

For Bhutan, a tiny carbon-neutral country nestled in the Himalayas between India and China, climate change is not just an environmental problem but a serious challenge to sustainable development. See how Bhutan facing these challenges through an interview with Secretary Chencho Norbu, head of the National Environment Commission Secretariat.


Placing Young People at the Center of All Climate Negotiations

Stories from the field Author: Sohanur Rahman

Climate-related disasters pose a threat to the fundamental rights of children and youth in terms of their development and in different aspects of their lives and wellbeing. How does Bangladesh work on involving more youths into planning and program implementation?


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