Green growth in Ha Long Bay of northeastern Quang Ninh province was the topic of a workshop jointly held by the provincial People’s Committee and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on April 18.
The workshop on green growth in Ha Long Bay takes place on April 18 (Photo: VNA)
Scientists and researchers affirmed that green growth is the top concern of most countries in the world, especially in the context that the world is entering the 4th Industrial Revolution, and witnessing the green consumption trend.
The promotion of green growth in Quang Ninh and Ha Long Bay in particular is not exception, the stressed.
Norihiko Inoue, chief advisor of JICA, said the event offered a chance for JICA to introduce its green growth project in Quang Ninh and cooperation between Quang Ninh and Shiga prefecture of Japan, as well as giving information about the locality’s green growth strategy.
Previously, with assistance of the international community, especially the Japanese Government, Quang Ninh and JICA signed the minutes of discussion in 2015 on the project to promote green growth in Ha Long Bay. The project is being carried out from November 2015 and December 2019, aiming to reduce pollution and foster sustainable economic and tourism growth. VNA