The Hanoitimes - The Prime Minister has approved three foreign-funded development projects including fields of renewable energy, caring for disabled children and water management.
Accordingly, The Prime Minister has approved the “Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency” project using non-refundable official development assistance (ODA) from the German government. The project will be implemented from 2015-2017.
It aims to develop a systematic methodology for effective investment and use of renewable energies and build policies to facilitate investment in this field.
The “Disabilities Integration of Services and Therapies Network for Capacity and Treatment in Thai Binh province” project will be funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
The nearly 1.8 million USD project will be deployed from 2015-2019 in seven districts of the northern province Thai Binh.
The long-term target of the project is to improve the quality of life of children with disabilities under 6 years old and their families by implementing a comprehensive model of early childhood disability detection and intervention.
Also approved by the Prime Minster, the five-year “Vinh Phuc Flood Risk and Water Management” project will be provided with 220 million USD in loans by the World Bank. The project aims to strengthen flood management in the central catchment of the northern province, reduce disaster impacts on the livelihood of local people and improve the provincial ecosystem.