Media’s role in respond to climate change enhanced

16:35 | 17/11/2014

VGP – A seminar themed “Media with climate change, agriculture and food security” was jointly organized on November 17 by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security.

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At the event, reporters and editors from media agencies were informed about negative impacts of climate change on socio-economic development, including the agriculture sector as well as solutions to coping with climate change.

The seminar aims to encourage the participation of the media in communication works in response to climate change and food security in Viet Nam, said Deputy Minister of MARD Le Quoc Doanh.

Earlier, PM Nguyen Tan Dung approved the National Strategy for disaster prevention, response and mitigation and issued the National target program to respond to climate change.

By Thuy Dung