Germany, Australia Partner on Vietnam Green Development

Germany and Australia will help Vietnam address climate change and other environmental issues under a new partnership signed March 8 by German Minister of Development and Cooperation Dirk Niebel and AusAid Deputy Director Richard Moore, VOVnews reports. The two countries agreed on a joint program to finance Vietnam’s efforts to improve its coastal management capacity, conserve biological diversity and promote energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.