Un extracto del documento presentado a la Sexta Reunión del Órgano Rector del Tratado Internacional sobre los Recursos Fitogenéticos para la Alimentación y la Agricultura
Las lecciones y recomendaciones de política presentadas a continuación, son parte de un documento presentado en la 6 Reunión del Órgano Rector del Tratado Internacional sobre los Recursos Fitogenéticos para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (TIRFAA). Este documento fue entregado conjuntamente por:
Il s’agit de l’extrait d’un texte soumis à la Sixième Session de l’Organe Directeur du Traité International sur les Ressources Phytogénétiques pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture
Les leçons tirées et les recommandations en matière de politiques présentées ci-dessous font partie d’un texte soumis à la 6ième Session de l’Organe Directeur du Traité International sur les Ressources Phytogénétiques pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture (TIRPAA). Il s’agit d’une soumission conjointe de la part de :
OXFAM, les Pays-Bas
The rights and technical capacities of indigenous peoples and smallholder farmers are the focus of the three-year global program, ‘Putting lessons into practice: Scaling up People’s Biodiversity Management for Food Security’. The program aims to support farmers to influence policies and institutions on the sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food security in the context of climate change. Around 83,700 households have benefitted to date: including 15,532 primary target households, or 82,400 individuals, 60% of whom were women.
HA NOI (VNS) — Norway will spend as much as VND16 billion (US$720,800) to help over 33,000 people across Viet Nam fight natural disasters.
The budget targeting the northern provinces of Ha Giang and Lao Cai and the central Nghe An Province is financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Norwegian Red Cross.
HCM CITY (VNS) — Illegal encroachment on rivers and canals is one of the main causes of severe flooding in HCM City, experts have said.
The HCM City Urban Drainage Company said that houses and other structures have encroached on 54 out of 110 rivers and canals managed by the company, according to a report in Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.
The Cau Cut Canal in Go Vap District, for instance, has narrowed because of construction of houses and other building projects along the canal riverbanks.
New UN Report Details Ecosystem Services of Almost One Billion Dollars Annually in Four Pilot Countries
ProEcoServ assessed ecosystem services such as water, soil retention, shoreline protection, carbon sequestration and pollination in South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, Viet Nam and Chile
HCM CITY (VNS) — The number of dengue fever cases in HCM City has risen sharply in the last few weeks and the trend is predicted to continue through the month, according to the city's Preventive Medicine Centre.
More than 10,600 cases of dengue fever have been reported this year, an increase of 80 per cent compared to the same period last year, said Nguyen Tri Dung, director of the centre.
An average of 400 cases have been reported every week in the city, Dung said at a meeting held yesterday in HCM City.
By Patrick Fuller and Kate Marshall, IFRC
In recent months Red Cross health workers and community volunteers across Asia have been playing a vital role supporting health services in many countries across the region struggling to cope with major outbreaks of dengue fever. Thousands of people have been struck down by the sometimes lethal illness which is spread by the aedes aegypti mosquito. In the past six months Malaysia recorded over 80,000 recorded cases while India, Philippines, Viet Nam and Sri Lanka are all experiencing major spikes in the disease.
• TC MUJIGAE, known in the Philippines as KABAYAN, formed over the Philippine Sea late on 30 September and started moving towards central Luzon, strengthening into a Tropical Storm. It reached the coasts of Aurora province late in the afternoon (UTC) of 1 October, as a Tropical Storm.
• After the landfall it continued moving northwest over central Luzon, slightly weakening, and it emerged into the South China Sea early on 2 October.
HA NOI (VNS) — The National Hospital for Tropical Diseases is struggling to cope with a flood of dengue fever patients who insist on getting treated there, instead of local hospitals and clinics. Dr Nguyen Trung Cap, head of the Ha Noi-based hospital's emergency department, said since the monsoon began in June, the hospital has received nearly 650 dengue patients. In September alone, there were 305 confirmed dengue cases.
On average, about 50 to 100 patients are hospitalised for dengue fever each day. The number of the patients has been increasing day by day.
Ho Chi Minh City, 25/9/2015 - Building on their success in Europe and South America, WELLA-UNICEF MAKING WAVES is proud to expand their partnership to Viet Nam, working with the local authorities and an established training centre to share hairdressing skills and support education in Ho Chi Minh City.
Super El Niño and climate change cause crop failures putting millions at risk of hunger
At least ten million poor people face hunger this year and next due to both droughts and erratic rains influenced by climate change and the likely development of a ‘super El Niño’.
QUANG NAM (VNS) — Thousands of households in the central province of Quang Nam are still living in danger of flooding. This is despite government programmes to build flood and storm protected houses, in place since 2014.
The provincial People's Committee plans to help more than 3,560 households living in disaster prone areas build solid houses to protect against storms and floods.
Each household will receive a grant of VND12-16 million (US$533-711) and loans up to VND15 million ($667) from the Social Policy Bank.
By Ly Nguyen, IFRC
27 September 2015
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. On 25 September 2015, the Viet Nam Red Cross Society, in collaboration with the Department of Water Resources, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), organized the conference to review five years of implementation of the national community based disaster risk management (CBDRM) and community awareness raising project (project 1002) for Southern cities and provinces.
September, 26 2015
HA NOI (VNS)— Dengue fever is spreading across Viet Nam with 39,000 cases reported in 51 cities and provinces nationwide, including 23 deaths, said the Health Ministry.
The number of cases are rising rapidly in HCM City, southern provinces of Dong Nai and Binh Duong, and Ha Noi.
Hoang Mai District in Ha Noi has been a hot spot for the disease in the capital, with about 2,000 cases in the district, according to local heath workers.
The disease has also broken out in southern localities where many workers live.
Improving access to basic infrastructure is one of the priorities of the Belgian Development Cooperation. The fourth issue of the IMPACT magazine is completely dedicated to this important sector and in particular how populations benefit from road, school and health infrastructure.
Améliorer l'accès aux infrastructures de base est l'une des priorités de la Coopération belge. Entièrement consacrée à ce secteur important, la quatrième édition du magazine IMPACT se penche plus particulièrement sur les infrastructures routières, scolaires et de santé et les bénéfices qu'elles apportent aux populations.
In recent years, the importance of social protection, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction has risen in prominence both internationally and in Vietnam. The common goal of these three disciplines is to support resilience against shocks and stresses amongst vulnerable people. Integrating the three disciplines in policy, planning and programming presents huge opportunities for multiplying resilience.
Climate change poses major global challenges, but its implications for lives and livelihoods in Vietnam are very local. The impacts of climate change are, to a significant degree, determined by the fulfilment of rights and the distribution of resources and power among people, at home and in the community. Gender is a critical factor in this and women and men, girls and boys in Vietnam have different life chances, opportunities, resources and rewards that shape the way they can respond to a changing climate.
As of 31 August, there were 438 cases of dengue reported in 2015 for China. From 1 to 31 August 2015, 153 dengue cases were reported. Number of cases in the month of August in 2015 has increased, however was lower than the same period of 2014 and 2013.