ADB fund "green city" project in Thua Thien-Hue

VGP - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to support the project "Green city: Sustainable future of Southeast Asia" in Thua Thien-Hue Province, said Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Cao.

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The project, implemented in the central province till 2020, will involve in environment protection, sustainable economic development and balanced quality of life, with focus on infrastructure and climate change.

Thua Thien-Hue will green economy, encourage economical and efficient use of energy and natural resources and promote environmentally friendly lifestyles among its residents, said Mr. Cao.

The ADB has so far funded 16 projects totaling some US$123 million in the province in many fields, particularly in environmental and natural resource protection, human resource development, technology transfer and research capacity enhancement.

Presently, the province is implementing several projects supported by the bank, such as the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) biodiversity conservation corridor - phase 2, a sustainable tourism development and a water supply project./.