VNCPC participated in the 11th Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP)

In light of the current global framework, the 11th APRSCP “Paving the Way for the Future We Want” held in Bangkok, Thailand continued engaging multi-stakeholders in developing and implementing innovative policy solutions, up-scaling technology and knowledge benchmarking, approaches and instruments towards the development and implementation programmes on SCP. This event attracted about 300 participants, including […]

SUPA featured at Europe’s largest seafood trade fair

The annual European Seafood Exposition and Seafood Processing Europe in Brussels is the world’s largest seafood trade fair. Over 100,000 trade visitors including buyers, suppliers, media and other seafood-industry professionals from over 100 countries attended the 2014 fair to meet face to face and do business. The SWITCH-Asia project “Establishing a Sustainable Pangasius Supply Chain […]

Sustainable living space nurtures innovative ideas

A sustainable living space at the Hanoi University of Science and Technology was opened on April 29, aiming to promote sustainable consumption practices in Vietnam.


Sustainable Living Space at Ta Quang[…]

Impression from The Hybrid Marketplace and Learning Platform “Incubation for Social Investment Readiness”

On the 13th March, Green Credit Trust Fund (GCTF) participated the Hybrid Marketplace and Learning Platform event themed “Incubation for Social Investment Readiness” which was held by Spark, Adelphi and HATCH[…]

Some Switch-Asia project impact sheets

The SWITCH-Asia programme is the single largest programme to support sustainable consumption and production in developing countries. The EU aims to see the benefits of this investment. Many SWITCH-Asia projects in cooperation with the Network Facility have documented their achievement in so-called impact sheets. If you want to know more about the impact a project […]

For small scale butchery

In this case, the cold and vacuum packaging method would be very effective and could extend the meat shelf life to months not just 8 hours. Generally, USDA stated that the storage life of vacuum-packed beef is at least 10-12 weeks and that of lamb is 8-10 weeks or greater depending on the primal cut, […]

EU supports funding of sustainable catfish supply chain in Vietnam

 A new project to establishing a sustainable pangasius supply chain in Viet Nam (SUPA) has been launched by the Viet Nam Cleaner Production Centre (VNCPC) and the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).  The project is worth €2.4 million, of which the European Union finances €1.9 million under the EU SWITCH-Asia Programme. […]

Innovative methods, capacity for sustainable future in Vietnam

On November 14th 2013 – at Press Club, SPIN project successfully organized the workshop “Product Innovation – Key to Sustainable Future” which welcomed nearly 100 participants and press agencies. The workshop brought up an overview of current situation, challenges and opportunities in product innovatiôn in Vietnam for enterprises and national policies.  The workshop was pleased […]

SUPA Study- Chapter II: A summary of trends and key stakeholder sourcing policies

The EU is reliant on imports to meet its demand for fish and seafood. “For the EU as a whole, fish dependence day is now 8 July (2013), indicating that almost one-half of fish consumed in the EU is sourced from non-EU waters.” For example, figures from 2011 show imported species such as Alaska pollock, […]

Three SPIN enterprises attend as speakers in EcoAP 15th forum on cutting waste

On November 12th 2013, at Hilton Opera Hanoi hoel, the 15th forum of Eco-innovation Action Plan was organized with the theme Cutting waste…Resource efficiency and eco-innovation for sustainable food chains.[…]