Time: 8.30 – 11.30, Monday, March 18, 2024

Venue: Room 106A, Building A10, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, No. 2, Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Within the framework of cooperation between the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), MARD and UNIDO have developed a Report on reviewing and recommending policies to promote production and use of biochar in Vietnam in the agricultural sector.

The content of the Meeting was to: (i) Present the policy review and recommendation report on biochar in Vietnam; (ii) Discuss recommendations and develop a network of policymakers, researchers, and businesses/cooperatives to cooperate in implementing policy recommendations related to biochar development in Vietnam in general and in agriculture in particular.


Time Content Responsibility
08h30-09h00 Welcome and registration ICD – MARD, UNIDO
09h00-09h05 Introduce delegates Leader of ICD – MARD
09h05-09h15 Opening speech of ICD-MARD’s leader Leader of ICD – MARD
09h15-09h25 Opening speech of UNIDO’s representative Representative of UNIDO in Vietnam
09h25-09h50 Introduce biochar stakeholders developed by UNIDO, VNCPC, and partners Representative of VNCPC
09h50-10h25 Presentation of the Draft Report on policy review and recommendation report on biochar in Vietnam Policy expert
10h25-11h15 Discussions:

– Give comments and contributions to complete the draft reports from participants

– Policy expert answers the questions and concerns of delegates.

– Feeback of UNIDO’s representative.

All participants
11h15-11h30 Conclusion and closing remarks Leader of ICD – MARD


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