JICA boosts green growth on Ha Long Bay

(VOVWORLD) - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Thursday awarded its “Blue Sail” certificate to two tour ships operating on Ha Long Bay. 
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“Blue Sail” label hung on a ship (Source: vov.vn)

The recognition is part of a JICA-funded project to boost green growth in the bay through environmental protection and tourism policies. The 29 criteria for “Blue Sail” certification include preventing or reducing noise and air pollution, cutting waste and wastewater discharge, and protecting bio-diversity.

The “Blue Sail” certificate recipients are the Au Co of the Bhaya Company and the Secret Ha Long of the Bien Ngoc Company.