Forecast contributes to marine economic development

(VOVWORLD) -Marine forecast plays a very important role in preventing and mitigating natural disaster risks at sea, ensuring the livelihood of people in coastal areas, and contributing to sustainable economic development.
Forecast contributes to marine economic development - ảnh 1(illustrative photo: VNA)

Nguyen Ba Thuy, Deputy Director of the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecast, said that Vietnam has a long coastline and large sovereign waters, so it has a demand for marine forecast for disaster prevention, search and rescue, maritime safety, sea and island sovereignty, and marine economic development.

Vietnam has developed a roadmap to invest in marine observatory system. The hydro-meteorological sector has invested in research and development of forecast technology and received support and technology from other countries.

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