Social development

Ethnic minorities and indigenous people

ADB to provide $60 mln to improve climate resilience for ethnic minorities

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $60-million loan to improve the climate resilience of infrastructure in two central Vietnamese provinces to benefit local ethnic populations.The Climate Resilient Inclusive Infrastructure for Ethnic Minorities Project will be undertaken in Binh Dinh and Quang Nam, with a ...

Minh Nga

NA Chairman signs Resolution on 2021-2025 poverty reduction

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue signed Resolution No.24/2021/QH15 approving in principle investment in the National Target Programme on sustainable poverty reduction for the 2021-2025 period.The Resolution targets that the rate of poor households under multidimensional poverty standards will be reduced by 1-1.5 percent annually ...

UNFPA helping Vietnam ensure safety, happiness for ethnic minority mothers, children

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has been working closely with relevant ministries and sectors to identify the most effective strategies to assist Vietnam in creating a safe and happy environment for mothers and children, including those in ethnic minority and disadvantaged areas.In efforts to ...

More than 8,000 ethnic minority women benefit from GREAT programme

More than 8,000 ethnic minority women have enjoyed increased income and 834 new jobs have been created for women in Lào Cai and Sơn La provinces due to the GREAT (Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism) programme supported by the Australian government. At the same ...

Việt Nam achieves poverty reduction goals

Under the leadership of the Party and the Government, localities nationwide have implemented solutions and programmes to help local people develop suitable livelihood models to escape poverty and improve their lives, especially in 2016-2020. What is more, Việt Nam attained the UN’s Millennium Development Goals ...

Cor ethnic people dedicated to protecting the forest

Located 1,400m above sea level, Cà Đam mountain in Trà Bồng District, Quảng Ngãi Province is home to many rare and precious herbs, plants and animals. They have been protected for hundreds of years by the Cor ethnic people in Quế Village. According to Hồ Quang ...

Ethnic minority culture must be preserved amid development: NA Vice Chairwoman

While the lives of people in ethnic minority and mountainous areas have improved over the years, efforts must be made to preserve their unique cultural identities, said Tong Thi Phong, vice chairman of National Assembly. It is essential to focus on training human resources for ...

Việt Nam to accelerate socio-economic development among ethnic minorities

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Committee for Ethnic Minorities Affairs (CEMA) on Monday launched a project to help partners from central to local level promote their roles and strengths in designing and experimenting innovative solutions to accelerate poverty reduction among ethnic minorities.With ...

Vietnamese Ethnic Minorities Congress promotes solidarity

The ongoing 2nd National Congress of Vietnamese Ethnic Minorities is an important political event, a festival of national unity and consensus. Its theme this year is “Under the glorious flag of the Communist Party of Vietnam, ethnic minority groups have equal status and unite, respect, and support each other ...

Van Cuong

US's $23.9 mln biodiversity, ethnic livelihood support project in central Vietnam ends

A four-year U.S. program for community development and protection of biodiversity in central Vietnam wrapped up on Wednesday.The USAID Green Annamites project, carried out by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), sought to assist Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces with protecting their ...

Phan Anh

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