Ethnic minorities and indigenous people

Development and assistance for ethnic minorities and indigenous people

Support policies provide leverage for ethnic people to escape poverty

The implementation of poverty reduction programme in the 2016-20 period in border provinces such as Hà Giang, Lai Châu and Lào Cai has proved the effectiveness of the government support and investment policies to reduce poverty and reach the national target programme on sustainable poverty reduction.However, the ...

Ethnic minority women speed up poverty reduction with IR 4.0 technology

Representatives of cooperatives and groups of ethnic minority women gathered at a workshop on December 17 to discuss using technology of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 for business and poverty reduction.The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this year has provided technical assistance to help implement a ...

Thousands benefit from poverty reduction project

As many as 192,000 households have directly benefitted from the Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project, said Nguyen Thanh Duong, Director General of the Department for Agricultural Economy, Ministry of Planning and Investment.Speaking at a conference on June 27 held to review the project’s implementation, Duong ...

World Bank study sheds light on socio-economic development drivers of Vietnam’s ethnic groups

Physical and economic connectivity, market linkages, and labour market mobility are among the top drivers distinguishing the best-performing ethnic groups from the rest, according to a new study by the World Bank.The study suggests that future policies should focus on soft investment in production support ...

The IFAD imprint in the northernmost province of Ha Giang

Ha Giang is a poor rural province located in the northernmost of Vietnam. From 1998 to date, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has funded more than US$45 million for the Province to implement two projects and 1 programme. The selection to support a ...

Poor ethnic households equal 52.7 per cent of VN’s total

The number of poor ethnic minority households accounts for 52.7 per cent of Vietnam’s total poor households, though the country has a total of 13.4 million ethnic minority people, accounting for 14.6% of the country’s total population. Keep reading   ...

Phan Thao

Sustainable forestry to boost growth among ethnic groups

Việt Nam Government is 100 per cent behind supporting ethnic minority groups.[]3.3 million people managed to get out of poor conditions in 2014-16, and four million new jobs were created in 2014. Each year the country has 1.5 million people joining in the middle class.Keep ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam shares experience in ensuring indigenous peoples’ rights

The Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) is attending the 17th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), which takes place from April 16 to 27 at the UN Headquarters in New York. In a speech, a representative of the ...

VNA Reporter

Ethical trekking groups in Vietnam empower marginalised tribes

A number of ethical trekking groups in northern Vietnam are empowering local tribes to help end human trafficking, plastic pollution and severe poverty.Keep reading   ...

ROBYN WILSON

New criteria for delimitation of ethnic, mountainous areas suggested

The National Assembly’s Council of Ethnic Affairs has proposed issuing a new set of criteria for delimitation of ethnic minority and mountainous areas in service of bettering the making of policies for the regions.Keep reading ...

VOV Reporter

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