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Efforts invested in poverty alleviation in ethnic minority communities in central region

Thanks to the support from the State and efforts made by local authorities, many poor households in the central region have gradually gotten out of poverty.Quang Nam province is home to more than 140,000 ethnic minority people, accounting for 9.4% of the total population, bigger ...

Northern midland, mountainous region heads to green, sustainable development

The gross regional domestic product (GRDP) of the Northern midland and mountainous region is expected to reach 8-9 percent per year while GRDP per capita will attain VND140 million (nearly US$6,000) in 2021-2030. This is part of the Government’s plan of action to implement the ...

Thuy Dung

Ten million more people benefit from new poverty reduction policies

With the new multi-dimensional poverty line approved last year, the near poor and poor household rate in Vietnam increases from 5.2% in 2020 to 9.35% this year, meaning an additional 10 million people to benefit from the Government’s social protection and poverty reduction policies and ...

Population aging, labour migration pose challenges to poverty reduction

Population aging, income disparities and living standards as well as labour migration pose great challenges to the poor and poverty reduction.Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Lê Văn Thanh revealed problems in the implementation of the National Target Programme for Sustainable Poverty Reduction in the 2021-25 ...

More efforts invested in poverty reduction in ethnic minority areas

Creating sustainable livelihoods for ethnic minority residents in mountainous and border areas to help them get out of poverty is a consistent policy of Vietnam, which has resulted in major achievements.During 2016 – 2020, though Vietnam had encountered many natural disasters and disease outbreaks, especially ...

Gov’t announces new multidimensional poverty line for 2022-2025

The Government has issued Resolution No. 07/2021/ND-CP on multidimensional poverty line for 2022-2025 period.Norms for measuring multidimensional poverty line for 2021 remain unchanged as the Government extends the implementation of Decision No. 59/2015/QD-TTg dated November 19, 2015 on multidimensional poverty line for 2016-2020 period.Under the ...

Quang Minh

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 ...

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 ...

3,000 children in Nghe An get free heart examination

Over 3,000 children under 16 years old in Nghe An Province will be given free heart disease screening under Trai Tim Cho Em (Healthy heart operation) programme from June 6 to 9. Children with a record of congenital heart diseases have been given a re-check. Children ...

Vietnam to host int’l workshop on management of marine debris

Regional cooperation to preserve the marine environment and ensure sustainable fisheries management and food security in the ASEAN region will be the focus of discussion at an international workshop to be held in Nha Trang in the central province of Khanh Hoa from May 13-15.The ...

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