Development assistance for poverty reduction and food security

Poverty reduction and food securities assistance funding

PM approves project on sustainable poverty reduction

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently approved a project on assisting hamlets and villages in border, mountainous, coastal, and island areas with new-style rural area building and sustainable poverty reduction for the 2018-2020 period. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Poverty alleviation work reviewed

At least 10 per cent of investment capital in rural areas should be spent on improving clean water supplies. The idea was proposed yesterday at a working session between National Assembly Social Affairs Committee, Government’s Ethnic Minority Affairs Committee and ministries of planning, investment, agriculture and rural ...

VNS Reporter

Poor households’ electricity subsidy to be suspended

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has asked the Government to stop the electricity subsidy for poor households from next year because of its negative impact on the national poverty elimination policies.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

31.1 bln USD under Prog 135 for Central, Central Highlands regions

Localities in the Central and Central Highlands regions have been allocated over 718 trillion VND (nearly 31.1 billion USD) under the Programme 135 in 2018, according to Nguyen Xuan Duc, head of the Department of Locality II under the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Viet Nam: Children at risk of malnutrition in aftermath of Typhoon Damrey, reports UNICEF

More than a week after Typhoon Damrey battered south-central Viet Nam, assessments by United Nations aid agencies have revealed that vulnerable populations – including children, and pregnant and nursing mothers – in poor and remote areas are still underserved by relief efforts. An estimated 150,000 children ...

United Nations

Few rural families are able to access credit: report

Although access to credit is seen as a key factor in ending poverty, just 29 per cent or so rural households have received loans, a new report says. Released on Tuesday, the report, titled  “Characteristics of the Vietnamese rural economy: Evidence from a 2016 rural household ...

Vietnam News Reporter

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