The poor

Poverty policy and regulation

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

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

PM issues national plan to eradicate hunger

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a National Action Programme on Zero Hunger, aiming to ensure enough food and nutrition for all citizens. The programme is part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal No 2 which focuses on sustainable solutions to eradicate hunger in ...

VNA Reporter

Forest database key for Việt Nam

Vietnamese people can control their own forest resources, ensure food security and diversify their income by using Management Information System for Forest Sector  in Việt Nam (FORMIS).Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Few poor people take up work abroad

The number of people living in poor districts who have taken up offers to work abroad remains very low. Local authorities, enterprises and labour export cooperation programmes have in recent years offered assistance to help people find jobs in other countries.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

9 million Vietnamese people still living in extreme poverty: report

Nine million Vietnamese people are still living in extreme poverty, according to a World Bank report released on Thursday which calls for more alleviation efforts despite the success so far.Poverty rate among ethnic minorities declined by 13 percentage points between 2014 and 2015, the bank ...

Lan Huong

Citizens report less corruption but the poor are worried about their livelihood future: 2017 PAPI Report

Findings from the 2017 PAPI Report, released today, show a significant turnaround in citizen’s perceptions and experiences with corruption in the public sector, more women adding their names to land use titles, and rising pessimism among the poorest citizens about their future economic prospects. Health insurance ...

PAPI

Vietnam acts to ensure food security amidst climate change

Vietnam is taking urgent action to ensure food security against the negative effects of climate change, which has resulted in heat waves, forest fires, floods and sea level rise in recent years. Sunlight, temperature and rainfall are the main drivers of crop cultivation, hence, agriculture is ...

VietnamNet 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

People to benefit from basic healthcare package

In order to reduce pressure placed on central hospitals, the basic medical services package at commune-level medical facilities will be implemented from December, 2017. The package, including prevention, consultation and treatment services for all citizens, is fully covered by Việt Nam Social Security.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

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