Poverty policy and regulation

poverty reduction

Migration and poverty in big cities

Multidimensional poverty is a well-used concept in identifying multiple types of deprivation, including health, education, and living standards. In Vietnam, migrants flocking to big cities, with dreams of making a better life for themselves and their family, are also vulnerable to multidimensional poverty.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

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

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

Vietnam makes progress in human development, poverty reduction

Vietnam can be proud to have helped 6 million people escape poverty from 2012 to 2016 under national multidimensional poverty standards, according to Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen. Keep reading ...

New Hanoi Reporter

Poverty reducing in Vietnam but not ‘steadily’: minister

Vietnam’s poverty rate is dropping, but there is a high rate of people falling back into poverty, a government minister has said. Speaking at a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee Monday, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung said there ...

Viet Tuan

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

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

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