Vietnam has over 1.58 million poor, near-poor households in 2023: Ministry

Vietnam had more than 1.58 million poor and nearly-poor households in 2023, representing approximately 5.71% of the total population, according to the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA).In its reprot on the poverty situation in Vietnam in 2023, the ministry said the ...

National programme helps reduce poverty

The National Target Programme for Socio-Economic Development in Ethnic Minority and Mountainous Areas for the period 2021 – 2030 has created positive changes, making important contributions to hunger eradication and poverty reduction, and promoting economic development in many regions throughout the country.Up to now, localities ...

Politburo’s resolution boosts development in Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta is to become a region of comprehensive development, modern and uniform infrastructure system, and dynamic economic growth under the Poliburo’s resolution on the region’s socioeconomic development to 2045.In its planning, Long An set the target to become a dynamic economic hub in ...

Viet Nam makes great strides in improving living standards: UN Resident Coordinator

Viet Nam has made great strides in improving the living standards and lifting millions of people out of poverty, UN Resident Coordinator for Viet Nam Pauline Tamesis noted. Pauline Tamesis made that above statement at the Consultation Workshop on “Accelerate Sustainable Development in Viet Nam: ...

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Second phase of support programme for ethnic minority groups launched

A seminar was held in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on November 28 to launch the second phase of the programme titled “Reaching the Furthest Behind – Improving the quality of life of especially disadvantaged community groups in Ha Giang, Quang Tri and ...

National target programme on sustainable poverty reduction reviewed

Vietnam aims to reduce the poverty rate to about 0.9% by 2025, heard a national conference on November 17 to review the implementation of the National Target Programme for Sustainable Poverty Reduction for 2021-2025 held in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.According to Deputy ...

More special mechanisms proposed to speed up national target programmes

The Government has proposed the National Assembly allow the application of additional special mechanisms to remove difficulties and obstacles facing national target programmes, thus speeding up their progress in the coming time, according to Minister of Planning and Investment (MPI) Nguyen Chi Dung.The three underway national ...

Efforts to promote products made by ethnic minorities

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has always devoted its time and money to promoting products made by ethnic minorities and people living in mountainous areas (EM&MP). That remark was made by Le Viet Nga, Deputy Director General of the ministry’s Domestic Market Department ...

Poverty alleviation undertaken in southern ethnic minority areas

Efforts to enable poverty reduction in the southern region are to be pushed ahead in the coming time to help better the lives of ethnic minority groups in the area.Though the south has fared better than other regions nationwide, including the northern mountainous, central and ...

Vietnam successful in reducing multidimensional poverty: UNDP

Vietnam is one of 25 countries that have reduced their MPI (Multidimensional Poverty Index) by 50%, according to a recent report published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). According to the report, Vietnam still has ...

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