Support policies provide leverage for ethnic people to escape poverty

The implementation of poverty reduction programme in the 2016-20 period in border provinces such as Hà Giang, Lai Châu and Lào Cai has proved the effectiveness of the government support and investment policies to reduce poverty and reach the national target programme on sustainable poverty reduction.However, the ...

Report highlights effect of COVID-19 on vulnerable households, companies

COVID-19 has had a serious impact on vulnerable households, especially those of ethnic minority groups, those with members working in the non-official sector, or those with immigrants, according to a report released at a conference in Hanoi on July 23.Jointly prepared by the UNDP, UN Women, ...

Border soldiers help improve lives for ethnic minority people

The lives of ethnic minority people in the central province of Quảng Bình’s Minh Hóa District have changed thanks to the care of soldiers over the past 10 years.Bringing wet rice to Rục ethnic people was a “revolution” which helped people approach new production methods to ...

Poverty tops concerns of Vietnamese citizens: 2019 PAPI Report

Even before Vietnam became affected by COVID-19, poverty, economic growth and the environment were top concerns of citizens in the country, reveals the 2019 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report released by the UNDP on April 28.The report also highlights that the ...

Social entrepreneurship takes root though Vietnam still not affluent

Despite a pervading sense of materialism typical of a developing economy, social entrepreneurs are finding fertile ground in Vietnam.Indeed, according to a 2019 survey commissioned by the British Council, the seeds of social enterprise were sown here in three phases: before 1986 by collectively owned ...

Linh Do

2nd national ethnic minority congress slated for April

The second national congress of ethnic minority groups is scheduled to take place from April 17-19 in Hanoi with the participation of 1,600 delegates, according to a recently approved plan.The congress aims to spotlight and recognise contributions by ethnic minority communities in poverty reduction, new-style rural area ...

2019 Population and Housing Census’ data important for all sectors’ planning: Deputy PM

Data collected from the 2019 Vietnam Population and Housing Census is vital for all sectors and localities to survey and map out development plans, thereby serving national sustainable development towards leaving absolutely no one behind. The statement was made by Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue ...

Trung Hung

Ethnic minority women speed up poverty reduction with IR 4.0 technology

Representatives of cooperatives and groups of ethnic minority women gathered at a workshop on December 17 to discuss using technology of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 for business and poverty reduction.The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this year has provided technical assistance to help implement a ...

Vietnam ranks fourth in Southeast Asia in food security

Vietnam was ranked fourth in Southeast Asia and 54th in the world on the Economist Intelligence Unit food security index.Vietnam did well in eight indicators – presence and quality of food safety net programmes, access to financing for farmers, change in average food costs, proportion ...

Medicinal plants help ethnic minority people escape from poverty

Growing medicinal plants has helped tackle hunger and poverty for ethnic minority people in the central province of Quang Nam’s Tay Giang district, according to Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper.According to Tran Van Ta, head of the district’s agriculture and rural development department, 90 percent of ...

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