Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan to launch a widespread poverty reduction campaign and consider this a political task.
VOV.VN - Dr Colman Ross from Ireland has positively contributed to the development of Viet Nam for nearly 20 years with a major focus on the marginalised and remote Ethnic Minority communities that are being left behind.
President Tran Dai Quang has said that Vietnam and Australia have huge potential for cooperation, and called on the Australian side to continue its assistance to Vietnam in poverty reduction and gender equality.
VOV.VN - On behalf of their two governments, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung, and the Republic of Korea Ambassador to Vietnam Lee Hyuk, signed a framework arrangement concerning loans from the Economic Development Co-operation Fund (EDCF) for 2016-2020.
The Department of Cooperatives and Rural Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) recently held a policy dialogue in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to support poor households to develop production.
The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) reported that the bank has provided loans to over 31.8 million poor households and policy beneficiaries since 2002.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has hailed credit for implementing social policies as a sound policy of the Party and State that contributes to social development and creates a momentum for sustainable poverty reduction.
Vietnam has called on the United Nations to assist the country in poverty reduction via resources supply, policy consultation and offering linkage with international financial institutions.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue honoured winners of the first press awards on sustainable poverty reduction effort in the 2016-2020 period in a ceremony in Hanoi on October 12.
More than 40,000 poor households in the south central province of Khanh Hoa escaped from poverty in the past 15 years thanks to the Government’s credit programme.
The northern province of Tuyen Quang has planted 12,323 hectares of forest, exceeding its 2017 plan by nearly 1,200 hectares, raising forest coverage to 60%, one of the highest rates in the country.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc discussed various issues while chairing the Government’s regular meeting for July in Hanoi on August 3, asking officials to take measures to ensure their sectors and agencies reach this year’s growth targets.
The Party and State always pay attention to caring for wounded and sick soldiers, and families of the martyrs, who laid down their lives for national independence, freedom and peace, President Tran Dai Quang has said.
VOV.VN - In August 2016, Oxfam in Vietnam celebrated the launch of the Women’s Economic Empowerment through Agriculture Value Chain Enhancement program funded by the Australian Government.
Dak Glei, a poor district in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum, has got a facelift thanks to a project on poverty reduction in the region.
More than ever, now is the time for APEC economies to send a strong message affirming their continued commitment to open markets, deepened regional economic integration, and support for a new, more advanced process of globalisation.
The Prime Minister has issued a national action plan for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which adopted at the UN Summit in New York, the US, in September, 2016.
The northern province of Thai Nguyen will splash out VND5.1 trillion (US$224.7 million) on its sustainable poverty reduction programme.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong asked Hoa Binh province to pay more attention to sustainable poverty reduction while visiting the northern mountainous locality on May 14-15.
The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies has helped 109,462 labourers from families of disadvantaged conditions and beneficiary policies and in disadvantaged localities go to work abroad.