Tag: "poverty reduction"

Irish contributor to Vietnam's ethnic minority communities

Irish contributor to Vietnam's ethnic minority communities

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.

Vietnam, Australia hold cooperation potential

Vietnam, Australia hold cooperation potential

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.

ROK to provide US$1.5 billion ODA for Vietnam in 2016-2020

ROK to provide US$1.5 billion ODA for Vietnam in 2016-2020

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.

Policy dialogue seeks to support poor households in production

Policy dialogue seeks to support poor households in production

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.

Preferential loans help reduce poverty

Preferential loans help reduce poverty

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.

Vietnam calls for UN’s poverty reduction support

Vietnam calls for UN’s poverty reduction support

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.

PM asks each sector to ensure its growth target achievement

PM asks each sector to ensure its growth target achievement

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.

President: APEC needs to continue commitment to open markets

President: APEC needs to continue commitment to open markets

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.