Ca Mau licenses nine additional foreign aided NGO projects

(VOV) - The People’s Committee of southern Ca Mau province has issued nine additional investment certificates for foreign aided non-governmental organisations (NGOs) projects with investment capital of over US$2 billion.

The locality now has 23 organizations which are implementing 31 foreign aided NGO projects on health, education and training, natural calamity prevention and environmental protection with total committed investment capital of US$11.6 million in the 2011-2014 period.

According to the provincial People’s Committee, these projects are being implemented effectively with the assistance of foreign partners.

The province is currently formulating a plan to mobilise funding from NGOs in the 2014-2017 period. In addition, the locality has updated information, compiled documents and expanded relations to call on funding from the People’s Aid Coordinating Committee (Paccom) and a Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) southern representative office.