poverty reduction
FAO applauds Vietnam's poverty reduction achievements

23:44 09/10/2014

Vietnam is an idyllic model of success in agriculture and rural development that other economically troubled countries throughout the world should emulate, said officials from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation...

Austrian President applauded Vietnam's accomplishments

19:21 02/10/2014

Austrian President Heinz Fischer hailed Vietnam's achievements in poverty reduction and socio-economic development while meeting with outgoing Vietnamese Ambassador to Austria Nguyen Thiep on October 1.

Poverty projected to fall by experts

12:13 02/10/2014

The rate of households living under the poverty line in Vietnam is expected to remain below 5% in 2015 and fall by about 1.

Genetically-modified technology no magic wand for Vietnam's agriculture

09:45 27/09/2014

Scientists warn that genetically modified (GM) technology is not the “magic wand” that many people assume will increase crop yield and save domestic agricultural production.

Vietnam facilitates foreign investment in minority communities

14:54 26/09/2014

A joint cooperation programme for the 2014-2020 period was signed between the Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) on September 25 in Hanoi, aiming to attract foreign...

Human Development Index slows down

19:36 11/09/2014

In Vietnam, the average annual growth rate in the Human Development Index has declined gradually from 1.

World Bank funds poverty reduction project in Quang Nam

18:05 11/09/2014

The Ministry of Planning and Investment in collaboration with the World Bank on September 11 launched a US$12.

Madagascar eager to step up cooperation with Vietnam

11:07 11/09/2014

Madagascar wants to learn poverty reduction experience from Vietnam and cooperate with the country on rice farming, Madagascan President Hery Rajaonarimampianina told Vietnam Ambassador to Madagascar and Mozambique, Nguyen Van...

Ministry moves to fund flood-proofing for poor

15:30 03/09/2014

Half-a-million poor families in rural areas will receive housing support under a new proposal which the Ministry of Construction has submitted to the Government for approval.

World Bank supports poverty reduction in Central Highlands

17:47 29/08/2014

The World Bank (WB) has agreed to provide preferential credit of US$150 million to six central highlands and Quang Ngai provinces for a poverty reduction and economic development project.


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