Business

Denmark helps develop fisheries sector

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a seminar in Hanoi on August 25 to review the second phase of a Danish-funded programme to support the fisheries sector.
Society

Ensuring social security for the poor

Dong Thap province and Heifer Project International Vietnam (HIP) have signed a 250,000 matching fund project to improve life for poor farming households.
Society

Action month for AO victims to kick off

The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) has targeted raising 98 billion VND for 70,000 Agent Orange/dioxin victims during this year’s action month, which will run from August 10 to September 10.
Society

NZ helps poor farmers in Binh Dinh province

The government of New Zealand has decided to help central coastal Binh Dinh province to carry out a project on linking poor farmers to markets, said Nguyen Thi Thanh Binh, Vice Chairman of the province.
Society

US helps isolated communities increase incomes

The US government is to help isolated communities in Vietnam to increase their incomes by producing bamboo furniture, flooring and construction materials, according to a press release issued by the American Embassy on July 20.
Society

Measures to maintain high GDP for Central Highlands

The Steering Committee for Central Highlands Affairs, ministries, key economic sectors and leaders of Central Highlands provinces agreed to focus on overcoming difficulties to maintain a high GDP growth rate for the region.
ASEAN

ADB helps Cambodian poor tap riches of Tonle Sap Basin

ADB is providing a technical assistance grant worth 3.45 million USD to Cambodia to help diversify and boost the incomes of thousands of subsistence farmers, small land holders, and poor households living in and around the resource-rich Tonle Sap Basin.