Thousands benefit from poverty reduction project Society

Thousands benefit from poverty reduction project

As many as 192,000 households have directly benefitted from the Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project, said Nguyen Thanh Duong, Director General of the Department for Agricultural Economy, Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Poverty reduction model proves effective Videos

Poverty reduction model proves effective

The poverty rate in Moc Chau district, Son La province has been reduced by 1.97 percent compared to last year’s 8.5 percent. The reduction is a result of local authorities’ drastic measures
Quang Tri develops mangrove forests Environment

Quang Tri develops mangrove forests

The central province of Quang Tri is focusing on protecting and developing coastal and estuary mangrove forests in order to safeguard dykes, production land, and residential areas amid negative impacts of climate change.
Poverty rate remains high among ethnic minorities Politics

Poverty rate remains high among ethnic minorities

Minister-Chairman of the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Do Van Chien has pointed out that ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas have suffered most difficulties, with a high rate of poor households.
 Vietnam yet to sow seeds of low carbon rice Business

Vietnam yet to sow seeds of low carbon rice

Investment in low carbon farming models can speed up rice industry reform, increase productivity, boost farmers’ incomes and ensure sustainable development, a senior official have said.
Ca Mau tackles climate change Environment

Ca Mau tackles climate change

The southernmost province of Ca Mau is taking measures to cope with climate change and rising sea level as the impacts have become more pronounced in recent years, said Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Duong Thanh Binh.