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From Village to Markets: Empowering Ethnic Minority Women

The “From Village to Markets: Empowering Ethnic Minority Women” event held in Hanoi on December 6th highlighted both the challenges and opportunities to improve the economic empowerment of women in North West Vietnam. The event is organized by the Australian supported program called Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) which aims to empower local

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Clean and Green: Counter-Seasonal Vegetable Production

16 April 2019- There is a large market for counter-season vegetables in Hanoi’s summertime and the good roads from Son La now make it easier for transportation to the Capital. Son La has the ideal climate for counter-season growth.

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AusEquality|GREAT program officially kicks off in Son La Province

Son La, 24th July 2018 – The Australian and Vietnamese Governments officially kicked off its Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) Program in Northwestern Vietnam in a bid to empower, create jobs and improve incomes for local women.

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Aus4Equality|GREAT Kicks Off First Strategic Planning in Hanoi

16-18 April – The First Aus4Equality|GREAT Program Joint Strategic Planning workshop brought together nearly 40 representatives from key partner agencies, including DFAT, the Project Management Units (PMUs), CowaterSogema and the implementation team.

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Provincial Engagement Strategy Workshops

Recently the Aus4Equality|GREAT program brought together 50 participants in two Provincial Engagement Strategy workshops from the Provincial DPI, DARD, DCST, DOLISA, VWU, CEMA, and District representatives of Son La and Lao Cai.

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Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment in Vietnam

8 November 2017 – Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP announced a new initiative to support women’s economic empowerment in Vietnam. The Australian Government will invest $33.7 million

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