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Australian Deputy Head of Mission to Vietnam visits WEAVE project in Lao Cai

Australian Deputy Head of Mission to Vietnam, Ms. Rebecca Bryant, and colleagues visited the Women Economic Empowerment through Agricultural Value Chain Enhancement (WEAVE) project in Bac Ha District, Lao Cai province on 19 October 2018. Ms. Bryant met with local women and men, provincial and commune leaders to understand the challenges facing ethnic minority women

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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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