Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on empowering women in diplomacy between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Under the MOU, Australian and Vietnamese leaders, policy makers and diplomats will come together in
May 30-31, 2019. Australia’s Ambassador to Vietnam, HE Craig Chittick and colleagues from the Australian Embassy in Vietnam visited partners of the Aus4Quality|GREAT Program in Van Ban, Bac Ha and Sa Pa districts in Lao Cai. The visit to Lao Cai was an opportunity for the Australian Ambassador to see first-hand how GREAT is creating economic
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.
19 March 2019- The GREAT Program has just signed two new community-based tourism projects in Son La and Lao Cai, Northwest Vietnam with the objective to economically empower ethnic minority women.
23 January 2019 – The first agriculture project under the GREAT Program, a pilot on the development of a VietGAP vegetable value chain, was launched today in Van Ho District, Son La Province.
The GREAT Program has selected 33 potential partners, based on their innovative business initiatives and policy improvement ideas to engage and benefit women in Lao Cai province.
Hợp tác xã Hợp Thành Thanh Vận được thành lập vào cuối năm 2017. Trước đó, các thành viên đều là những nông dân không có kinh nghiệm kinh doanh ở bất kỳ quy mô nào ngoài hộ gia đình của họ. Tuy vậy, chỉ một năm sau đó, với sự hỗ trợ kỹ thuật
Hop Thanh Thanh Van Cooperative was formed in late 2017. The farmer members had not been accustomed to doing business on any scale other than their own household. Just a year later, with technical and financial support from the WEAVE project, they started to form production groups, diversify the products and the markets, and slowly
The GREAT Program has selected 22 potential partners, including private enterprises, social enterprises, business associations, government agencies, non-government organisations and research institutions, based on their innovative ideas to engage and benefit women in Son La province.
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