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
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.
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.
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