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High-quality vegetable seedlings changing lives of Muong women

Like many Muong ethnic minority women in her community, Mrs Dinh Thi Huong lacked confidence in the business dealings associated with the farm she and her husband operate in Van Ho District in Vietnam’s Son La Province. Mrs Huong and her husband, Mr Hoang Van Nong, faced many difficulties in sourcing quality vegetable seedlings needed

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Together we can do much – growing the cinnamon sector in Lao Cai

Cinnamon is grown widely in Vietnam’s Lao Cai Province, with more than 30,000 hectares of land in the Province currently producing this in-demand spice. However, the producers and buyers of cinnamon have historically been somewhat disconnected. Now, one project is working to change that. The Australian Government-funded Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) Program

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Chieng Ken women connecting to global spice and perfume markets

In the past, women in the highlands of Chieng Ken Commune, Van Ban District, in Vietnam’s Lao Cai Province relied on growing maize, sweet potatoes, and cassava for a living – generally time-consuming and low value crops. These women are now working with a project delivered in a partnership between the Australian Government-funded Gender Responsive

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The links that bind us: connecting bamboo producers, processors and exporters in North-West Vietnam.

The lives of ethnic minorities in communes in Van Ho District in Vietnam’s Son La Province have changed for the better as a result of a project delivered through the Australian Government-funded Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) Project in partnership with the Center for Rural Economy Development (CRED). The project is focused on

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Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) is an Aus4Equality initiative, managed by Cowater International on behalf of the Australian Government.

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