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Australian Ambassador Launches UNDP Policy Project

I would like first to thank UNDP and CEMA very much for the opportunity to be here today at the Kick-off workshop of the Project on accelerating socio-economic development and multi-dimensional poverty reduction among Ethnic Minorities in Vietnam in the period 2020-2025. Vietnam can be very proud of the socio-economic development over the past decade.

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Shooting Ahead with Bamboo

This winter, we spoke with Ms Lo Thi Nguyen, Director of the Xuan Nha Clean Bamboo Shoot Cooperative in front of the newly constructed processing factory located at Tun Village, Xuan Nha Commune, Van Ho District, Son La Province. The 400m2 modern facility is equipped to process bamboo shoots to be exported to Taiwan. “I

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Women’s voices heard as tourism given lift

Painter Đỗ Đức, 75, is no newcomer to Việt Nam’s northwest. Having passed through the mountains numerous times to sketch people going about their daily business and despite the rigours of getting around by motorbike and then walking long distances, he was still keen to become involved in a new local project aimed at tackling

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The Department of Culture and Information in Sa Pa is building the domestic market to respond to COVID-19

GREAT partner The Department of Culture and Information in Sa Pa recently organised a trip of 14 local tour operators to Ta Phin in response to COVID-19 to help build the domestic market.

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