The Australian-funded Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) program hosted a Symposium and Summation Workshop: Engaging Women in Markets – Scaling up Local Successes Nationwide in Hanoi on 27 May 2022. Symposium attendees included Australian and Vietnamese government representatives, the private sector and civil society organisations. Ethnic minority women were also represented and the
A delegation from the Australian Embassy in Vietnam visited Lao Cai Province from 5 to 6 June 2022 to meet with local government leaders, businesses and communities benefiting from Australia’s investment in the province.
On 12 and 13 April 2022, a delegation from the Australian Embassy in Vietnam led by Ms Robyn Mudie, Australia’s Ambassador to Vietnam visited Son La Province to meet with local government leaders and farmers and businesses who are benefiting from the Australian-funded Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) Program. The delegation learned first-hand
On 12 and 13 December 2021, a delegation from the Australian Embassy in Vietnam led by Mr Mark Tattersall, Australia’s Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam visited local ethnic minority women and businesses in Son La Province, who are benefiting from the Australian-funded Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) Program. The mission was a chance to
The Australian Government-funded Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) Program hosted an online training course on October 4, 2021 focused on promoting agricultural products and community-based tourism services on Lazada Vietnam, one of the most popular e-commerce platforms in the country. More than 70 representatives from the GREAT Program, government agencies, GREAT’s business partners
The Australian Government-funded Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) Program has been operating in Van Ban District, Lao Cai, for two years and the Program’s contribution to the economic development of the province is becoming clearer, including a positive contribution at the community-level. Delivered in partnership with the Government of Vietnam, GREAT is a
One cool spring afternoon, the hills full of young cinnamon trees rustle in strong winds. Taking a rest from clearing grass on the hill, Đặng Thị Diện, 30, of the Dao ethnic minority group takes her smart phone out. Instead of swiping for the latest news, she opens the newly-installed application to type in what
Ban Lien Commune is located 30km from Bac Ha Town in Vietnam’s Lao Cai Province and, with its scenic landscape, stilt houses on hillsides, tea plantations and palm trees. It has great potential to develop into a tourism destination. Furthermore, the community are friendly and hospitable hosts and the local food serves as another experience
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.