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Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 11:45am

QUANG NAM, October 20, 2016 – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new project that will assist Vietnam’s transition to climate-smart and low-emission development through improved forest protection, enhanced biodiversity conservation, and increased resilience of communities.

USAID's Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Gloria Steele, announced the USAID Green Annamites Project during a meeting with leaders of the People’s Committee of Quang Nam province. This project, which runs from 2016 until 2020, will invest approximately $24 million in Quang Nam and Thua Thien Hue provinces.

“Climate change work is an important part of our strategy in Vietnam,” said Steele. “This project is designed to improve people’s incomes by promoting investment in climate smart agriculture while at the same time conserving Vietnam’s natural forests and biodiversity. Quang Nam and Thua Thien Hue provinces are demonstrating how sustainable development can contribute to Vietnam’s efforts to achieve low emission and resilient economic growth.”

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 3:15am

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius and Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber today joined representatives from four coastal provinces of the Red River Delta and development partners to launch the Red River Delta Adaptation and Youth (READY) program, which will promote effective and innovative climate change adaptation (CCA) initiatives in Vietnam’s Red River Delta.

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 3:15am

The Inclusion of Vietnamese with Disabilities Project (IVWD), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has supported the development of a national inclusive education legal framework that has enabled approximately 500,000 Vietnamese children with disabilities to enjoy school education and brought about information technology training and employment opportunities to 1,400 youths with disabilities over the past ten years.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 5:15am

USAID welcomes the announcement of the General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC) of the official launch of Vietnam’s National Single Window and the integration with the ASEAN Single Window customs system.

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 5:30am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched a Healthy Markets Innovation Fund – an initiative to identify and invest in innovative social enterprise ideas for HIV-related commodities and services in Vietnam.

Panel discussion: ‘Transforming Lives: a Retrospective Look at Past Experiences and Future Cooperation.'
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 6:00am

Today, the U.S. Embassy, in cooperation its Vietnamese government partners, held a signature event entitled “Advancing Prosperity: Twenty Years of U.S.-Vietnam Development Cooperation,” to highlight key achievements since the normalization of the diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1995 and outline the agenda for future cooperation.

USAID Mission Director Joakim Parker (right) and Vietnam's Vice Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung at the signing even
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 3:30am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) today agreed to cooperate in strengthening adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency policies for sustainable low-emission development in Vietnam.

USAID Vietnam Mission Director Joakim Parker presents prizes to the winners of the USAID student video contest.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 6:30am

HANOI, July 24, 2015 -- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today held an event at the U.S. Embassy’s American Center to award winners of a video contest launched by USAID to engage Vietnamese youth in addressing the country’s development challenges.

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 4:15am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partner, Peace Winds America, have launched the Sister Cities Disaster Preparedness Program. Numerous small and medium sized businesses will participate in the three-year initiative that promotes business resilience and public-private cooperation in partnership with the city of Hai Phong.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 6:15am

On Earth Day today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the U.S. National Geographic Society, the Smithsonian Institution, and the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC, will launch the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge to reward innovative science and technology solutions that help combat wildlife trafficking. This global competition will award four prizes of up to $500,000 for innovative science and technology solutions to fight this increasingly serious crime.


Last updated: September 27, 2016

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