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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.”

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 9:15am

Results from a recent research study on land rights were released last week at a workshop in Hanoi. The workshop also introduced the Vietnam Land Access for Women program, through which the survey was conducted in two provinces. The LAW project is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and the Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS).

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 7:45am

HANOI, March 19, 2015 -- The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Assistant Administrator for Asia, Jonathan Stivers, will visit Vietnam from March 19 - 21. During the visit, Mr. Stivers will observe a signing of a statement of cooperation with the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology to expand the partnership between the United States and Vietnam in the science and technology area.

USAID Mission Director Joakim Parker speaks at the launching event of the EPT-2 program.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 4:45am

HANOI, March 10, 2015 -- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Emerging Pandemic Threats 2 (EPT-2) program to support efforts in Vietnam to better prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats. This program is closely aligned with the key objectives of the governments’ partnership on the Global Health Security Agenda and Vietnam’s adoption of the International Health Regulations.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 4:30am

U.S. Embassy officials will today visit Dien Bien province to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the normalization of relations between the United States and Vietnam and hold local consultations to inform about operational planning for HIV/AIDS programming.

USAID’s Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Jason Foley and Minister of MARD Cao Duc Phat signed the MOU.
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 2:00am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen disaster response management. By building capacity at MARD to implement what is called an Incident Command System (ICS), USAID supports Vietnam’s efforts to continuously improve response and coordination systems to more effectively respond to all kinds of incidents and disasters.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 2:45am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the video contest for vocational, college and university students. The contest aims to engage Vietnamese youth in addressing the country’s development challenges.

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius speaks to reporters during the launch.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 4:00am

Vietnam’s efforts to accelerate green growth were boosted today with the launch of a new joint project in the framework of MPI, UNDP and USAID partnership to advance Vietnam’s Green Growth Strategy.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 8:45am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has just launched a first-of-its-kind project in Vietnam that aims to empower farmers, especially women, to enhance their access to land by increasing their awareness of existing land rights under current legislation.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 5:15am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today joined the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry to formally establish a new Vietnam Trade Facilitation Alliance (VTFA) through a memorandum of understanding. The private sector-led alliance will provide policy and technical assistance to the General Department of Vietnam Customs and relevant trade facilitation agencies and authorities in Vietnam to advance Vietnam’s competitiveness.


Last updated: September 27, 2016

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