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National Story Competition to Celebrate World Food Day 2014
14 Jul 2014 -- FAO Viet Nam Announcement of National Story Competition to Celebrate World Food Day 2014 Topic:   The Role of Vietnamese Women in Family Farming1. Background: As part of this year’s celebrations for World Food Day on 16 October 2014, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and UN Women in Viet Nam are launching a national story competition to shine a spotlight on the important role that women play [more...]

Launching Ceremony for FAO/AFD Project on the Promotion of Rural Development through Development of Geographical Indications at Regional Level in Asia
Hanoi, Viet Nam, 25 Jun 2014 -- The National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP), Ministry of Science and Technology of Viet Nam, has organized the launching in Viet Nam of the FAO/AFD project on the Promotion of Rural Development through Development of Geographical Indications at Regional Level in Asia. The launch signals Viet Nam’s emphasis on joining a growing movement among ASEAN countries seeking better recognition of the uniqueness of its food, agricultural and handicraft products.During the [more...]

Consultative Meeting Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture
Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 18 Jun 2014 -- The Governments of Viet Nam, South-Africa and The Netherlands co-organize a Consultative meeting, with support from the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR), FAO, CGIAR/CCAFS, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Italy, for establishing an Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture. This consultation for the Asia Pacific region takes place from 18-20 June in Hanoi, Viet Nam. The consultation is officially opened by H.E. Mr. Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture [more...]

CCAFS Workshop on Scenario-guided Planning for Climate Smart Agriculture
Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 08 May 2014 -- The FAO Economics and Policy Innovations for Climate Smart Agriculture (EPIC) Programme and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) together with the Northern mountainous Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute (NOMAFSI) are organizing two days workshop for Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) investment proposal and policy recommendations for Viet Nam, based on future climate and socio-economic scenarios, from 8-9 May 2014 in Ha Noi, Viet nam. The [more...]

Regional Workshop on Capacity Development to Support National Drought Management Policies in Asia
Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 06 May 2014 -- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) and UN Water-Programme on Capacity Development (DPC), in collaboration with the Vietnam Academy for Water Resources (VAWR) and the Institute for Water Development and Partnership (IWDP) of Viet Nam organize a  Regional Workshop on Capacity Development to [more...]

Closing workshop of the project “ Building capacity to eliminate POPs pesticides stockpiles in Vietnam ” GCP/VIE/040/GFF
Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 29 Apr 2014 -- Plant Protection Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development  and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organized the closing workshop for GEF funded project on Building capacity to eliminate POPs pesticides stockpiles in Vietnam. The project’s activities focus on three areas including:1. Improved capacity for handing pesticide stockpiles,2. Destroyed known stockpiles and3. Improved management capacity to prevent the importation and use of banned POP pesticidesUnder overall objectives of [more...]

Joint Field Visit to IBSA Funded Project “Establishment of Rice Seed Production Hub  in   Da Nang City”
Da Nang, Viet Nam, 24 Apr 2014 -- A high-level delegation headed by Ms Pratibha Mehta, the United Nations Resident Coordinator, and joined by Mr. JongHa Bae, FAO Representative in Viet Nam, and the Ambassadors of Brazil, India and South Africa visits the UN-IBSA funded project “Establishment of Rice Seed Production Hub in Da Nang City”. The delegation meets with project’s stakeholders, talks with cooperative members in Hoa Tien commune, and visits a seed-testing laboratory. Financed by the India [more...]

Community Forestry – The Future of Forest Management in Viet Nam
Thai Nguyen Province, Viet Nam, 23 Apr 2014 -- Viet Nam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST) in cooperation with RECOFTC-The Center for People and Forest, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry (TUAF) organized the National Forum on Community Forestry. The forum attracted the participation of more than 60 delegates from public, private and development sectors along with representatives from research and training institution and forest communities, who would like to [more...]

EU FAO FLEGT Programme Calls for Concept Notes from countries engaged in VPAs
21 Apr 2014 -- The EU FAO Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Programme (EU FAO FLEGT Programme) is now accepting concept notes from government institutions, civil society and private sector organizations in timber-producing countries engaged in Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) with the EU. Grants of up to €100 000 are available through the call. Projects should address one of the Programme’s eight thematic areas of supportand should be aligned with the priorities of [more...]

Announcement on the First Vietnam National Forum for Community Forestry (CF)
Thai Nguyen Province, Viet Nam, 14 Apr 2014 -- A National Forum on Community Forestry will be organized by Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST), Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry (TUAF), FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), and RECOFTC – the Center for People and Forests. The forum will provide an opportunity for participants to:Assess key success and lessons learnt of community forestry in the country;Discuss ways forward to national roll-out of CF in Vietnam [more...]

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