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Forum “Donor Coordination for New Rural Development in Vietnam”
14 May 2013 -- As the focal point supporting the Government of Vietnam to implement the Tam Nong policy, FAO is responsible for coordinating and mobilizing resources and experts of UN agencies to support the integrated rural development in the period 2010-2020. FAO has cooperated with the International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, through the International Support Group (ISG), to organize the forum “Donor Coordination for New Rural Development in Vietnam”. [more...]

Conference on Resource Mobilization for Influenza A(H7N9) Prevention, Control and Preparedness in Viet Nam
06 May 2013 -- FAO ECTAD Viet Nam co-chaired the Briefing on the International Influenza A(H7N9) Disease Situation and Vietnam's Prevention, Control and Preparedness Activities and Resource Mobilization Workshop with the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), and WHO. The four partners that co-chaired the meeting also jointly released a statement demonstrating close collaboration and coordination between the animal and human health sectors within the One Health framework. The FAO [more...]

Updated Situation and Events of H7N9
25 Apr 2013 -- The Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Disease (ECTAD) within the FAO Representation in Viet Nam is closely monitoring the evolving situation and events of H7N9 in China in cooperation with the Government of Viet Nam, both the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and with other international partners such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the United States Center for Disease Control (USCDC) and Agency [more...]

FAO ECTAD encourages everyone to pay close attention to the events of H7N9
16 Apr 2013 -- As the total number of human cases from avian influenza A (H7N9) virus passes 60, and the human death toll reaches 13 people, the government of Viet Nam is being challenged to prepare for, detect and respond to a novel virus that poses risks to people, livelihoods, food security, economies, and biodiversity.  In response, the government of Viet Nam organized the Workshop of Implementing Guidelines of the Prime Minister on [more...]

Workshop on Implementing Guidelines of the Viet Nam Prime Minister on A influenza (H7N9) Control and Prevention
13 Apr 2013 -- The Emergency Centre of Transboundary Disease Control (ECTAD) FAO was asked to contribute to the Ministerial level workshop “Implementing Guidelines of the Viet Nam Prime Minister on A influenza (H7N9) Control and Prevention” which was co-chaired by Minister of Health Ministry (MOH) and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry (MARD) in Ha Noi. Dr. Scott Newman, Senior Technical Coordinator at FAO Viet Nam was asked to provide information about [more...]

FAO Viet Nam Co-supported Viet Nam Agricultural Outlook Conference 2013
Hanoi, Vietnam, 04 Apr 2013 -- The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD) co-organised the Vietnam Agricultural Outlook Conference 2013 in Hanoi. The Conference was of a particular interest to broad audience since it provided an insight to rice, livestock and aquaculture sector outputs in 2012 and outlook for 2013 and addresses problems and perspectives in Viet Nam’s rural development. The conference presented [more...]

National One Health Conference on Working Together to Address Infectious Disease Risks
03 Apr 2013 -- The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in cooperation with the Ministry of Health is hosting a National Conference on applying a “One Health” approach to infectious disease risks in Viet Nam. Infectious diseases that cross from animals to humans such as SARS, avian influenza and HIV/AIDS can pose enormous risks to human health, livelihoods, trade, tourism and economic growth. Recent years have witnessed a significant increase in such emerging [more...]

Announcement: The EU-FAO FLEGT Programme call for proposals : VPA countries
13 Mar 2013 -- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is issuing a call for proposals through its EU-FAO Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Programme (EU-FAO FLEGT Programme) - VPA countries such as Vietnam The EU-FAO FLEGT Programme is a four year initiative funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by FAO. It is an expanded second phase of the ACP-FLEGT Support Programme, starting in May 2012 and [more...]

25 Jan 2013 -- Funding available for 1 doctoral student positionCall for Application 2013DEADLINE: February 11, 2013The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), under the joint project with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development project entitiled “Climate-smart Agriculture: Capturing the synergies among Mitigation, Adaptation and Food Security” is providing a competitive grant to fund academic training and research in the area of agriculture economics and development with a focus on [more...]

Viet Nam and Sierra Leone cooperation enhanced under South-South Cooperation Programme
24 Jan 2013 -- In an effort to move forward with the South-South Cooperation Programme with the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, and with financial support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), a high-level official delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security of Sierra Leone visited Viet Nam from 13th to 19th January 2013.The Governments of Sierra Leone and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam will [more...]

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