Monthly Archives: March 2014

Improve an H’mong farmer’s life

Improve an H’mong farmer’s life

Agroforestry trials have been established for a range of trees and crops in the difficult terrain of northwestern Viet Nam, which is home to H’mong, Thai, Muong and Dao people, amongst others. Choosing which system is best is quite a challenge. You might like to think about how you would deal with some of the

Japanese organisation lends hand to Vietnamese students in need

A Japanese Buddhist organisation called Shinyo-en, has donated an additional USD5,000 in support of Vietnamese students who were affected by natural disasters last year.   Oota Ichiro from Shinyo-en handing over USD5,000 to Pham Huy Hoan, editor-in-chief of DTiNews and director of the Vietnamese Study Encouragement Fund Oota Ichiro, from Shinyo-en, handed over the funds

SE Asia forum explores green growth funding

SE Asia forum explores green growth funding

Policy-makers and climate change experts from Southeast Asia have discussed ways of financing low-carbon green growth in the region at a workshop held yesterday in Ha Noi. The participants also held a dialogue to explore options for funding green investments in energy, transport, agriculture, and manufacturing. The two-day workshop was hosted by the Ministry of

Orphaned girl faces dull future

A poor high school girl in the central province of Ha Tinh who lost her parents now has to live alone in a dilapidated tent and earn a living to support herself.   The girl now carries bricks for a local workshop Nguyen Thi Thanh Phuong, of Ha Tinh Province, has to tried to do