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Ecological Farming training course launched for young Ethnic Minority farmers in Simacai, Lao Cai

Date: 26/07/2016

On July 22nd 2016, the first training course ‘Agro-forestry and Veterinary Medicine’ was launched in the Farmer Field School in Simacai (Simacai district, Lao Cai). The training is co-organized by the Simacai District People’s Committee (DPC), Lao ...

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CIRUM succeeds lobbying Circular No 38/2007/TT-BNN regarding forest allocation and forest lease

Date: 14/07/2016

On June 27th, 2016 a new Circular (No 20/2016/TT-BNN) was issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). This new Circular amended the previous No 38/2007/TT-BNN
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Gender Empowerment: Forest-based livelihood development led by Ethnic Minority Women

Date: 05/07/2016

Gender empowerment is critical for sustainable livelihood development. Ethnic minority (EM) women in the mountainous areas of Vietnam are often excluded from ...

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Capacity building training on communication and management skills for CIRUM’s staff

Date: 05/07/2016

To enhance staff capacity, CIRUM recently underwent a 2-day workshop on communication and management skills. The training is one of CIRUM’s strategic activities for ...

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Participatory Video training for young Tay people in Khe Vap village Bac Lang commune, Dinh Lap district of Lang Son province

Date: 26/06/2016

Training on Participatory Video (PV) for young Tay people in Khe Vap village was conducted to introduce use of high but easy-to-use technology as a tool to record their own lives’ activities. ...

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Let Ethnic Minority communities be informed about development projects

Date: 19/06/2016

So often, Ethnic Minority (EM) communities in Vietnam are not well-consulted about development projects (DP). As these communities are blocked from information about project financial funders, project performance standards and complaint mechanisms, they suffer significantly in every ...

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Local Forum Roles of Community Forests in Ethnic Minority People’s Lives

Date: 16/06/2016

On May 31st 2016, CIRUM, LandNet in collaboration with Lao Cai Provincial Union of Science and Technology Associations (PUSTA) to co-organize a local forum on “Roles of community forest in Lao Cai ethnic minority people’s lives: Opportunity and Challenges” in ...

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Initial Achievements from Small Forest Protection Groups In Ho Muoi village, Minh Son commune, Huu Lung district of Lang Son province

Date: 23/05/2016

In 2013, Local authorities in Huu Lung district Lang Son province with the supports of CIRUM as a small pilot project in lobbying, have succeeded in withdrawing 59.6 ha of forest land from Dong Bac Forestry Company ...

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