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Farmers using smartphone app to improve production management and product quality

On 25-26 of July 2018, CISDOMA conducted a training for 30 farmers to introduce them to an input tracking mobile phone app (rtWork), with a view to implementing it in Tam Duong, Lai Chau, for the summer-autumn maize crop. This smart phone app has the potential to optimize production input management, which facilitates origin tracking [...]

August 6th, 2018|Press Release|

Workshop on Simulation Games

Hanoi June 08, 2018, twenty participants coming from various organizations in Laos and Vietnam attended a one-day sharing workshop on simulation games organized by the Consultative Institute for Socio-Economic Development - CISDOMA. From practical experiences of practitioners, great potential for application of the games was observed as the result from this workshop. On June 08, [...]

June 18th, 2018|Press Release, Uncategorized|

Publication of the Handbook on Citizens Monitoring Land Use and Governance

Under the project “Citizens Monitoring Land Governance in Vietnam”, The Consultative Institute for Socio-Economic Development of Rural and Mountainous Areas – CISDOMA was responsible for compiling and publishing “The Handbook on Citizens Monitoring Land Use and Governance”. The handbook provides guidelines on methodologies and processes with which citizens could monitor, collect information on, and conduct [...]

May 11th, 2018|News room, Uncategorized|

VTV Reportage: The project “Securing land rights of women in ethnic minorities through legal support”

On January 9th 2018, a reportage of the project “Securing land rights of women in ethnic minorities through legal support” implemented by The Consultative Institute for Socio-Economic Development of Rural and Mountainous Areas (CISDOMA) was aired on Vietnam Television (VTV). For further information, please visit: http://vtv.vn/video/chuyen-dong-24h-trua-09-01-2018-272310.htm Project information: Name: Securing land rights of women in [...]

January 12th, 2018|News room, Publications|

National workshop “Improving the quality of education for ethnic minority children through language development” held in Hanoi

On September 19th 2017, the Consultative Institute for Socio-Economic Development of Rural and Mountainous Areas (CISDOMA) in coordination with Aide et Action Vietnam (AEA) and Vietnam Institute of Educational Sciences (VNIES) held the national workshop "Improving the quality of education for ethnic minority children through language development". This is an activity within the framework of [...]

December 22nd, 2017|News room, Press Release|

Enhancing farmers’ analytical and decision making capacity through application of simulation games

“Through the games, I now know to invest more wisely”, Ms. Luong Thi Doi, a farmer in Binh Lu commune, Tam Duong district (Lai Chau province) shared after attending the sessions of simulation games. These simulation sessions was supported by the project “Promoting agro-ecology transition via enhancing farmers’ analytical and decision making capacity through application [...]

November 16th, 2017|News room, Press Release, Uncategorized|

Vietnamese version of the FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on the responsible Governance of Tenures (VGGT) officially published

The “Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security” in Vietnamese was recently published jointly by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Oxfam in Vietnam, the Consultative Institute of Socio-Economic Development of Rural and Mountainous Areas (CISDOMA) and Vietnam Land [...]

October 20th, 2017|News room, Press Release, Publications|

Handover of the waste management project in Hoang Dong commune, Hai Phong province

After one year of implementation, the project “Waste Management at Hoang Dong commune, Thuy Nguyen district, Hai Phong city” has been successfully completed. On September 29th 2017, The Consultative Institute for Socio-Economic Development of Rural and Mountainous Areas (CISDOMA) in coordination with Damen Song Cam Shipyard (DSCS) organized the ceremony to hand over the project to [...]

October 1st, 2017|News room, Press Release|

Training on climate change and its impacts on local livelihoods

In September 2017, The Consultative Institute for Socio-Economic Development of Rural and Mountainous Areas (CISDOMA) in cooperation with Tam Duong District People’s Committee (Lai Chau province) and Nga Nam District People’s Committee (Soc Trang province) organized two training courses on climate change and its impacts on local livelihoods in two project areas. These trainings are [...]

September 22nd, 2017|News room, Press Release|

Successful completion of technical assistance project in Laos PDR

By end of August 2017, after 11 months of implementation, CISDOMA has successfully completed the technical assistance project in Laos PDR on "Auditing of Enterprises/Restaurants for Good Practices for Food Safety Handling, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), and Postharvest Handling". This is part of the Trade Facilitation “Improved Sanitary and Phytosanitary Handling of Greater Mekong Sub Region [...]

September 8th, 2017|News room, Press Release, Uncategorized|