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Connecting communities with entrepreneurs to conserve water resources

Since November 2019, CISDOMA has cooperated with Tam Duong District People's Committee, with the support of the Management Board of Community Development Programs in Tam Duong District establised successfully activities in the Water Conservation Program funded by Heineken Vietnam. The project is implemented in the two communes of Binh Lu and Ho Thau, with a [...]

December 7th, 2020|Activities, News room, Uncategorized|

Reconstructing life after disaster for the people in Central Vietnam

Rain and floods occurred on a large scale in more than 11 central provinces, leaving many families to fall into a emtry-handed situation. Supporting the people to rebuild their lives is a major task: what to prioritize and how to rebuild is an urgent issue posed for the authorities. Recently, Mr. Dao Ngoc Ninh, Deputy [...]

December 7th, 2020|Activities, News room, Uncategorized|

Land for Ethnic Minorities: Needs Comprehensive policy and effective enforcement

In recent years, the Party and State have issued many policies on land settlement for ethnic minorities, lift hundreds of thousands of households from poverty. However, besides that, there are still many ethnic minority households still lacking residential land and production land. In order to ensure that ethnic minorities can access and use land in [...]

October 30th, 2020|Activities, News room, Uncategorized|

Developing Handbook for Community Engagement at Vietnam Rubber Group

On July 16-17, 2020, cooperated with Vietnam Rubber Industry Group – VRG, CISDOMA organized a training course to introduce the Handbook for Community Engagement for VRG managers. 34 managers of VRG’s branches in Vietnam and representatives of VRG's member companies in Laos and Cambodia participated in this training. Following up with the training, a field [...]

August 13th, 2020|Activities, Uncategorized|

Minimize harmful effects of pesticides and herbicides on farmers and consumers’ health

Although Vietnam has made great efforts to reduce the use of toxic chemicals in agriculture, the use of pesticides and herbicides remains common and causes negative impacts on the environment, on farmer's health and food safety. In recent years, CISDOMA has carried out many activities to address this issue. According to the Plant Protection Department [...]

March 25th, 2020|Activities, Uncategorized|

Land accumulation for agriculture, need a thoughtful road maps with appropriate solution

Land accumulation for modernization and improvement of agricultural efficiency has been considered a strategic direction of the Party and the State. In realization of the political direction, there are challenges to achievement of the goal, and to ensure social justice. In such context, CISDOMA has been conducting different activities to contribute to addressing these challenges. [...]

March 20th, 2020|Activities, Publications, Uncategorized|

Composting microbial organic fertilizer – A model that contributes to clean the environment and creates additional income for people

Chu Kheo Cao hamlet is a Hmong village located on a high mountain in Khun Ha commune, Tam Duong district, Lai Chau province. For a long time, people in the village still keep cattle near their houses and roads, so the environment in the village is very polluted and there is a high risk of disease. Stemming [...]

July 24th, 2019|Activities, Uncategorized|

Composting post-harvest straw: A solution to contribute to clean the air of Hanoi City

  Rice fields and straw dunes have long become familiar images associated with life in rural areas of Vietnam. However, at present, many farmers still burn straw after harvesting rice, because they think that it is quick, reducing labor use, destroying some pathogens and could collecting rice straw after the rice crop; but they did [...]

July 23rd, 2019|Activities, Uncategorized|

Myanmar Government officials’ study tour on law and policy development in land sector

July 2nd 2019, The Consultative Institute for Socio-Economic Development of Rural and Mountainous Areas (CISDOMA) welcomed a Delegation of senior Myanmar Government Officials in a study tour on law and policy development in land sector. Sharing and discussion between delegates The delegation comprises of 26 participants including senior officials from different committees of Myanmar Upper House, [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Activities, Uncategorized|

Sharing workshop on Using Mobile Apps for Pesticide Control in Agriculture

On February 27, 2019, at Tam Duong – Lai Chau, 30 delegates attended a workshop for sharing experience in using the mobile app for monitoring agriculture inputs, and pesticide mapping. The workshop was co-organized by the Consultative Institute for Socio-Economic Development of Rural and Mountainous Areas (CISDOMA) and Agro-ecology Learning alliance in South East Asia [...]

March 6th, 2019|Activities|