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Dialogue on Land Accumulation and Concentration in Agriculture – Reality and Policy Related Issues

Hanoi, January 25th, 2019, fifteen experts attended a dialogue on land accumulation and concentration in agriculture, organized by the Consultative Institute for Socio-Economic Development – (CISDOMA) and Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VERP) with the support of Oxfam in Viet Nam. Vietnamese government is expressing great interest and taking different actions to promote [...]

January 29th, 2019|Press Release|

Vietfarm Award – Agriculture with Quality, Responsibility, Fairness and Sustainability for small farmers.

On December 23, 2018, CISDOMA, in collaboration with Center for Development and Integration (CDI), Association of Vietnam Retailers (AVR) and Information Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (AGROINFO) co-organized “Vietfarm Award – Pride of Vietnam Agro-products 2018”, which is funded by Irish Aid as the main sponsor. VietFarm award and Vietfarm standards aim to promote [...]

December 27th, 2018|News room|

Promoting parent participation– Key to a better education

Parent’s capacity and involvement play an integral role in the development of a child. With regards to academic achievement, parent participation in school activities has been proved to boost school success and improvement. Identifying parents as a critical link in advancing education, the project “Promoting inclusive and relevant early childhood care and education for ethnic [...]

December 21st, 2018|News room, Uncategorized|

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|