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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|Press Release, 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|Press Release, 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|Press Release, 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|Press Release, 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|Press Release, 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|Press Release, 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|Press Release|

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|

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|