Period 2015 – 2020


CISDOMA, as a creditable organization providing high quality services in implementation of and technical assistance to development actions, contributes towards building an equal society in which each every person has stable livelihood, safe and healthy living environment.


Co-operating with non-governmental organizations, donors, state agencies and communities through consulting, training and implementing development activities to enhance effectiveness of these activities, and facilitate solution for sustainable development in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.


  • Transparency
  • Equality
  • Solidarity
  • Creativity
  • Effectiveness

Thematic focuses

  • Sustainable management of environment and natural resources;
  • Climate change resilience;
  • Disasters risk management;
  • Sustainable agriculture, rural livelihood; and
  • Market connection, social enterprises development


  • Conducting studies, evaluation and implementing interventions on abovementioned fields
  • Training and capacity building; and
  • Providing recommendations and feedbacks on policies, strategies, and legal documents in relevant fields

Target Beneficiaries and Locations

  • Poor communities, farmers, ethnic minorities living in rural and mountainous areas; and
  • Vietnam and Southeast Asia;

Strategic Approaches

  • Collaborating with national and international research institutions to conduct studies, assessment and implementation of projects on sustainable development of rural and mountainous areas, rural livelihood, natural resources and environment management, climate change resilience and disasters risk management, and promotion and protection of ethnic heritages;
  • Collaborating with local and international training agencies to organize capacity building activities on abovementioned fields;
  • Collaborating with local and international agencies, universities and research institutions to organize scientific seminars, action researches, exchanges of information, experience, studies and scholars, eco-cultural tourism; and
  • Networking and partnering: Establishing a co-operative relation and connection with like-minded networks of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), researching institutions, universities, and scientists at both local and international levels

Cross-cutting Issues

  • Participatory approaches;
  • Gender;
  • Action research;
  • Networking; and
  • Policy advocacy

Potential Partners

  • Donors: World Bank, UNDP, European Commission (EC), Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC), Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Research and Technological Exchange Group (GRET), Mekong Region Land Governance (MRLG) and enterprises.
  • Government Agencies: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development, Ministry of Natural resources and Environment, Ministry of Social, Invalids and Social Affair, Committee for Ethnic Minority Affair, The Government Inspectorate, Ministry of Home Affairs and Provincial agencies
  • NGOs and network of NGOs: Oxfam, Plan International, Care International, ActionAid, Aide et Action, AFAP…
  • Universities, research institutions and the experts

Development Target to 2020


  • Regular Staff: 10 – 15 people
  • Volunteers/Interns: 3-5 people
  • Regular collaborators/Technical advisors: 10 people

       Budget: 400 000 – 600.000 USD/year in which:

  • Services (Consultation, research, evaluation & training): 200.000 – 300.000 USD/year
  • On-spot projects and activities: 200.000 – 300.000 USD/year