The Gender-Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) programme, funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is the Aid Investment Plan’s flagship initiative for the socio-economic development of women in north-west Vietnam. The Program aims to increase women’s economic participation and decision-making through improved access to markets and more effective engagement in the agriculture and tourism value chains in ethnic minority regions of North-West Vietnam.

CISDOMA delivered consultancy service to GREAT project on Community, socio-culture, and gender assessment


From January to June 2018,


  • Design the background studies (including this study) and other strategic inputs for the Inception Phase of the project
  • Conduct qualitative data collection tools for power and gender analysis in 9 communes of 5 district in Son La and Lao Cai provinces
  • Contribute to data analysis and writing up the deliverables
  • Present main findings and recommendations, inputs to develop provincial engagement strategies, GESI plan, innovation plan, theory of change etc. of the programme.