agriculture

Ethnic minority woman harvests crops in Ninh Binh. Credit: Oxfam Vietnam
Vietnam’s ethnic minorities have achieved remarkable successes in reducing poverty. However, they still face difficulties and challenges in their everyday lives. The poverty rate among ethnic minorities remains high. In 2012 59% of ethnic minority people were living in poverty. Poverty in Vietnam...
Foreign direct investment in the Mekong region is growing, with investors including foreign states, state-owned enterprises, regional companies and multinational corporations. Vietnam itself is an important investor in the Mekong region. According to data from the Ministry of Planning and...
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