poverty reduction

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...
Rural children smile under peach blossoms in northern Vietnam. Credit: Oxfam Vietnam
Vietnam has achieved remarkable success in reducing poverty. However, the poor in Vietnam are still facing challenges and difficulties. Poverty remains concentrated in ethnic minority populations: in 1998, ethnic minorities accounted for 29% of the total poor, while in 2012 this rate had increased...
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