pro-poor

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...
As Vietnam experiences rapid socio-economic change, so too are the development challenges that the country faces changing. New sources of vulnerability are emerging, inequality is on the rise, and poverty is becoming more concentrated in ethnic minority areas. In order to effectively address these...
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