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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...
Fiscal policy – the collection of government revenue (mainly through taxes) and spending of the government budget – is at the heart of efforts to reduce poverty and address inequality. Fair and effective tax policies are essential for any government to be able to finance and provide...
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...
Public administration services in Vietnam, such as applying for land-use right certificates, acquiring personal documents like birth certificates or registering a business, are often slow and inefficient. Both citizens and businesses often experience delays, non-transparent procedures and requests...
In recent years, the increasing complexity of socio-economic development has opened up space for policy advocacy in Vietnam. However, there are still limits on the opportunities for civil society to engage in policy-making processes. Oxfam’s Coalition Support Programme aims to contribute to...
Public budgets translate a government’s policies, commitments and goals into decisions on how much revenue to raise, how to raise it and how to use the funds to meet the country’s needs. While budgets affect the lives of all citizens, they can have the greatest impact on the well-being...
Red Dao women at a workshop. Credit: Oxfam in Vietnam
Oxfam’s good governance projects are focused on ensuring that all citizens have increased access to information and feel confident about raising their voices. We work to ensure that citizens have greater opportunities to influence decisions that shape their lives and are able to hold the...
Rural women participate in a consultation in Hoa Binh province. Credit: Oxfam Vietnam
Our good governance projects focuse on ensuring all citizens have access to information and feel confident about raising their voices. We work to ensure they have opportunities to influence decisions about their lives.
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