Central Highlands tackles poverty with livestock

   Dinh Thi Hue, 28, feeds a cow that she received from the Central Highlands poverty reduction project. The project is expected to benefit 540,000 people in the region by 2019. — VNS Photos Ngoc Duy

12/01/2016 - 16:32:00

   With the support from the World Bank (WB), the Government of Vietnam has been implementing the Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project (GNTN) in the form of a community driven development project in the Central and Highlands Region of Vietnam. The project focuses on 130 communes in 26 poor districts of 6 provinces which are Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai.

   The development objective of the project is to improve livelihood opportunities for poor households and communities in the Central and Highlands of Vietnam through: (i) improve accessibility to basic services in community level, particularly concerning agricultural production and income increase; (ii) resolve difficulties in approach to natural resources and market opportunities; and (iii) provide investment support for local (district level and below) to strengthen linkages...     More details


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