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Training on Biodiversity Conservation in the fields in Man Duc and Dong Lai commune, Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province

Phase 1 of the project “The Mường and sustainable agriculture” was implemented between January 2012 and May 2013. The phase raised awareness about the harmful effects of pesticides to human’s health, agro-biodiversity and livelihoods to Muong people in Tử Nê and Thanh Hối communes. Due to the positive results achieved from Phase 1, the project …

Tan Tien’s animal husbandry group’s slaughtering activity

In 2012, disease and the uncertainty of the market led to loss of income for those who raised pigs. Many people could not sell their pigs or had to sell them at a very low price to wholesalers while the price of pork in the market remained strong. At that time, members of Tan Tien …

Promotion of community travel in Cu village, Tu Ne commune, Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province

Establishing community-based tourism is a component of two projects, namely “Restoration and Conservation of Mường Culture through Ecotourism in Tử Nê and Thanh Hối Commune, Tân Lạc District, Hòa Bình Province” and “The Poor and Capacity Building”. The goal of community-based tourism is to (1), protect the environment, (2) preserve Muong culture and indigenous knowledge, …

The First General Meeting of Binh Minh Service and Rural Development Co-operative.

On the 1st December 2012, Binh Minh Service and Rural Development Co-operative of Tu Ne and Thanh Hoi Communes, Tan Lac District, Hoa Binh Province held its first General Meeting, term 2012-2015. People attending the meeting included Mr. Vu Quang Hung – Representative of the Tan Lac District Agricultural Office; Mr. Quach Hai – Chairman of …

HG Travel Hands Over Investment Categories to Cu Travel Group

After one year of the project “Support for community-based tourism” at Cu village Tu Ne commune, Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province, the representative of HG travel has handed over investment categories to the Cu travel group on 15 November, 2012 with the presence of the Chairman of Tu Ne commune People’s committee – Mr. …

Middleschool students participating in Project on Agrobiodiversity (ABD) and Pesticides Impact Assessment (PIA)

The project “Sustainable Agriculture and the Muong Ethnic Minority People in the Northwest of Vietnam” has been implemented for 9 months (since February 2012). The project activities include training in Agrobiodiversity (ABD) and Pesticides Impacts Assessment (PIA) for farmers, Tu Ne and Thanh Hoi middle school teachers, clinic staffs and students of Hanoi University of …

Cooperative initiators meeting

The Centre for Environment and Community Assets Development (CECAD) has implemented many projects aiming to improve living standards in the Tu Ne and Thanh Hoi villages over an eight year period. Support from CECAD has enabled many households to climb out of poverty through developing their farming techniques and gaining extra income from alternative sources …

CECAD staff visit successful cooperative models in Hanoi

The Centre of Environment and Community Assets Development (CECAD) aims to support Tu Ne and Thanh Hoi villagers in establishing cooperatives for producing and selling clean farming products through the project “Community-based Organisations in Natural Resource Management in Tu Ne and Thanh Hoi Communes, Tan Lac District, Hoa Binh Province.” In order to understand more …

Training Course on Pesticide Impact Assessment (PIA)

Within the framework of the project entitled “The Muong and Sustainable Agriculture”, a training course on The Pesticide Impact Assessment (PIA) was organized. The first training course on Agro-biodiversity was held in March 2012. The course, which was held from May 18 to May 20, 2012, provided villagers, teachers from Tu Ne and Thanh Hoi …

A representative of ICCO visited the project site of CECAD

On May 8 and 9, 2012, a representative of ICCO, Mr. Le Hien, visited the project site of The Centre for Environment and Community Assets Development in Tu Ne and Thanh Hoi communes, Tan Lac District, Hoa Binh Province. During the visit, Mr. Hien was monitoring the project’s progress, meeting with CECAD staff members as …