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Meetings about safe agricultural products with Hoa Binh provincial government representatives and Tan Lac local government

On 04 December 2014, CECAD members and VECO Vietnam had meetings about safe agricultural products with Hoa Binh provincial government representatives and Tan Lac local government officers. In morning of 04 December, VECO and CECAD had meeting with Director of Hoa Binh’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Tran Hong Quang and representative of Hoa Binh’s …

Workshop on Improve forest governance in order to ensure the sustainability of the climate in Hua Pang and Chieng Hac, Moc Chau district, Son La province.

On 12/09/2014, Centre for Environment and Community Asset Development CECAD conducted Workshop on Improve forest governance in order to ensure the sustainability of the climate in Hua Pang and Chieng Hac, Moc Chau District, Son La province. Participants were representatives of the Embassy of Finland in Vietnam, representatives of Forestry Department in Son La Province …

Organic Vegetable Production Training

At Tu Ne and Thanh Hoi Communes, people began growing vegetables about 5 years ago. Many households have started to grow larger quantities from small pieces of land around their houses and in the field during the winter when planting rice is limited. They usually sell vegetables to meet a small portion of their demand. …

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 …