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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 …

Thai Field Alliance project after two months of implementation.

This one-year project is designed to create and raise awareness of the impacts of pesticides to health and the environment. The project objectives are to create awareness about the importance of the farmland biodiversity to the Muong villagers’ livelihood and the impacts of pesticides to their health and environment. Further to this, the objectives include …

Huong Giang Travel supports community-based ecotourism in Tu Ne and Thanh Hoi

The community-based ecotourism project implemented by The Center for Environment and Community Asset Development is a component of two projects. One is “Livelihood improvement, cultural identity preservation and environmental protection in Tu Ne, Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province” funded by ICCO (The interchurch organisation for development cooperation). Another is “Ngoc Son – Ngo Luong” funded by …

The inauguration of Tam 3 village’s communal house

The Tet holiday atmosphere was pervading everywhere. Yet alongside the excitement to celebrate the Tet, the Muong people in Tam village, Thanh Hoi commune, Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province had another enjoyment of their own, celebrating a new communal house. On January 10th 2012, the new communal stilt house was inaugurated with the happiness …

The situations of community-based ecotourism development in Tu Ne commune, Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province

The Community-based ecotourism project in Tu Ne and Thanh Hoi communes sponsored by FPSC (the Social Promotion of Cultural Foundation organization, Spain) was launched by CECAD in 2008, with the intention to improve livelihoods of the local people as well as to preserve the indigenous knowledge and cultural identity of Muong ethnic group and to …

CECAD Staff participated in the training course on “Developing community-based ecotourism” in Pu Mat National Park

CECAD Staff participated in the training course on “Developing community-based ecotourism” in Pu MatNational Park, Con Cuong District, Nghe An Province. The Pu Mat National Park situated in three districts, including Anh Son district, Con Cuong district and Tuong Duong district is a core zone of the Western Nghe An Biosphere Reserve, which is one …

Workshop on Discovery and Re-discovery of the Muong Culture through Education in Thanh Hoi Commune

On 9th September 2011, the Center for Environment and Community Assets Development (CECAD), which is under the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA), jointly organised with the Thanh Hoi Middle School a workshop on Discovery and Re-discovery of the Muong Culture through Education in Thanh Hoi Commune to evaluate project activities of the …

Tu Ne’s Veterinarian Group

When husbandry groups were established in Tu Ne commune, an urgent requirement arose for the establishment of a veterinarian group. This is due to the fact that few people in each village knew how to treat the diseases of their animals. Therefore, when the risk and especially an epidemic occurred, they had to ask for help …