VUSTA approves the improving livelihood for ethnic minorities project
The VUSTA gave the green signal to implementation of the project “Improving livelihood for ethnic minorities in Sapa township, Lao Cai and Cho Don district, Bac Kan province” at its Decision No. 162/QĐ-LHHVN dated February 22th 2022.
This project is owned by the Centre for Rural Economy Development (CRED), a VUSTA affiliates and granted by German Helvetas Intercooperation gGmbH as a nonrefundable assistance.
The project is aimed at enhancing economic power for ethnic minorities in Sapa township, Lao Cai province and Cho Don district, Bac Kan province by training 450 farming households on international cultivation standards; setting up 05 farming groups in Sapa, Lao Cai province and Cho Don district, Bac Kan province; supporting farming groups to sign purchase agreements with enterprises for at least 3 to 5 years, which help ensure a stable and fair purchasing price.
Training how to produce ecofriendly detergents from artichokes for ethnic people
The project lifetime is 12 months with the granted budget of EUR 118,423.56 and hoped to gain various sustainable development goals in Vietnam.