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VIETNAM / NO WASTE FARMING

'V-A-C' farming is a no-waste system integrating fish farming, raising livestock and growing fruit and vegetables, all on the same farm. Waste products from one part of the system are recycled and used as a resource by other parts of the system. FAO  

16 Oct 2013 | Read More »

UNICEF / GIRL CHILD OVERVIEW

This year the International Day of the Girl Child (Friday 11 October) celebrates the use of innovation to advance girls’ education, looking at ways to get girls learning that are creative, effective, sustainable and just. UNICEF   .

10 Oct 2013 | Read More »

VIETNAM / SOWC DISABILITIES

Another in UNICEF’s series called  The State of The World’s Children. This one profiles a Vietnamese teenager with a bone disability. UNICEF

15 Jun 2013 | Read More »

VIETNAM / BOARDING SCHOOL

Vietnamhas enjoyed rapid growth over the past two decades. However, many children have been left behind. UNICEF is working to ensure that all Vietnamese children have the opportunity to learn in a nurturing environment and reach their full potential. UNICEF

20 Apr 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH AFRICA / RHINOS

New figures released in the run-up to Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development opening in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday (20 June), show that rhino poaching in South Africa has reached record levels. Fuelled by demand for rhino horns in Asia, the death toll has gone up from 13 to 449 annually within [...]

18 Jun 2012 | Read More »

VIET NAM / FOREST RESOURCES

The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) says ever more nations around the world are realizing the positive contribution that the forestry industry can make to the development of a green economy. In Viet Nam, the loss of forested areas has been reversed and the country is now increasing forest area by about one percent [...]

18 Jun 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC WOMEN

As the world celebrated International Women’s Day Kim Phuc, a victim of the Vietnam napalm attack, called for forgiveness and admonished conflict. Her famous 1972 photograph brought attention to the world the abomination of war in Vietnam. OHCHR

9 Mar 2012 | Read More »

VIETNAM / STATELESSNESS

Since July 2010, more than 2,000 Cambodians have been granted citizenship helping to make Vietnam a role model in ending statelessness. Many of these Cambodians arrived in Vietnam in the late 1970s after fleeing the Khmer Rouge Regime. UNHCR

25 Aug 2011 | Read More »

VIETNAM / BANKING

Vietnam’s goal to reach middle-income status by 2010 moved a step closer today following the approval by the World Bank’s Board of a $500 million development policy loan that will support the country’s stimulus program and drive a major program of public investment reforms. WORLD BANK

22 Dec 2009 | Read More »

VIETNAM / CLIMATE CHANGE

Vietnam’s economy is finally thriving after decades of war, but a new and insidious enemy – global warming – is hitting this Southeast Asian country, with deadly force. UNTV / VTV

28 Nov 2009 | Read More »

 

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