USAID signs MoU with KOICA on climate change and environmental protection

USAID signs MoU with KOICA on climate change and environmental protection

USAID and KOICA signed their first MoU to reduce pollution, mitigate climate change in the Mekong Delta, and accelerate the transition to clean energy.
US-funded project for community resilience implemented in Thua Thien-Hue

US-funded project for community resilience implemented in Thua Thien-Hue

The Vietnam Red Cross Society has launched an US-funded project, titled Consultancy Service for Comprehensive Model for Community Resilience in Vietnam (CMCR), in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue.
Hurdles on the road to elevate women's roles in trade facilitation

Hurdles on the road to elevate women's roles in trade facilitation

The seminar “The role of women in trade facilitation” was co-organised by USAID and GDVC on March 23, discussing difficulties women face in their careers.
USAID delivering needs-based assistance via private sector engagement scheme

USAID delivering needs-based assistance via private sector engagement scheme

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment have launched a new project focusing on building the competitiveness of Vietnam’s private sector. Ann Marie Yastistock, USAID Vietnam’s mission director, told VIR’s Huong Thu about the wide ambition of the project.
$36 million for the improvement of Vietnam's private sector competitiveness

$36 million for the improvement of Vietnam's private sector competitiveness

USAID and Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment have just launched a new project focusing on building the competitiveness of Vietnam’s private sector.
ASEAN-US science prize for women launched

ASEAN-US science prize for women launched

The 8th Underwriters Laboratories-ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2022 began calling for applications on January 10.
Vietnam strengthens int'l cooperation to promote renewable energy development

Vietnam strengthens int'l cooperation to promote renewable energy development

By strengthening international cooperation in energy and completing mechanisms and policies in the field, Vietnam is working to improve the efficiency, sustainability and adapting capacity for the national energy sector.
Plastic and Health Action Partnership launched to enhance health and environment

Plastic and Health Action Partnership launched to enhance health and environment

The Plastic and Health Action Partnership (PHA) is one of the starting actions of Local Solution for Plastic Pollution (LSPP).
Annual report on digital transformation highlights barriers to overcome

Annual report on digital transformation highlights barriers to overcome

The Agency for Enterprises Development and USAID LinkSME have just organised the webinar releasing the enterprises' digital transformation annual report 2021.
USAID initiative gives helping hand to SMEs

USAID initiative gives helping hand to SMEs

With the support of the Linkages for Small and Medium Enterprises (LinkSME) project funded by the US Agency for International Development, Vietnamese connections of such enterprises have been improving significantly, along with enhancements of their financial management and a more inclusive digital transformation.
Digital transformation roadmap outlined for enterprises

Digital transformation roadmap outlined for enterprises

The roadmap for Supporting Enterprises’ Digital Transformation from 2021 to 2025 programme has been announced by MPI in collaboration with USAID and LinkSME.
US-supported Green Index to promote environmentally friendly business ecosystem in Vietnam

US-supported Green Index to promote environmentally friendly business ecosystem in Vietnam

The Green Index furthers Vietnam's path towards sustainable economic development and backs up the commitments at the recent Climate Change Conference (COP26).
New US-funded project to promote Vietnam's economic growth through technological transformation

New US-funded project to promote Vietnam's economic growth through technological transformation

The Vietnam Workforce for an Innovation and Startup Ecosystem project showcases the US government’s commitment to Vietnam amid its economic transformation.
Practical solutions found to combat waste pollution

Practical solutions found to combat waste pollution

Vietnamese students have joined forces with industry mentors to present innovative solutions to combat plastic waste.
USAID and the MPI in tandem to push SME development

USAID and the MPI in tandem to push SME development

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has been carrying out its task as the foremost economic advisor and key policymaker of Vietnam with potent support from the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
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