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Vietnam battles hunger and poverty

Poverty reduction and hunger elimination is undertaken by many countries. To the poor nations, this is really a hard job. Vietnam, still a poor country, however, has been rated by UNDP as a leader in the world in this endeavour as it has mobilised the entire society to strive for this goal.


Vietnam to reduce poor household rate to 15pct by 2010

The Government has approved new criteria for poor households for the 2006-2010 period, according to which households will be identified as poor if their average monthly per capita income is VND200,000 in rural areas and VND260,000 in urban areas.


Ninh Thuan develops plants of high economic value

Ninh Thuan currently has 60,000 hectares of agricultural land, accounting for 18% of the province’s natural land area. To effectively explore the potential of the land which regularly faces drought and floods, Ninh Thuan has paid special attention to developing irrigation systems.



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