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Value chain analysis for Pineapple in Hau Giang (consultant). Deadline Oct 18th.
26.09.2019
Value chain analysis for Pineapple in Hau Giang (consultant). Deadline Oct 18th.
TERMS OF REFERENCE Value chain analysis for Pineapple in Hau Giang Province The Norwegian Mission Alliance in Vietnam (NMAV) Background NMAV has been in partnership with Vietnamese local government since 1996. NMAV and the local partners have worked together to empower the poor and marginalized through inclusion and poverty reduction._ (...)
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Communication and behavior change project officer (3 years). Deadline Oct 14th.
24.09.2019
Communication and behavior change project officer (3 years). Deadline Oct 14th.
NMA-V invites applications from highly qualified Vietnamese nationals for the position as: Communication and behavior change project officer (3 years) Main responsibility: Develop and maintain our communication strategy Make sure our training material are consistent and is understood by the target group Quality assure behavior change programs_ (...)
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Climate Change project officer (3 years). Deadline Oct 14th.
24.09.2019
Climate Change project officer (3 years). Deadline Oct 14th.
NMA-V invites applications from highly qualified Vietnamese nationals for the position as: Climate Change project officer (3 years) Main tasks: Work closely with women Union to develop relevant Climate Change-training in the WU-system Coach community-based monitoring groups, including group management and monitoring. Conduct TOT training on_ (...)
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What is it to be vulnerable?
23.09.2019
What is it to be vulnerable?
Vulnerability and adaptation in the Mekong Delta It is often said that the ones who contributes the least to climate change are the ones who are the most vulnerable to its effects. But what does it mean to be vulnerable, and how can it be addressed? Vulnerability can be understood as the lack of capacity and ability to cope with and_ (...)
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Portrait: A new opportunity
01.08.2019
Portrait: A new opportunity
Mrs. Ho Thi Bay runs a restaurant serving chicken as her specialty. The place has ten simple wooden tables, with plastic chairs. The place is well located along a main road, and during our conversation we hear heavy traffic driving past. Still, even though the premises are large and easily accessible, it is difficult to get enough customers._ (...)
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200 women ready for business
31.07.2019
200 women ready for business
200 women has already finished their 40 hours course in business management. Now they have skills to improve their existing business or start with a new idea. Here are the pictures of the women that took the course spring 2019. (Right picture from Cai Be) (Cai Lay) In this component we cooperate with Tien Giang Women Union to implement_ (...)
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What is a Climate Smart Livelihood model ?
25.07.2019
What is a Climate Smart Livelihood model ?
Mission Alliance support farmers to do"Climate Smart Livelihoods". Below we explain Climate Smart,and what kind of models we support in the Mekong delta. A climate smart livelihood model should: Be more resilient to the local negative effects of Climate Change. For example, to grow something that is more resilient to saltwater intrusion. Not_ (...)
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No longer rice bowl of Asia ?
24.07.2019
No longer rice bowl of Asia ?
I was born and raised in Mekong in Vietnam, one of the world's most vulnerable areas for climate change. My father and my relatives are rice farmers. Things have changed. Mekong has always been the "rice bowlin Asia" and we have exported rice to many countries. Over the past couple of years, rice crops have been scaled down. Climate_ (...)
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Why this webpage for Mission Alliance in Vietnam?
22.07.2019
Why this webpage for Mission Alliance in Vietnam?
We have created a new web page for Mission Alliance in Vietnam. Why? Its all aboutcommunication and sharing of resources. Our role as a development organization isto nurture and support localsolutions. That is still our main approach.However, to address Climate Change resilience,local knowledge is not always enough, and we need to identify_ (...)
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All children should be included
02.07.2019
All children should be included
I was really obsessed by the hopeless eyes of mother of two boys with disabilities in the poor family during the survey trip with NMAV team. Families with children with disability are more likely to be trapped in poverty due to ranges of challenges, including negative attitude, problems with mobility, income possibility andhealth care. I_ (...)
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