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How is Covid-19 affecting Mission Alliance activities in Vietnam?
11.06.2020
How is Covid-19 affecting Mission Alliance activities in Vietnam?
When the Covid 19 epidemic hit neighboring country China, Vietnam was very quick to take strict measures to contain the virus. Borders were closed, schools were closed, individuals and even communities were put in quarantine and international flights were cancelled. The strategy of the government was very successful and has been internationally_ (...)
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Drought 2020 worse than ever
14.05.2020
Drought 2020 worse than ever
"I have lived here for some decades, this is the first time I see the canal has dried to the bottom" - A resident in Go Cong Tay said. The Covid-19 virus is not the only crisis in Vietnam this year. The drought 2020 has broken all records of previous drought seasons including the big drought in2016. Saline water came earlier, with_ (...)
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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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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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Many clubs are interested in the small grants fund
07.06.2019
Many clubs are interested in the small grants fund
NMA-V and Can Tho DPO had two-days meeting review of small grants on June 5th - 6th, 2019. This year DP Can Tho has received 22 proposals submitted by Clubs of people with disabilities and special schools for children with disabilities in 8 provinces of Mekong Delta. This small grant activity is a part of disability inclusion project_ (...)
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