Australia is among the most dynamic international and regional partners of Vietnam in multiple sectors, including development assistance, trade, investment, education, tourism, etc. Particularly, in recent years, as Australia has been increasingly active in its activities within Vietnam, the country would like to acquire a more comprehensive understanding of its image within Vietnamese people’s…

OVERVIEW The Center for Development Integration (CDI) is implementing Phrase 3 of Project “Improvement of Livelihoods of the poor and ethnic minorities in the central highlands of Vietnam through engaging into Sustainable Coffee Production and Pro-poor Market Access“, which is funded by Irish Aid. Click here to read more about the project. One of the…

OVERVIEW Cao Lanh Bridge Project is the single biggest Australian aid activity in mainland Southeast Asia and a flagship of the Australian development cooperation program in Vietnam. Australia has committed AUD160 million to co-finance the civil works and the detailed design and construction supervision activities. Cao Lanh bridge is part of the Central Mekong Connectivity…

OVERVIEW This study provides an assessment of the export potential of the agricultural sector in Vietnam. Our research evaluated the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges of different agricultural product groups, and identified key areas of intervention and related policies that can promote future export growth. The study combines desk research and fieldwork activities based on quantitative…

OVERVIEW VINAFOOD 1 is the leading state owned corporation on agro-products in Vietnam. Their business covers the whole value chain of foods and salt in the country, from export-import to consumption, stabilizing the domestic market and ensuring national food security. MDRI conducted feasibility analysis and economic efficiency assessments for VINAFOOD 1 prior to their investment in a series of…

OVERVIEW The MDRI research team, in collaboration with IPSARD, is committed itself to delivering the IDH Coffee Program National Strategy Action Plan (NSAP) for Vietnam. The National Strategy Action Plan (NSAP) had the following major objectives: Develop sustainable coffee production zones to increase sustainable coffee production to 25%; Increase income and create sustainable employment for…

OVERVIEW The purpose of this project was to build up the District Formality Index (DFI) of household businesses in Vietnam. Not only does the index reflect the real situation of the performance of this small but very important sector, the findings also lay a foundation for policymakers to foster the sustainable development of household businesses in Vietnam.[/column_1]…

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