1. Background According to the Law on Red Cross activities in Vietnam, disaster preparedness and disaster response are described as major components of VNRC mandate1. This is the consequence of Vietnam being prone to disasters such as typhoons, floods, landslides and drought, particularly in the central area. Every year, damage and losses caused by natural disasters represent approximately 1.5 per cent of the Vietnamese GDP. In this context, the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), more precisely its Disaster Management Centre (DMC), has decided to implement a global community awareness raising and community-based disaster risk management programme.
Country: Vietnam Organisation: SNV – Netherlands Development Organisation Program: Climate Change Project: Cat Tien Pro-Poor Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) Project Abstract: Consulting services to review and advice on the establishment of the local fund. Duration: 25 Days
For your information, UNFPA and UN Women Viet Nam are seeking proposals from interested research institute/organization/firm and individual consultants with teams for conducting a Qualitative Study on Masculinities and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Vietnam.
The UNDP Viet Nam seeks 01 International consultant for Project: “Strengthening national capacities to respond to climate change in Viet Nam, reducing vulnerability and controlling greenhouse gas emissions”.
The project entitled “Strengthening national capacities to respond to climate change in Viet Nam, reducing vulnerability and controlling greenhouse gas emissions” is funded by UNDP and jointly implemented by the Ministry Of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), over the period from 2009 -2012.
Background Capacity Building for Psychosocial Services to OVC (CBPS): Building Capacity through Direct Services and Social Work Training is the project funded by USAID. This project is implemented with two sub-partners the University of Labor and Social Affairs Campus II (ULSA 2) in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and the An Giang University (AGU) in An Giang Province (AG). In Fiscal Year 2011, CBPS project has the strategic objective (SO) to develop and distribute a reference guide for those who are working with orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) on how to gain a successful outcome for OVC in the areas of access to education and integration into schools
theIDLgroup is seeking qualified national development professionals with five or more years’ relevant professional experience, for both short-term consulting contracts and potential longer-term assignments in Viet Nam.
Who they are – theIDLgroup Ltd theIDLgroup is a private sector development organisation committed to delivering professionalism and fresh perspectives to the challenge of eradicating global poverty. They are based in Bristol, England, and provide international development consultancy services in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Americas and the Pacific. In 2007, theIDLgroup integrated with FRR. Both firms have a 20-year history of providing high quality services to clients and development partners worldwide.
1. Background Oxfam Great Britain (OGB) has started the project entitled ‘Empowerment of Raglai communities through livelihoods and market intervention’ since September 2007 and it will be completed by the end of March 2011. The project is being operated in 4 communes in Bac Ai district of Ninh Thuan province under the partnership with District People’s Committee. This project is aiming at improving food and income security for poor Raglai ethnic minority men and women living in Bac district, Ninh Thuan province.
Main components are as follow: - Supporting Participatory Irrigation Management. - Land use planning and allocation to the most disadvantaged in the community. - Establising and supporting networks of key farmers in the community.