Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 1 - 15 October, 2017.

It is informed that Dr. Pham Van Luong will be the new Country Director of HELVETAS Vietnam from 1st of October 2017. Dr. Luong joined HELVETAS in 2000 and assumed various positions in the course of the years. With his strong background, Dr. Luong will lead and further develop the HELVETAS Vietnam country programme that has a strong focus on inclusive economic development. Please contact Luong at: [email protected].

The departing Country Director Mrs. Nguyen Lam Giang will assume the CEO position of the local organisation Center for Rural Economy Development (CRED) based in Hanoi. CRED is an in-country off shoot of HELVETAS, which works on rural economic development across Vietnam and Mekong region focusing on Climate change, Water, Environment, and development of existing and emerging agricultural markets and value chains, ensuring greater inclusion of the poor and marginalised groups in agricultural development as well as providing off-farm opportunities for communities and households as well as the strengthening of community livelihoods. Please contact Giang at: [email protected].
There is only one event scheduled for the first half of October 2017:

  • Climate Change Working Group Workshop “Towards COP 23”, on Thursday, October 5 at 8:30.

The workshop will take place at the Ha Noi Club, 76 Yen Phu, Hanoi.

Please check the 'Calendar of Events' section on our home page for the latest updates and possible changes.

Warm greetings from the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre's Team!