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A developed rural society with sustainable well-being, environment, ecology, equity and democracy

Technical process of cultivating Ra Du rice, planting Homalomena occulta L. and raising beef cattle

Three technical handbooks on the process of (1) organic Ra Du wet rice cultivation, (2) Homalomena occulta L. cultivation under forest canopy, and (3) beef cattle semi-intensive farming were compiled by: MSc. Phan Van Hung Center for Rural Development in Central Vietnam (CRD) Dr. Trinh Thi Sen Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture and Forestry, […]


Talking with Children and Children Protection

Introduction The handbook “Talking with Children and Children Protection” was developed by the Center for Rural Development in Central Vietnam (CRD), Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry within the framework of the project “Strengthening the capacity of society civil organizations on child rights governance” funded by Save the Children International in Vietnam. The handbook was […]


Our Forests Our Lives

Stories of hope and resilience from forest communities around the world Due to the growing realisation that deforestation affects us all, five years ago a coalition of governments, businesses, civil society organisations and Indigenous Peoples’ groups made a historic pledge to halve deforestation by 2020. Yet this goal is nowhere near being realised. In fact, […]


Manual on establishing the network of civil society organizations to monitor and support the implementati on of VNTLAS and OCS

This document proposes the process of establishing a network of local civil society organizations (VPA local network – VPAL), standard operating procedures to help related organizations perform their responsibilities thus effectively support local wood SMEs and IHBs during the CRD-CED-COPE 1 implementation of VPA/FLEGT as well as maintaining a sustainable network. Specifically, this document helps: […]


Rapid assessment report on capacity building needs of stakeolders at provincial level

Rapid assessment report on capacity building needs of stakeolders at provincial level to support enterprises in their compliance with the legality definition, VietNam timber legality assurance system and organization classification system ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The survey on SMEs’ ability to meet timber legality requirements and the rapid assessment report on technical capacity building needs of stakeholders at […]