Interventions

SRD, CSDM and CERDA will implement the project in different project sites. CSDM will be responsible for projects in Hoa Binh Province, SRD in Phu Tho Province and CERDA in Thai Nguyen Province. The activities carried out in all three fields will encompass sustainable livelihoods, community governance, and gender equality.

  • Building Community – Based Organizations (CBOs)
  • Capacity building for the Management Board
  • Improving awareness for local people and CBOs
  • Training on teamwork skills
  • Equipping interest groups with capital and techniques to implement and develop food production for livestock in pellets. Building clean and safe vegetable production models in Tam Hoa Village, Tan Son Commune and the black pig raising model (a local pig breed)
  • Training on animal husbandry, cropping, harvesting and storage techniques
  • Holding exposure visits to livelihood development models

  • Building Community – Based Organizations (CBOs)
  • Drawing up charters for CBOs
  • Selecting the Management Boards for CBOs and building capacity  
  • Training on planning methods, participation, grassroots democracy based on logical framework (combined with policy workshops and supportive programs at local levels)
  • Capacity building on policy dialogue skills between local authorities and local people for the managers and members of  CBOs
  • Supporting the execution of democratic processesin local areas
  • Building and executing the plan on improving livelihoods through supporting marketing skills and services, capacity building and establishing experimental model as well as advertising and support access to agricultural product markets
  • Encouraging the participation of ethnic minority people in ethnic minority forums and networks
  • Building a database and detailed information maps for CBOs of ethnic minority communities within the three provinces
  • Publishing local newsletters in order to create a medium through which results and all other relevant information from the project are shared; such newsletters will be released semiannually
  • Improving awareness of policy makers of CBOs through exposure visits and documentation

  • Building Community – Based Organizations (CBOs) to establish new cooperatives
  • Building community management capacity for these cooperatives through activities. Such activities include planning and monitoring with participation, workshops, and self – managed team meetings
  • Accessing better national policies
  • Encouraging livelihood activities with low carbon and cost efficient practices   such as producing potatoes, piloting ginger production, and the system of rice intensification (SRI)
  • Advocacy