Currently, tremendous attention have been paid to the CLMV from global investors due to various factors such as abundant natural resources, plenty of low-cost labor, open trade policy, and the central location in the heart of ASEAN. As the competition in the global market intensifies due to slow global demand and a weak domestic economy, in order from the businesses to improve their competitiveness to gain from the opportunity in CLMV, EIC proposes 4 strategies 1) cost reduction, 2) value-added, 3) market seeking, and 4) opportunity seeking in related-business. However, the businesses should bring along their existing expertise to be able to compete with potential competitors from other countries. Besides, having a decent local business partner is another ingredient to smoothen the local business operation.
The study “Assessing risks of farmers and agricultural production in Vietnam”, was carried out by the authors: Tran Cong Thang, Dang Kim Khoi, Nguyen Thi An, Thai Van Tinh and Do Huy Thiep (Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agricultural and Rural Development (IPSARD).
This publication is a joint undertaking by the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agricultural and Rural Development (IPSARD) and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID).
Author(s): Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, and Mekong Region Land Governance, with Bern Open Publishing
The first publication of its kind in the Mekong Region, it brings together key data and information on the current status of, and changes in, land resources, their social distribution, and the conditions of governance that shape them. The report stresses the need for urgent action towards transformational change. It was co-produced by the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern and the Mekong Region Land Governance Project (MRLG). Funding was provided by Switzerland, Germany, and Luxembourg.
This document constitutes the Overall Work Plan (OWP) of the ASEAN Regional Integration Support by the EU (ARISE) Plus project. The Technical assistance provided under ARISE Plus will significantly
contribute to regional economic integration and is guided by the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint (AECB) 2025. ARISE Plus formally commenced on 8 th November 2017 with a 5-month inception period, and this OWP covers the implementation phase from 8 th April 2018 to 7 th November 2020
The Network for Agriculture and Rural Development Think-tanks in Myanmar (NARDT-Myanmar) was launched on 15 November 2019 in Yangon
Strong rural organizations like producer groups and cooperatives are crucial to hunger and poverty reduction. They allow small producers toplay a greater role in meeting growing food demand on local, national and international markets, while improving their own economic, social and political opportunities. This thinking connects a series of case studies found in a new publication by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
The book is completed as the co-efforts of the group of authors, including co-editors: Dr Dang Kim Khoi (the Institute of Agriculture Market and Institution Research - AMI); Dr Tran Cong Thang (the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development - IPSARD) and other scholars: Dr Dang Kim Son, Do Huy Thiep, Ngo Thuy Linh, Pham Duc Thinh, and Ngo Sy Dat (AMI); Tran Thi Thanh Nhan (IPSARD); Vu Thi Lan, Bui Phuong Thanh, Nguyen Dinh Dao, and Nguyen Viet Phong (the Center for Agriculture Policy - CAP).
CLMV at a glance