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Addressing the Critical Issues Facing Asia - 60 Years
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Please note: Years listed represent the fiscal year in which the project took place. Projects from a completed fiscal year (Oct. 1 - Sept. 30) are added the following fiscal year.

Displaying 199 Projects

Projects : Vietnam

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Asian Perspectives - The Economic Governance Index (EGI) and the Enterprise- Readiness of Local Governance in Cambodia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam

Panel discussion featuring Dr. Bruce Tolentino, The Asia Foundation's Director, Economic Reform and Development; Dr. Veronique Salze-Lozac'h, The Asia Foundation's Regional Economic Director in Cambodia; Dr. Eddy Malesky, Harvard Academy Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; and Dr. Neil McCulloch, The Asia Foundation's Director for Economic Programs in Indonesia. The panel discussed the Economic Governance Index, a tool pioneered and designed by the Foundation and used by local governments to determine how best to encourage private sector development in Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia.

Youth Scholarships

Provide scholarships for 140 disadvantaged girls in three provinces of Nam Dinh, An Giang and Can Tho to complete primary and secondary education, through Center for Raising the Intellectual Standard of People; Vietnamese Association for Promoting and Supporting Educational Development.

2012

A Roundtable on Myanmar

Gathering strategic thinking and analysis on economics and politics in Myanmar, implications for Vietnam and the Vietnamese analysis of current changes through a roundtable discussion with senior officials and researchers.

Local Partner:

Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV)

Total Expenditures: $2,553

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Books for Asia

Acquisition and distribution of 15,964 books and journals to 130 schools, universities, public libraries, and other institutions throughout Vietnam.

Local Partner:

National Library of Vietnam

Total Expenditures: $3,786

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Civil Society in Vietnam: A Comparative Study of Civil Society Organizations in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

Survey of the organizational, financial and programming characteristics of 100 Vietnamese CSOs in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Local Partner:

Local consultants

Total Expenditures: $1,791

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Consumer Complaints in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

Analyzing the pattern of consumer complaints submitted to the Vietnam Standards and Consumers Association, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Local Partner:

Vietnam Standards and Consumers Association (VINASTAS)

Total Expenditures: $1,683

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Corporate Giving and Business-CSO Interactions in Vietnam

Building on the Foundation's 2011 Philanthropy in Vietnam study, the report will provide one of the first in-depth analyses of business-civil society relationships in Vietnam. The research will capture the Vietnamese private sector's understanding of and attitude toward CSOs through a survey and a qualitative assessment of the modes of interaction between businesses and NGOs.

Local Partners:

Center for Community Support and Development Studies (CECODES); Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)

Total Expenditures: $35,578

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Development of a Strategic and Organizational Development Plan for the Phan Chau Trinh Foundation

Supporting the Phan Chau Trinh Foundation, a local foundation focused on the promotion of educational and social reform issues, to conduct a strategic and program review with the assistance of an external organizational development expert, including the development of a fundraising/marketing strategy.

Local Partners:

Phan Chau Trinh Foundation (PCTF)

Total Expenditures: $5,940

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Enhancing Youth Capacity for Effective Environmental Action

Improving the organization, management, networking, technical and fundraising abilities of environmental youth clubs in Vietnam.

Local Partner:

Centre of Live & Learn for Environment and Community

Total Expenditures: $26,907

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Improving Access to Information for National Assembly (NA) Deputies

Research to analyze NA deputies' information needs and to develop an evidence base for more effective policy research and information services. The study will also facilitate development of more targeted capacity building for NA deputies to fully exploit these opportunities.

Local Partners:

Standing Committee of the National Assembly, Training Center for Elected Representatives

Total Expenditures: $22,484

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
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