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In Vietnam, we are promoting fair, inclusive, and transparent governance, increasing resilience and readiness in the Vietnamese economy, reducing the causes and managing the impacts of climate change, supporting learning and educational achievement, empowering women, and fostering peace and prosperity through regional and international cooperation.

Michael DiGregorio,
Country Representative

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The Asia Foundation – Vietnam

Lakeside Green Building, 5th floor
33 Truc Bach Street
Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam

Tel: + 84 (243) 943-3263
Email: [email protected]

Measuring impacts of climate change on business environment

In 2020, the Foundation collaborated with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry to conduct the most comprehensive survey of the impacts of climate change and natural disasters on businesses ever conducted in Vietnam. The 10,356 domestic and foreign-invested enterprises surveyed across all 63 provinces, provided a comprehensive picture of the difficulties businesses, the opportunities they perceive, and the effectiveness of local government.

Protecting workers in a gig economy with blockchain

Blockchain technology provides means for protecting workers in the gig economy from exploitation while also providing them with a verifiable record of employment and earnings. This technology makes it possible for workers to open bank accounts, enroll children in school, and apply for urban residence. In collaboration with Infinity Blockchain Labs and HMC House Cleaning Services Development JSC, the Foundation piloted a blockchain platform that creates digital personal identities for domestic workers, connects them with potential clients, and builds a rating system for service providers and clients.

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