Vietnam promotes Public Private Partnerships in infrastructure

Tran Thi Ly Bridge in Danang.
Tran Thi Ly Bridge in Danang. – Richard Nyberg/USAID
USAIDPublic-private-partnership (PPP) to promote infrastructure development in Vietnam
“Having a few competent experts behind us has been hugely beneficial.”

When it comes to Vietnam becoming a more competitive destination for investment in the region and achieving its full economic potential, the answer from Truong Quang Hung is clear: “People talk about different issues, but to me, improving infrastructure is vital at this stage of our development.” Continue reading “Vietnam promotes Public Private Partnerships in infrastructure”

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Loại bỏ định kiến, tăng quyền tiếp cận đất đai cho phụ nữ

Dân Việt 13/03/2017 06:10 GMT+7 

Phụ nữ đóng góp sức lực ngang bằng nam giới trong gia đình, nhưng nhiều chị lại đang chịu phận “thấp cổ, bé họng” vì không cùng sở hữu tài sản với chồng, không được chia tài sản thừa kế. TS Khuất Thu Hồng – Viện trưởng Viện Nghiên cứu phát triển xã hội (ISDS) đã chia sẻ về nghịch lý này.

Phụ nữ bị trói buộc bởi khái niệm “của chồng, công vợ”

Theo bà, hiện phụ nữ đang chịu thiệt thòi gì trong việc sở hữu những tài sản lớn như đất đai, nhà cửa?

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TS Khuất Thu Hồng – Viện trưởng Viện Nghiên cứu phát triển xã hội (ISDS)

Continue reading “Loại bỏ định kiến, tăng quyền tiếp cận đất đai cho phụ nữ”

APEC Sheds Light on Economic Constraints for Women

APEC – Lima, Peru 24 Oct 2016

An APEC study casts a spotlight on what factors potentially hold women back in growing as entrepreneurs.

When a woman entrepreneur is presented with an economic opportunity, what considerations and decision points allow her to seize it? The answers to this question are the focus of a recently-concluded APEC study that will support APEC’s efforts toward an inclusive economic growth in the region.

To better understand how to create conducive policy environments for equal economic opportunities, the study looked into gender-related constraints faced by women business owners. It found that the lack of options for child care, inadequate access to capital, and the nature of motivation to venture into business are key factors worth further examination in order for economies to provide support for women to succeed and grow as entrepreneurs. Continue reading “APEC Sheds Light on Economic Constraints for Women”