After the end of the American War (1975), Vietnam suffered from over a decade of political isolation, collectivization, and low economic growth. From the mid-80s’ progressive economic reforms (Doi Moi) were introduced launching Vietnam as one of the ‘small’ Asian tigers with one of the fastest and most consolidated growth in the region.
As a consequence of the Vietnam War, and the conflicts with China and Cambodia in the 70’s, Vietnam is heavily contaminated by explosive remnants of war (
), mainly unexploded ordnance (
Quang Tri, Vietnam: For four decades, Trieu Hoa Commune residents have lived anxiously with cluster bombs remained in their rice fields....
18.09.2018 | Hien Xuan Ngo
"It’s frightening to know that unexploded bombs are still found in our village after so many years", said Dinh Thi Linh. NPA an...
02.07.2018 | Hien Ngo
Total size of land contaminated by explosive remnants of war (ERW) in Vietnam is 61,308 sq. km which makes it 18.82 percent of the tota...
23.05.2018 | Serif Bajric