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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.

Development cooperation in Vietnam

Norwegian People's Aid supports local organizations who work with Natural Resource Management and redistribution of resources in connection with foreign investments.

Humanitarian Disarmament in Vietnam

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 ( ERW ), mainly unexploded ordnance ( UXO ).

News from Vietnam:

Prime Minister Approves Report on ERW Contamination in Vietnam

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

'Feeling relieved' due to demining

Quang Tri province, Vietnam: NPA are working to rid village of unexploded ordnance.
14.05.2018 | Hien Xuan Ngo

Meet some of the explosive detection dogs on trial in Vietnam, sniffing out explosive remnants of war.

Meet some of the impressive Explosive Detection Dogs (EDD), and their expert handlers, who are currently sniffing out cluster munition re...
17.11.2015 |


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