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U.S. Consulate Visits Bac Lieu and Ca Mau

Following-up on Secrectary of State John Kerry’s visit to the Mekong Delta, U.S. Consulate General Economic Officer Sean Thompson and Education Advisor Nguyen Tran traveled to Bac Lieu and Ca Mau provinces on January 15 -17. The pair met with government officials, environmental experts, farmers to learn about current economic and environmental initiatives in the ...
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Preserving Vietnam’s Cultural Heritage

On behalf of Ambassador David Shear, Consul General Rena Bitter on January 15 visited the Imperial City of Hue to launch the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation project to preserve this unique part of Vietnam’s heritage.  In partnership with the Hue Monuments Conservation Center, the U.S. Mission to Vietnam will support the restoration of three ...
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U.S.-Vietnam Project to Address Climate Change in Vietnam’s Forests and Deltas

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) officially launched the Vietnam Forests and Deltas climate change project in Nam Dinh province on January 16.  The estimated $26 million project supports Vietnam’s goals for climate-resilient, low emission, sustainable development by improving land-use planning, forest and natural ...
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Consul General Bitter meets with Thua Thien-Hue Party Secretary Nguyen Ngoc Thien

Consul General Bitter met with Thua Thien-Hue Party Secretary Nguyen Ngoc Thien today as part of her introductory visit to Thua Thien-Hue province. The Party Secretary thanked the Consul General for U.S. support in the educational and cultural spheres. The Consul General pledged to continue to look for opportunities to promote people to people exchanges ...
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USAID Launches Five Year Partnership Strategy and Governance for Inclusive Growth Program

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) signaled its robust support for the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership with an event to launch its Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS), which outlines the USAID’s development assistance program in Vietnam from 2014 through 2018.  At the event, USAID signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Justice ...
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