Country story


High-yield crops help Vietnamese farmers

An MDG-F-provided mulberry variety produces bigger and better leaves to feed income-boosting silkworms.

MDG-F sharply boosts breastfeeding in Vietnamese villages

Nearly one in three mothers now nurse their newborns thanks to a programme to reduce child malnutrition.

Reducing poverty among Vietnam’s craft producers

Vietnam has a long tradition of handmade crafts, but the rural families that produce them are among the country’s poorest. The MDG-F is assisting Vietnamese craft businesses to become more competitive, and boosting incomes for rural craft producers.