• An Giang
  • Binh Duong
  • Binh Phuoc
  • Binh Thuan
  • Binh Dinh
  • Bac Lieu
  • Bac Giang
  • Bac Kan
  • Bac Ninh
  • Ben Tre
  • Cao Bang
  • Ca Mau
  • Can Tho
  • Dien Bien
  • Da Nang
  • Da Lat
  • Dak Lak
  • Dak Nong
  • Dong Nai
  • Dong Thap
  • Gia Lai
  • Ha Noi
  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Ha Giang
  • Ha Nam
  • Ha Tinh
  • Hoa Binh
  • Hung Yen
  • Hai Duong
  • Hai Phong
  • Hau Giang
  • Khanh Hoa
  • Kien Giang
  • Kon Tum
  • Lai Chau
  • Long An
  • Lao Cai
  • Lam Dong
  • Lang Son
  • Nam Dinh
  • Nghe An
  • Ninh Binh
  • Ninh Thuan
  • Phu Tho
  • Phu Yen
  • Quang Binh
  • Quang Nam
  • Quang Ngai
  • Quang Ninh
  • Quang Tri
  • Soc Trang
  • Son La
  • Thanh Hoa
  • Thai Binh
  • Thai Nguyen
  • Thua Thien Hue
  • Tien Giang
  • Tra Vinh
  • Tuyen Quang
  • Tay Ninh
  • Vinh Long
  • Vinh Phuc
  • Vung Tau
  • Yen Bai

Central VN funded with €41 mil. for poverty reduction

VNGOP – The fund will be spent to build the irrigation infrastructure in rural areas of Central Việt Nam through upgrading grade-1 and 2 canals.

12/18/2007 07:31


The signing ceremony of agreements – Photo: VNGOP

French Ambassador to Việt Nam Hervé Bolot, Head of the Ministry of Finance’s Department for External Finance Nguyễn Thành Đô and Director of the French Development Agency (AFD) Alain Henry signed in the afternoon of December 17 in Hà Nội two agreements on grating a nonrefundable aid of €1 million and a loan of €40 million to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in order to finance the Project on Poverty Alleviation and Livelihood Improvement in Central Việt Nam.

The fund will be used to perfect the irrigation infrastructure in rural areas of Central Việt Nam by upgrading grade-1 and 2 canals; upgrading roads and rural markets to promote the circulation of materials and goods; increasing locals’ accessibility to fundamental services; and improving safety in coastal areas.

The Project will be put into reality in 13 central provinces, namely Thanh Hóa, Nghệ An, Hà Tĩnh, Quảng Bình, Quảng Trị, Thừa Thiên-Huế, Quảng Nam, Quảng Ngãi, Bình Định, Phú Yên, Kon Tum, Ninh Thuận and Bình Thuận.

By Xuân Hồng