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Gov't approves national target program on poverty reduction for 2021-2025

VGP – Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has signed Decíion No. 90/QD-TTg approving the national target program on sustainable poverty reduction for the 2021-2025 period with total funding of at least VND 75,000 billion.

Posts Hoang Ha

January 19, 2022 9:19 PM GMT+7

The overall goal of the program is to achieve multidimensional, inclusive and sustainable poverty reduction.

The program targets to reduce the nationwide poverty rate by 1-1.5 percent, by over 3 percent among ethnic minority households, and by 4-4.5 percent in poor districts per year.

The number of poor and near-poor households is expected to decrease by half by 2025, according to the program.

The program has six projects, namely:

Project 1: Support for development of socio-economic infrastructure in poor districts

Projects 2: Diversify livelihoods, develop poverty reduction models

Project 3: Support production development, improve nutrition

Project 4: Vocational training and sustainable employment development

Project 5: Housing support for poor households and near-poor households in poor districts

Project 6: Communication

Project 7: Capacity building and evaluation of the program implementation./.