A draft project on boosting worker skills in Vietnam to 2030 and vision to 2045 is being consulted on by the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA). The project aims to have half the national workforce acquire a standardized set of skills and ensure access to training, vocational skills development, and lifelong learning for over 70 per cent of the workforce, among other goals, by 2030
Cargill and CARE International have signed an MoU over the two-year “She Thrives” program, which aims to improve sustainable livelihoods among rural smallholders, particularly women and ethnic minorities in the central highlands’ Dak Lak province, by connecting farmers and producers with the tools and resources they need to sustainably enhance their livelihoods. It will impact over 15,000 people during the next two years, including more than 7,000 women from Dak Lak’s Buon Ho district.
Five universities in Vietnam have appeared in the Best Global Universities Rankings announced by U.S. News & World Report on November 3: Ton Duc Thang University, at 223rd, Duy Tan University, at 317th, Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU), at 970th, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCMC), at 1,116th, and the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), at 1,570th.
The Ministry of Construction (MoC) has approved the detailed construction planning task at 1/500 scale for the Vietnam - Japan University (VJU), Zone 1, under the Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU), Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park. It will be an international-standard university in Vietnam for interdisciplinary sciences and advanced technology.
During discussions on the socio-economic situation at the ongoing fourth session of the 15th National Assembly (NA), Mr. Tran Van Tuan, NA deputy from northern Bac Giang province, said Covid-19 created a shortage of housing for workers that remains to this day. It is therefore necessary to introduce specific mechanisms and policies to encourage the participation of the private sector in housing and meet demand.