Impact of urban-rural return migration on rural economic development in China - with implications for Vietnam
This research will investigate impact of urban-rural return migration on rural economic development in China and how results are transferable to China's neighbouring country, Vietnam.
Challenging the Investment Climate Paradigm: governance, investment and poverty reduction in Vietnam
Principal Investigator: Hubert Schmitz. Lead Organisation: Institute of Developmet Studies
Co-investigators: Edmund James Malesky; Thang Nguyen; HANG PHAM; Neil McCulloch Tuan Dau Anh
This project examines a key assumption which underlies one of the main approaches to poverty reduction currently advocated and practised by many international development agencies.
'Tangled in their own (safety)-nets'? Resilience, adaptability, and transformability of fishing communities in the face of the world fisheries crisis
Aiming to provide a policy-relevant answer to the question: how can policy reforms aimed at reducing fishing efforts be implemented without causing millions of resource-poor people to fall deeper into deprivation and food insecurity?
People with disabilities (PWDs) represent a disproportionately high proportion of the world's poor. Recognising the reciprocal relationship between disability and poverty, leading to increased vulnerability and social exclusion, disability has been flagged as a key development issue in meeting the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and in eradicating world poverty.
Linking Migration, Reproduction and Wellbeing: Exploring The Reproductive Strategies of Low-Income Rural-Urban Migrants in Vietnam
Principal Investigator: Catherine Locke. Lead Organisation: University of East Anglia
The project’s objectives, emerging findings and policy conclusions were discussed extensively in a series of meetings and informal seminars for key stakeholders from the Government, donors and NGOs in Vietnam. This user engagement strategy aimed to stimulate a dialogue to promote ethnic minority development.