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How a challenge fund is helping poor farmers in the mountains of Vietnam Pham Thi Cau is a poor farmer in the mountainous area of Yen Bai in northern Vietnam. For years, she struggled to improve her life. But now, thanks to the Vietnam Challenge Fund programme, supported by UK aid from


Consultative Group delegation visits cassava micro-organic fertilizer project in Quang Tri

A delegation from the Mid-term Consultative Group (including Ambassadors from 5 countries and a number of heads of development organisations) visited a cassava micro-organic fertilizer production project on 7th June 2011, to learn about an innovative project being implemented in Huong Hoa district, Quang Tri province, and co-funded by the Vietnam Challenge