The overall project involved surveying 1600 SMEs and 960 households.  The SME component aimed to collect new and crucial information on the development of rural and urban SMEs in order to evaluate the potential role of SMEs in job creation, as well as to understand the problems and constraints faced by these SMEs - in order to develop recommendations and policy options to submit to the Government of Vietnam.
The household component aimed to gather, assess and analyse information on resource allocations in rural households including access to land, capital, labour and markets.  This survey aimed to fill current gaps in access to these key economic resources and constraints on access to these resources in order to contribute to policy formulations to submit to the Government of Vietnam.