The UNDP-Netherlands jointly-funded project to support the Machinery for the Advancement of Women to Mainstream Gender in National Policy and Planning with the specific output of “increased understanding of emerging gender issues” sought to evaluate the effects of Vietnam’s economic integration on women. The aims of the research were to find out the disparities between men and women, and other critical gender issues in the economic integration period and other issues of concern in key sectors for macro-level policy attention. The study focused on the key sectors of garments and footwear, where women’s participation is significant.

The Development Objective of Seed Component was sustainable growth in productivity and farm household income from qualitative and quantitative improvements in agricultural production and marketing, with special focus on the poor, women and ethnic minorities. The component had two immediate objectives; a) sustainable growth in production, supply, and use of high quality food crop seeds, and b) improved economic efficiency in the production, marketing and use of food crop seeds. This project made an overall assessment of the Seed Component in relation to development and its immediate objectives, as well as other issues (i.e. environmental, sectoral, gender, ethnic minorities).

The following two initiatives were assessed as part of the “Evaluation of the performance of the Belgium Technical Cooperation (BTC) 2009” 1).Strengthening of the institutional capacity of the Vietnam Women’s Union to manage savings and credit programs for rural poor women (phase II) ((Social Development through Micro-credit) 2). Supporting the Public Administrative Reform Programme in Can Tho Province. The main objectives of the evaluation were to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of these two initiatives and improve the performance of BTC through lessons learned and recommendations.

The purpose of the final external evaluation was to provide the Spanish Red Cross (SRC) and Vietnam Red Cross (VNRC) with an in-depth analysis of the “Employment Plan for People with Disabilities and other Vulnerable Groups in Vietnam, in the Provinces of the North Highlands, through Training, Equipment Supply and Technical Assistance”. The analysis would yield information and feedback on project results, leading to recommendations for improvements of the design and planning of future phases. The project, funded by the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) and implemented by the SRC in local partnership with the VNRC, aimed to provide 800 beneficiaries (BNF) (people with physical disabilities (PWD), ethnic minorities and poor women) in three provinces (Hoa Binh, Quang Ninh and Lam Dong) with vocational training to improve their professional capacity, accessibility to employment and level of social integration. 

The purpose of the final external evaluation was to provide the Spanish Red Cross (SRC) and Vietnam Red Cross (VNRC) with an in-depth analysis of the “Employment Plan for People with Disabilities and other Vulnerable Groups in Vietnam, in the Provinces of the North Highlands, through Training, Equipment Supply and Technical Assistance”. The analysis would yield information and feedback on project results, leading to recommendations for improvements of the design and planning of future phases. The project, funded by the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) and implemented by the SRC in local partnership with the VNRC, aimed to provide 800 beneficiaries (BNF) (people with physical disabilities (PWD), ethnic minorities and poor women) in three provinces (Hoa Binh, Quang Ninh and Lam Dong) with vocational training to improve their professional capacity, accessibility to employment and level of social integration. 

Peace House Shelter Project supporting victims of trafficking in persons was established in March 2007 and provides shelter for 15-20 residents at a certain day (up to now has supported nearly 200 victims) along with such services as safe accommodation, health care, psychological care, legal aids and vocational training. MKE completed a Mid-term Evaluation of this Project.

Peace House Shelter Project supporting victims of trafficking in persons was established in March 2007 and provides shelter for 15-20 residents along with such services as safe accommodation, health care, psychological care, legal aids and vocational training. While shelter residents can stay for no longer than 18 months, they continue to receive follow-up support for the following 24 months.

The UNDP-Netherlands jointly-funded project to support the Machinery for the Advancement of Women to Mainstream Gender in National Policy and Planning with the specific output of “increased understanding of emerging gender issues” sought to evaluate the effects of Vietnam’s economic integration on women. The aims of the research were to find out the disparities between men and women, and other critical gender issues in the economic integration period and other issues of concern in key sectors for macro-level policy attention. The study focused on the key sectors of garments and footwear, where women’s participation is significant.