LIST OF INITIATIVES CARRIED OUT BY ITALIAN NGOs,
REGIONS, PROVINCES, MUNICIPALITIES AND
ASSOCIATIONS IN VIETNAM

On – going activities:

1. Initiatives fully financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

NGO GVC: “Extension of the mother and child protection programme in the province of Bac Giang ( former Ha Bac province)”

2. Initiatives co-financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

NGO GVC: “Support to women’s enterprises to raise incomes and to improve the nutritional status of families”

NGO GVC: “Pilot project for the rural development in the province of Bac Giang”

NGO Centro ELIS: “Building up a vocational technical institute for young Vietnamese in Hanoi”

NGO CIC: “Pilot project on on–farm plant genetic resources use and conservation in the districts Yen Chau, Nho Quan of Nam Dinh province”

NGO CESVI: “Integrated programme for the fight against children’s malnutrition in 5 suburb districts of Hanoi”

3. “Asia Urbs” Initiatives co-financed by the European Union

Municipality of Ancona (Roskilde/Hagen) in collaboration with GVC: “Urban poverty alleviation in Hue in connection with heritage preservation promotion”

Municipality of Marzabotto – Bo (Roskilde) in collaboration with GVC: “Disadvantaged youth and street children in Hoan Kiem (Hanoi)”

Province of Treviso (Vienna): “Sustain socio-economic development in the city of Hanoi based on renewal of water and waste water system of the West Lake network area"

Municipality of Torino (Lille): "Historic center of Hue - housing policies as a springboard of socio-economic development"

Region of Toscana/Prato (Val de Marne - Chevilly Larue): "Public health, hygiene and environmental problems in urban and peri-urban areas"

Province of Trento/Bolzano (Land Tirol Innsbruck) through GTV, in collaboration with GVC: "Vocational training as a passepartout for the future"

* Self financed Initiatives

NGO CESVI : "Nutritional Centre of Ho Chi Minh City"

NGO CESVI: "Production and trading of handicraft products made by ethnic minorities of Lao Cai Province"

NGO CESVI: "Nutritional support for women and children of Lam Dong Province"

Province of Trento (executed by GTV in collaboration with GVC): "Education project to re-integrate 15 young blind people into society and work in the Bac Giang Province"

Province of Trento (executed by GTV, in collaboration with GVC): "Integrated development project in the sectors of hygiene – sanitary, education and micro-credit for Thang Cuong commune"

Region of Trentino Alto Adige/Sud Tirol (executed by GTV in collaboration with GVC): completed but it is expected to be launched in June 2002 (?) "Project of reconstruction and restoration of the irrigation system of Ha hamlet, Nghia Hoa commune, Lang Giang district"

Province of Bolzano (executed by GVC in collaboration with Mantovan Association): "Quang Chau – Encouraging female micro-entrepreneurs in agriculture through the production of mushrooms”

Province of Bolzano (executed by GVC in collaboration with Mantovan Association): "Project on strengthening the local rehabilitation and education units of the Rehabilitation Centre of Bac Ninh Province”

Municipality of Cologne (BS) (executed by GVC): "Building up a water reservoir in Giao Liem district"

Region of Liguria (executed by GVC): "Project for setting up an information system at the Bac Giang Hospital "

ReOrient Amici di Xa Me Association: "Pilot Project of ReOrient Solidarity House"

* NOTE: THE ABOVE LIST INCLUDES THE INITIATIVES KNOWN TO THE ITALIAN EMBASSY. THEREFORE, THE EXISTENCE OF OTHER INITIATIVES IS NOT EXCLUDED.

Initiatives recently completed

AIFO Association : "Extension programme on community-based rehabilitation in 4 provinces of Vietnam" - (financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a minor portion) – terminated on 31 May.