Increasing public participation through awareness raising activities : a case study in Trao reef marine reserve, Vietnam

Abstract: This paper focuses on stakeholder participation in the community-based management of Trao Reef, Vietnam. The high level of environmental awareness of the local community contributed to the success of the project, harmonizing the socio-economic benefits of the local community and nature conservation. Author(s): Hang Thi Minh Tran; Loke Ming Chou; Hue Thu Nguyen Source(s):…

Patient satisfaction with HIV/AIDS care and treatment in the decentralization of services delivery in Vietnam

Abstract: HIV/AIDS care and treatment across levels of health service administration in Vietnam can be improved by capacity building, integrative service delivery, engagements of family members in treatment supports, and additional attention and comprehensive care for HIV-infected drug users. Author(s): Tran, Bach Xuan; Nguyen, Nhung Phuong Thi Source(s): , PLoS one; vol. 7, issue 10…

The roles of civil society organizations in enhancing grassroots democracy in Vietnam : a research paper

Abstract: The role of civil society in enhancing grassroots democracy in Vietnam is assessed. Grassroots democracy and civil society in Vietnam have little autonomy in the sense that they are still under the state’s control and monitoring. Author(s): Nguyen Huyen Thuy Nhien Source(s): , 59 p., ill. Published: 2012 Erasmus [university Rotterdam]. International institute of…

Reinventing rural development in Vietnam : discursive constructions of grassroots democracy during the renovation reform

Abstract: This paper examines the impacts and interpretations of the Grassroots Democracy Decree (GDD) among rural development professionals. Three discourses prevail: liberalist democratization, improved efficiency in state renovation, and enhanced accountability in governing local policy ambiguities. Author(s): Larsen, Rasmus Klocker Source(s): , Asia Pacific viewpoint; vol. 52, no. 3 p. 316-332 Asia Pacific viewpoint vol.…

Titling against grabbing? : critiques and conundrums around land formalisation in southeast Asia : paper

Abstract: This paper draws on land titling experience in several South-East Asian countries to illustrate some of the problems and the ways in which land titling is understood by different actors vis-a-vis issues of security of tenure. Author(s): Hirsch, Philip Source(s): , 17 p. Published: 2011 Erasmus university Rotterdam (EUR). International institute of social studies…