Over 170 funded projects across Vietnam have broadly impacted thousands of people including people from vulnerable groups through professional and community development and capacity building, public awareness and advocacy campaigns, and organisational and institutional changes.
Australian Alumni Grants Fund
Investigating the relationship between coastal erosion and human activities in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam
The research was conducted on mangrove management practices in seven coastal provinces of the Mekong Delta and preventive measures for coastal erosion were reviewed and assessed. The alumnus also evaluated the use of mangroves to protect forests and improve livelihoods under the Government of Vietnam’s Forest Protection Contracting Program.
Combating domestic violence in young Vietnamese families
A survey and trainings on the Law of Domestic Violence Prevention and Control were conducted in ethnic minority communities from the mountainous, rural and urban areas of Thua Thien Hue province, to collect evidence of domestic violence. Based on the research findings, recommendations were raised to the provincial authorities regarding social policies relating to women.
Alumni reunion celebrates contributions to Australia – Vietnam relations
More than 500 Vietnamese alumni who have studied in Australia joined the Aussie Alumni Reunion in Hanoi on Friday, 25 November 2022. The event celebrated alumni’s contributions to Vietnam’s development, the deepening relationship between Australia and Vietnam and the role of Australian education in supporting Vietnam’s continued inclusive growth. Australian Chargé d’Affaires, Mark Tattersall views
Research and practice on climate change, air pollution and health impacts: from scientific evidence to policy development
The Vietnam Climate Change and Air Pollution Research Network (VCAN) was established following the workshop to promote knowledge and information exchange between Vietnamese and international experts.
Market opportunities in Australia for Vietnam arising from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership and related free trade agreements
An Australian alumni researcher Phung Thi Lan Phuong summarised all of Australia’s commitments to Vietnam within the framework of the CPTPP and compared them with other free trade agreements between Vietnam and other countries.
Strengthening the Australia – Vietnam partnership through organic agriculture
A series of workshops and short training courses in Australia and Vietnam to promote linkages between the two countries through technology transfer, capacity building in research and development, organic agriculture practices and trade promotion.