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Agriculture and Forestry Research and Development Center for Mountainous Region (ADC)

Agriculture and Forestry Research and Development Center for Mountainous Region (ADC)

Over the past 30 years, ADC has supported over 1.5 million farmers, of which more than 68% of them are ethnic minority women.

Founded in:

1991

SAN Member since:

2022

Mission Statement

ADC’s mission is to empower vulnerable people to achieve their fullest potential to lead their lives in an equal, inclusive, and progressive society.

ADC is a non-profit organization that implements research activities and trainings in the fields of agriculture, forestry, sustainable livelihoods, climate change, and natural resource conservation.

Geographic Scope

ADC works with vulnerable communities - especially women from ethnic minorities - in the rural and mountainous areas of Vietnam.

Work Areas

  • Agriculture, forestry, and sustainable livelihood development. Ensuring food security plays an important role in poverty alleviation.

  • Climate change and disaster risk management. Climate change adaptation based on indigenous knowledge.

  • Natural resource management and biodiversity conservation. Community-based natural resource use and management.

  • Networking and development opportunities. Supporting ethnic minority communities to have access to policies and information, ensuring their voices are listened to by policy makers.

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