ISG ANNUAL PLENARY MEETING 2007
Equitable and sustainable rural development

Chaired by:

Dr. Bui Ba Bong, MARD Vice Minister - Chairman of ISG Steering Board
H.E Mr Bill Tweddell, Ambassador of Australian Embassy

Time/Date

8.00 AM – 16.30 PM , 7 November 2007 (all day)

Venue:

InternationalConference Center, 11 Le Hong Phong , Hanoi

Objectives:

  • Update the development and implementation of rural development policies of Vietnam's agriculture and rural development sector.
  • Share viewpoints, experiences and information on rural development between the Government and donors in the context of the country's intergration.
  • Orient the furture cooperation between the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and international communities in the period 2010-2020.

Expected outputs:

A summary report on:

  • MARD's viewpoints on rural development, including existing policies and follow-up actions by the Ministry.
  • International communities' viewpoints and experiences in rural development in Vietnam in the next period.
  • The orientation for the future cooperation between the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and international communities for rural development.

TIME

CONTENTS

SPEAKERS/
RESPONSIBILITY

MORNING SESSION

 

Part 1: Opening session

 

8:00 - 8:30

Registration

ISG Secretariat

8.30 – 8.35

Introduction

Dr. Le Van Minh, Director General, ICDMARD

8:35 – 8.55

Welcome and opening speech (Vietnamese version)

Dr. Bui Ba Bong – MARD Vice Minister

Opening remarks by the co-chair (Vietnamese version)

H.E Mr. Bill Tweddell Australian Ambassador

8.55 – 9.10

Introduction agenda for comments and approval

Dr. Le Van Minh, Director General, ICDMARD

Part 2: Vietnam Rural Development: Strategy for 2010 – 2020
(chaired by Dr. Bui Ba Bong – MARD Vice Minister)

9:10 – 9:30

Updating the rural development situtation: Achievements and efforts period 2001-2007; viewpoints, policies and orientations of the Government/ Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for period 2008-2010. (Vietnamese version)

Mr. Tang Minh Loc, Deputy Director General, Department of Cooperatives and Rural Development – MARD

9:30 – 9:40

Q&A

 

9:40 – 10:00

Proposed methodology/approaches to formulation of the Rural Development Strategy and recommended contents (Vietnamese version)
Powepoints: in English and Vietnamese

Dr. Dang Kim Son, Director of IPSARD - MARD

10:00 – 10:10

Q&A

 

10:10 – 10:25

Finance for equitable and sustainable rural development. (Vietnamese version)
Powepoints: in English and Vietnamese

Mr. Nguyen Van Ha, Deputy Director General of Finance Department – MARD

10:25– 10:35

Challenges in Sustaining Rural Infrastructure Assets in Viet Nam (Vietnamese version)

Mr. Ayumi Konishi, ADB/VRM Country Director

10:35– 10:50

Coffee break

 

10:50 – 11:40

Open discussion (Continued)

 

11:40-12:00

Wrap-up of the morning session

 

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch (hosted by MARD Minister)

ISG – ICD

AFTERNOON SESSION

PART I: PANEL DISCUSSION
Integrated Dimensions in Rural development

13:15 – 15:00

Environment issues for rural development (followed by 10-min Q&A) (Vietnamese version)

Dr. Nguyen Van Tai, Deputy Director General, Department of Environment - Ministry of Natural Resources and Environement

Social dimensions rural development (followed by 10-min Q&A)

  • Education (Ministry of Education & Training)

Mr. Hoang Ngoc Vinh – Director General of Professional Education

Mrs. Nguyen Thi Lan, Deputy Director, Center for Info, strategic Analysis and Estimate

ThS. Truong Dinh Bac, Head of health and environment division, Administration of Preventive Medicine

Market factors for rural areas (followed by 10-min Q&A) - Ministry of Industry and Trade (Vietnamese version)

Mr. Vo Van Quyen, Department of Domestic Market Policy

Necessary factors for rural development - from a provincial perspective. (Vietnamese version)

Mr. Tran Minh Ky, Standing Vice Chairman of Ha Tinh Provincial Peope's Committtee

15:00 – 15:15

Coffee-break

 

PART 2 : Donors' orientations for future cooperation in rural development in Vietnam
(Chaired by H.E. Mr. Bill Tweddell – Australian Ambassador)

 

Presentations by international donors/communities/INGO and discussions

15:15 – 15:45

  • Donors'viewpoints on rural development.
  • On-going efforts in rural development in Vietnam.
  • Orientation for the future cooperation between the Government/MARD and international donors for rural development.

Presentations:

Papers circulated without presentation:

International donors, organizations

15:45 – 16:10

Open dicussion

 

16:10 – 16:15

Wrap-up of discussions and closing remarks

H.E. Mr. Bill Tweddell – Australian Ambassador

16:15- 16:30

Meeting conclusions

Vice Minister Bui Ba Bong

 

Fulltext of the Minutes of the ISG Annual Plenary Meeting: English version and Vietnamese version
Assessment Report on the results of meeting: English version and Vietnamese version

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