Policies aim to better lives of ethnic minority people in Mekong Delta

Around 100 policies and documents related to ethnic minority groups in the Mekong Delta have been implemented to develop essential infrastructure and production, reduce poverty and improve the living standards of local residents.

According to Hung Thi Somaly, an official from the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs, the rate of poor ethnic minority households in the region reduced significantly to 17.42 percent in 2017 from 23.45 percent in 2016.

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