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Up-coming Events

  • Jan 2019

    Oita visit

    VIRI assigns Mr. Kuniharu Yamada, a Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer, who is currently supporting VIRI, to a business trip to Japan. As described in the action plan of 2018 as of February 2018, VIRI is establishing OVOP (One Village One Product) models in Vietnam and also establishing IOVOP (International OVOP) network with Vietcraft, collaborating with Oita OVOP. Mr. Yamada will conduct several activities related to OVOP and IOVOP

  • Jan 2019

    Chuyến thăm tỉnh Oita

    VIRI đã cử anh Kuniharu Yamada, Tình nguyện viên Hỗ trợ Nước ngoài từ Nhật Bản hiện đang hỗ trợ VIRI, thực hiện chuyến công tác tại Nhật Bản. Theo kế hoạch hành động năm 2018 phê duyệt vào tháng 2 năm 2018, VIRI bắt đầu thực hiện mô hình OVOP (One VIllage One Product - Mỗi Làng Một Sản phẩm) tại Việt Nam và thành lập mạng lưới IOVOP (International OVOP) cùng với Vietcraft.

  • Jan 2019

    Visiting and working with VIRI's cooperatives in Dak Lak, Ha Giang, Bac Giang

    In order to better support for cooperative groups and cooperatives that were benificiaries of VIRI' projects, in January, the VIRI representative - Mr. Yamada Kuniharu will coordinate with Japanese expert - Ms. Hiromi Ushijima to visit and work with Cooperatives in Dak Lak, Ha Giang and Bac Giang. This visit to get more material, thereby promoting the market promotion activities for the products of the cooperative.

  • Nov 2018

    VIRI will collaborate with VIRICO to join OVOP Trade Fair

    VIRI will collaborate with VIRICO to join OVOP Trade Fair during November 21-25, 2018 with special products from development project, such as orange products in Nghe An, Suoi Giang shan tea, bamboo shoot from Quan Son, forest honey from Khe Ro forest, bath salth and essential oil from Nghe An and Sapa, dried vegetable & fruits from Sapa, etc Especially, we will introduce new range of products from Kudzu such ans kudzu mocha, kudzu ice cream, kudzu cookies under Japanese techniques. We hope this is a good opportunity to introduce the best products from disadvantage people in Vietnam. Place: Mega Mall Royal City – 72 Nguyen Trai street, Hanoi

  • Nov 2018

    Charity Bazzar trade fair

    To provide additional support for competitors of the Craft and Design competition hosted by British Council, on November 18th, VIRI will support the designers in participating in Charity Bazaar trade fair. The trade fair is the chance to introduce the designed products completed after the Craft and Design competition and the designers will get the chance to approach more customers. The activity is sponsored by British Council.

  • Sep 2018

    Implementation of CBT based on Bau Truc pottery heritage in Ninh Thuan province

    With the aim of preservating the musical heritage of Cham people as well as livelihood improvement for local people, VIRI shall Implementation of Community based tourism based on Bau Truc pottery heritage in Ninh Thuan province. Main activities of the project includes capacity building and development of local products, tourism hospitality and tourism management. The project shall be implemented in September 2018, financed by the British Council.

  • Sep 2018

    Kudzu cakes making training sessions in Hanoi and Nghe An

    VIRI is pleased to announce that Mr. Katsuhisa Matsumoto, a Japanese professional confectionery maker, will lead a session on making kudzu cakes on September 12th, 2018 from 14:00 to 16:00 for 5 coffee shops in Hanoi free of charge. In the training session, 4 types of cakes with kudzu as main ingredients will be introduced. Also, Mr. Katsuhisa Matsumoto will provide training for Nam Anh kudzu and turmeric powder production cooperative from September 13th to 16th, 2018 at Nam Anh Commune, Nam Dan District, Nghe An Province. Kudzu used in the session will be from Nam Dan District, Nghe An Province, a product developped in the framework of the Diversification of livelihoods based on heritage tourism at agricultural and fishery villages project, funded by JICA in 2017. The product met all food hygiene safety regulations.

  • Sep 2018

    TOT training on exporting fruits to the Chinese market

    On September 12-13, 2018, Dr. Nguyen Bao Thoa and PhD. Nguyen Thi Hong Minh shall have direct training for trainers (TOT) on the regulations and procedures of exporting fruits to the Chinese market. This is the efforts to support Vietnamese SMEs to integrate and make use of the Free Trade Agreement (Chinese-ASEAN FTA) through formal export. Participants of the TOT workshop is officials from Provincial Trade Promotion Centers, professional associations, Vietnam Cooperative Alliance and market experts. This activity belongs to activities chains supported by SCSI program (GIZ) and collaborated by Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Ministry of Trade) Below are links to published guidelines on exporting fruits to the Chinese market: http://beta1.vietrade.gov.vn/images/GIZ_cam_nang_xuat_khau_qua_vai_-_resize.pdf http://beta1.vietrade.gov.vn/images/GIZ_cam_nang_xuat_khau_qua_nhan_-_resize.pdf http://beta1.vietrade.gov.vn/images/GIZ_cam_nang_xuat_khau_thanh_long_-_resize.pdf http://beta1.vietrade.gov.vn/images/GIZ_cam_nang_xuat_khau_dua_hau_-_resize.pdf `

  • Sep 2018

    VIRI will participate in the Regional Workshop ‘Localizing the SDGs through Engagement & Partnership’

    VIRI has been nominated by Ms. Colette O'Driscoll from the EU Delegation to participate in the Regional Workshop ‘Localizing the SDGs through Engagement & Partnership’ in Malaysia on September 4-5 2018, targeting key stakeholders from ASEAN countries representing public bodies, civil society and the private sector. The workshop is organised by the European Union, in partnership with the Economic Planning Unit [EPU] in the Malaysian Government and the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) which supports and works closely with EPU on the SDGs. The Regional Workshop will consist of an exchange of best practices and lessons learned across the region on the localisation of SDGs through stakeholder engagement and partnership. Dr. Nguyen Bao Thoa shall join this workshop on behalf of VIRI.

  • Jul 2018

    Establish International One Village One Product Institute (iOVOP) in Vietnam

    VIRI shall cooperate with Vietcraft in establishment International One Village One Product Institute (iOVOP) in Vietnam. iOVOP shall have strong supports from OVOP Committee in Oita - Japan. The chairman of OVOP Oita Japan, Mr. Uchida Tadashi shall join iOVOP as senior advisor.

  • Jun 2018

    VIRI shall be a co-partner to give award to start-ups

    In June 12 at 50 Dao Duy Tu, in the frame work of Craft and Design Challenge, project Crafting Futures led by British Council, VIRI shall be a co-partner to give award to start-ups who have good products, feasible business plan which can contribute to craft community in Vietnam.

  • Jun 2018

    VIRI shall join "Vietnam products week" in Japan from June 7-10

    VIRI shall join "Vietnam products week" in Japan from June 7-10 with products from past projects such as coffee, tea, cacao and handicraft. These are high quality products with Fair Trade and organic certification as well as other international quality analysis. with products from past projects such as coffee, tea, cacao and handicraft. These are high quality products with Fair Trade and organic certification as well as other international quality analysis.

  • May 2018

    Chairman of OVOP, Mr. Uchida Tadashi from Oita, Japan and VIRI shall have a working day with Hoa Binh province

    Chairman of OVOP, Mr. Uchida Tadashi from Oita, Japan and VIRI shall have a working day with Hoa Binh province and Cao Phong orange cooperative on May 18. We hope that OVOP shall help local people to create value added products as well as sustainable and beautiful life.

  • Apr 2018

    VIRI is honor to represent some producer communities to lead the CLMV zone at Lifestyle Vietnam 2018

    VIRI is honor to represent some producer communities to lead the CLMV zone - where the tradition meets comtemporary concept. This is the first preparatory step for the Textile Tour in CLMV countries led by VIRI and VIETCRAFT. Please support us.

  • Mar 2018

    Training and practising on essential oil mixing

    The leading proffessor in essential oil in Vietnam shall train Viri/Virico technical staffs on essential oil mixing, using the natural flavor fixing essential oil. In the same time, a Japanese pharmacist expert also offered free to Viri a guiding book on creating new flavor on our current essential oil range. All training and practising shall be organized in March

  • Mar 2018

    Shan tea sample join World Tea Contest

    Viri shall send Shan tea sample to join World Tea Contest which will be held in Japan in 2018 Premium Seat Company shall support all procedures and fees for Virico to join this competent event.

  • Dec 2017

    VIRI 20 years of establishment anniversary

    After 20 years of operation (1997 -2017), VIRI officially organizes an Anniversary Celebration of 20 years of establishment and development to look back at the road to research, preserve and promote traditional trades, together with ethnic minorities and poor women to contribute to the poverty reduction work of the whole country. The Anniversary Celebration will be organized from 9:30 to 12:00 on December 16th, 2017 at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Nguyen Van Huyen Str., Cau Giay, Hanoi. In this very special event, we would like to invite you all to participate and share. At the event, VIRI supported projects will showcase their technological process as well as their products. Please register and participate with us. Please kindly register through email: yenth@viri.org.vn or viri@viri.org.vn. Tel: 024.3636.8006.

  • Dec 2017

    Light Festival

    In collaboration with Vietcraft, VIRI shall join the Light Festival in Hoan Kiem lake, Hanoi in December. VIRI / VIRICO shall introduce different local specialties from VIRI implemented projects.

  • Oct 2017

    VIRI will welcome one Japanese volunteer

    Thanks to great supports of JICA - Japan, VIRI will welcome one Japanese volunteer specializing in marketing and promoting local specialties. The Japanese volunteer shall work during 2 years, starting from October 2017