Circular economy is becoming an inevitable trend to meet the requirements of sustainable development in the context of increasingly degraded and. Circular economy is becoming an inevitable trend to meet the requirements of sustainable development in the context…
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Helvetas is an independent organization for development based in Switzerland with affiliated organizations in Germany and the United States. Helvetas has been active in Vietnam since 1994, working in various areas typically Agriculture, Bio-conservation, Forestry, Eco-Tourism, and Rural Economy.
Under the SWITCH-Asia programme of the European Union, we are implementing the Project “Circular Economy Cocoa: From Bean to Bar” with the main objective to develop circular economy solutions in cocoa and other agri-food sectors, leading to equitable economic growth decoupled from harmful environmental impacts. The Project, will be implemented within 04 years from 2022 to 2026 in 06-07 cacao provinces in Central Highlands and Mekong Delta of Vietnam.
Digital technologies have the potential to revolutionise Vietnamese agriculture by helping farmers and enterprises work more precisely, efficiently, and sustainably. Enhancing the traceability of the cocoa supply chain is an important means towards increasing the sustainability and accountability of the chocolate and cocoa sector. Digitalization in farm management and traceability will contribute to the growth of efficient, environmentally sound supply chains.
In partnership with key cocoa producers in Vietnam, Helvetas is seeking innovative initiatives on digital traceability and supply chain management applicable to the cocoa sector in Vietnam. Interesting candidates should send the company profile and a Concept Note about 02 pages as a brief outline of the proposed technical solutions.
Deadline to submit your application to the email: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com before 15 July, 2023.
Teams and individual’s tech-enthusiasts, developers, innovators, data scientists and software engineers from all nationality from region are invited to take part and encouraged to explore new ways of using ICT to mitigate the problems arisen from conventional linear economy and find new solutions to drive toward a full circular economy.
The National Startup Support Center (NSSC) in collaboration with the Circular Economy Technology Village and Viet Nam Circular Economy Hub held the contest “Finding green creative startup talents” with the message “Sharing knowledge – Creating innovation – Growing sustainably”, in response to Decision No. 1658QD-TTg approving the “National strategy on green growth for the period 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050”, aiming to reduce the intensity of greenhouse gas emissions per GDP; developing green economic sectors; promoting green lifestyle and sustainable consumption; as well as Decision 687/QD-TTg 2022 Project of circular economy development in Viet Nam.