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Analyses, Perspectives and Opinions

RLS Southeast Asia regularly publishes political analyses and working papers on current and relevant topics from the Mekong Region. Together with our partners, we shed light on different opinions and introduce perspectives on pressing social and ecological questions and challenges. The publications are categorized according to topics and countries and can be selected using the links below.

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 Social Justice, Vietnam

Food sovereignty: International experience and practice to ethnic minorities farmers in Vietnam

Over the past two decades, the concept of "Food Sovereignty" has been increasingly mentioned and has become an important topic in international discussions related to food security and development. However, in Vietnam, food sovereignty is still a new concept, it has rarely been known and hasn’t been used in any executive documents, programs, or policies of the Party or the Government.

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 Social Justice, Vietnam

Research on the impact of COVID-19 on the issue of Social security of women migrant workers in the informal sector in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city after the 2nd and 4th outbreaks

From the analyses, judgment, and the result of the surveying rounds, the research team put forward some recommendations and experiences, contributing to better quality and implementation of social security policies for marginalized groups, improving the medical and social security support system in the context of a pandemic and other emergency situations.

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 Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

Agricultural production in Vietnam from the social-ecological transformation approach: Opportunities, challenges and policy implications

The book is a collection of articles presented at the international workshops in November 2021 on "Agricultural production in Vietnam and Southeast Asian countries from a social-ecological transformation approach: Opportunities, challenges, and policy implications".

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 Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

Social-ecological transformation

Guidebook on the integration of social-ecological transformation into educational programs for youth.

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 Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

Circular Economy

Guidebook on the integration of social-ecological transformation into educational programs for youth.

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 Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

 Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

[Marx Autumn School 2021] Environmental catastrophe is not only the problem of nature

When an environmental catastrophe occurs, nature is not the only victim. Humans, with their greed and unradical patches for disasters they have created, systematically oppress each other.

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 Vietnam

Females’ Employment Security in The Industrial Zones: The Case of Vinh Phuc Province

This research aims to assess the current employment security of the female employees in Vinh Phuc's industrial zones through a number of affecting factors and make some policy-oriented implications to improve the employment security of the female laborers in this location.

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 Vietnam

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – Opportunities and Challenges for Viet Nam

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a regional free trade agreement that will complement and build upon Viet Nam’s existing free trade agreements (FTAs) together with other 14 Indo-Pacific countries. As the name suggests, the RCEP is comprehensive in its coverage, attempting to regulate trade and investment liberalization. It exceeds the minimum standards prescribed by the World Trade Organization (WTO)2. RCEP negotiations were launched in 2012 between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)3 and ASEAN’s free trade agreement partners (Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and Republic of Korea)4. On 15 November 2020, ministers from 15 countries, at the 4thRCEP Leaders Summit excluding India signed the Agreement5.

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