Centre for Sustainable Development in Mountainous Areas
- Miscellaneous Information:
The Centre for Sustainable Development in Mountainous Areas (CSDM) in Vietnam has since its foundation provided direct assistance to Ethnic Minority communities in mountainous areas. CSDM is a leading institution in Ethnic Minority program services and advocacy work in Vietnam. CSDM acts as a coordinating centre, gathering and facilitating services and programs intended for the Ethnic Minorities; and serves as a voice of the Ethnic Minorities by engaging in active public information activities.
CSDM assists in the strengthening and consolidation of local Ethnic Minority organizations and communities for the promotion, preservation and protection of Indigenous Knowledge, Climate Change and Ethnic Minority Rights as well as the capacity building of Ethnic Minority local network organizations.