The process by which people, organizations and society systematically stimulate and develop their ability over time to achieve social and economic goals, including through improvement of knowledge, skills, systems, and institutions - within a wider social and cultural enabling environment.
6 Oct 2015, World Vision Intl - South Asia & Pacific Regl Office
Nhung from Quang Xuong district, Thanh Hoa province tells the story of how her ancestors relied on the wind and the observation of animals to predict disaster. 'I believe when our villagers combine both their traditional experiences and modern knowledge, they can be safe when going out to the sea and limit the impacts of natural disasters.' Nhung says...
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