During her mission, direct working sessions with the Community Communication Division under MCDU and other relevant provincial agencies/units such as Phan Rang – Thap Cham City Women’s Union, City Youth Union, People’s Committee of Van Hai ward, Thanh Hai commune and Truong Dinh secondary school were held by the Consultant. The discussion contents included preparation of a commemoration plan for the 2018 World Environment Day on June 5; review on the result of the pilot communication by picture toolkit model and the plan for further replication; preliminary evaluation of the pilot establishment of “Shopping basket – Proud of a housewife’ clubs, which has been implemented at 7 wards/communes, as well as the plan for further replication; the contents of the documentary on efficiency of Belgium granting programs in Ninh Thuan after 10 years of implementation; and review on Quarter III/2018 communication plan associated with the project monitoring and evaluation indicators.
Strongly supported by the expert Minh Duc, the project community communication activities have been effectively promoted and transferred gradually to the concerned local implementation units towards achieving assured post-project sustainability. Through the project, the local communicators have been improved their capacities on propaganda skills on climate change, water resources and the greenhouse effect. A plan for maintaining the sustainability of the implemented propaganda models such as the shopping basket club, the propaganda of climate change by picture toolkit is being developed under the collaboration between the Project Management Unit and the concerned local authorities.