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Meet the 16 women-led enterprises shaping the future of climate resilience in the Mekong Delta through Deltaccelerate

We are delighted to share the 16 innovative enterprises selected to take part in Deltaccelerate!

Deltaccelerate is Vietnam’s first accelerator of its kind, providing direct support, tailored training, and networking opportunities for enterprises that work in the Mekong Delta’s agricultural sector, which are led by or significantly benefit women and contribute to the sector’s resilience to climate adaptation.

Introducing the Deltaccelerate enterprise leaders

Find out more about the enterprises they lead:

  • Tra Vinh Farm: producing organic coconut flower nectar in Tra Vinh province.
  • ANFOODS JSC: using traditional fishing methods to catch, process and wholesale seafood from Ben Tre’s mangrove forest.
  • ABAVINA TRADING PRODUCTION JSC: promoting community-based farming In Can Tho province.
  • Hoa Nang Agricultural Products JSC: producing organic agricultural products from Ben Tre province.
  • Palmania JSC: creating healthy, organic products from Palmyra trees using sustainable farming methods of the local indigenous Khmer community based in An Giang.
  • Cau Ke Macapuno Coconut Processing Co., Ltd (VICOSAP): producing confectionery products, baking ingredients and drinks from macapuno coconuts, which are Cau Ke specialties from Tra Vinh province.
  • Mekong Coconut Oil Company Limited: producing coconut oil from Ben Tre province.
  • Thuy Tuyet Bamboo and Rattan Weaving Cooperative: creating handicrafts using traditional weaving techniques and delivers experiential tourism in Soc Trang province.
  • Ha Nguyen Aquaculture Cooperative: producing handicrafts made from Bon Bon (Typha orientalis) leaves in Cau Mau province.
  • Hoa Dan Moc Production Trading Service Company Limited: providing free vocational training, including creating handicrafts and business skills, for people with disabilities in Can Tho province.
  • VFARM Food and Cosmetics Development JSC: researching and developing cosmetic products from coconuts.
  • Minh Duy Typha Orientalis Cooperative: developing dishwashing liquid and bio-cleaning products extracted from guava leaves.
  • Veritas Vietnam JSC: sourcing biomaterial, including coconut husks, from the Mekong Delta and converting it into zero carbon consumer products.
  • Ecoka JSC: producing handicrafts from water hyacinth and macrame from Hau Giang province.
  • Nguyen Thi Thuan household business: producing handicrafts from water hyacinths in Ben Tre province.
  • Dam Doi Sesarmid Cooperative: creating a range of products from locally-caught sesarmids and shrimps.

Deltaccelerate is a tailored program which runs until September 2025. Up to eight enterprises that successfully complete the first stage of the program may have the chance to scale their business with grants of between AUD 10,000 to AUD 100,000.

It is made possible by a unique partnership between the Australian Government and New Energy Nexus through the BPP Climate Adaptation Partnerships in the Mekong Delta.

We wish the 16 enterprises every success as they embark on the Deltaccelerate program – we are looking forward to sharing updates along the way.

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