E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 3, Issue 3, 2023

Saemaul Sharing Economy in Rural Vietnam: Contributing to Sustainable Development

Author(s): Kwak Busung


Korea has been developed incredibly fast after the Korean war. One of main reason is the Saemaul Undong. And Vietnam government is going the new rural development program from 10 years ago. During last 10 years there are visibly distinguishable achievement and will get more successful result in 2020~2030. Both 2 national projects inevitably and eventually will contributes to UN SDG’s because of its basic strategy and the principles which was designed from the fist. Even there were some mistakes before, it will be very powerful solution to achieve the UN SDGs by self-helping methodology. However, we must focus on how to change the people’s mind set to get it more successful and quickly. To do this, we need to focus on psychological approach and some part of behavioral economic studies. Saemaul Foundation Vietnam is trying to create new way of community sharing economy system in the rural area. It will be fully localized first. And then it will improve the equality of the people and increase farmer’s purchasing power and the size of rural economy following the sustainable development target.

Keywords: Saemaul Undong, New Rural Development, Sharing Economy, Change Mind Set, Saemaul Project in Vietnam

Pages: 157-161

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