Center for Knowledge Co-creation and Development Research (CKC) is a non-profit research center working for the benefit of disadvantaged communities in Central Vietnam.


CKC carries out social planning and sustainable development projects which empower the disadvantaged communities. Projects that CKC focuses on include impact assessments (social, gender and human rights), community development, gender equality, social planning and surveys, corporate social responsibility (CSR), project management, and sustainable development research.

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ASEAN Data Science Explorers 2024 – Open for Online Training Course

21 May, 2024

  ASEAN Data Science Explorers 2024 is now offering a free online training course supported by the ASEAN Foundation. The program includes: Free Training: This program is free of charge for all participants. Apps Development and Cloud Analytics: Participants will learn about...

Photovoice: Using Images as a research method for Organisational Capacity Strengthening

21 May, 2024

Photovoice is an emerging qualitative research method that engages community members in research, highlighting their lived experiences and driving change. CKC used the photovoice method during the ” Organisational Capacity Evaluation Session” on 9th May 2024. This technique connected stories...

#What to expect at the ASEAN DSE 2024 Training Course

20 May, 2024

CKC has officially implemented the ASEAN Data Science Explorers training courses. Over the weekend of May 10th and 11th, 2024, CKC conducted training sessions for more than 180 students from the Hue University of Sciences and School of Hospitality and...

CKC series of social research methods – Adapting Focus Group Discussion in different contexts

20 May, 2024

A Focus Group Discussion (FGD) is a qualitative research method and data collection technique in which a selected group of people discusses a given topic or issue in-depth, facilitated by a professional, external moderator*. Different from the theoretical description, being...

Knowledge Acquisition to Community Involvement in ASEAN

20 May, 2024

In the spring of 2024, CKC had inspiring activities to discover geographys, data science and technology development of ASEAN. CKC and SOLEN had the first meeting through an online knowledge-sharing session on Southeast Asian Geography facilitated by Philip Thomas –...

International Women’s Day 2024 – “Inspire Inclusion”

8 April, 2024

The campaign theme for International Women’s Day 2024 is Inspire Inclusion. We forge a better world by inspiring others to understand and value women’s inclusion. In line with this year’s campaign theme, CKC organised a captivating activity – a Pottery...