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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Environmental Initiative for Sustainable Development with the companionship of the Australian Volunteers Program Impact Fund

6 June, 2023

CKC is proud to be one of five organisations, funded by the Australian Volunteers Program Impact Fund to implement initiatives to combat climate change, contributing to sustainable development in local communities. Let’s join us in energy saving in our upcoming...

Community Research in Quang Ninh

20 May, 2023

Co-working with the community has long become a familiar and inspiring assignment for each CKC member. In early May 2023, CKC had the opportunity to research and learn about the lives of people in Quang Yen town, Quang Ninh province....

Empowering Women Through Knowledge Co-Creation

27 April, 2023

“Empowering women through knowledge co-creation” was selected as one of “50 stories of Australian alumni’s contributions to Vietnam” at the Australian Alumni Symposiums 2023, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Australia-Vietnam diplomatic relations. In the Symposium, Center for Knowledge Co-creation and...

Social Research in Champasak and Salava Provinces, Lao PDR

25 April, 2023

Returning to Laos in early April, CKC had the opportunity to work in Champasak and Salavan, located in the South of Lao PDR. Our team of 11 Vietnamese and Laotian members conducted social research in 12 communities in three districts...

Lab-in-the-field experiment with vegetable consumers in Hue city – Follow-up survey

30 March, 2023

After more than a month of completing the primary survey with over 700 households in 63 residential groups from 22 wards of Hue city, the research project entitled “Biased Beliefs, Motivated Reasoning, and Consumer Valuation of Vegetable Labels in Vietnam”...

“Tam Giang – Cau Hai Lagoon: Folk Culture and Local Knowledge as a Resource for Community-based Ecotourism”. (Đầm phá Tam Giang – Cầu Hai: Tiếp nhận từ văn hóa dân gian, tri thức bản địa hướng đến du lịch sinh thái cộng đồng)

9 March, 2023

    “Tam Giang – Cau Hai Lagoon: Folk Culture and Local Knowledge as a Resource for Community-based Ecotourism” is a bilingual book with a collection of community-shared knowledge on cultural values, heritage, and folk stories of the Tam Giang...