23 June 2022
The Mekong Delta will plant one million hectares of high-quality rice in the coming time with the aim to improve farmers’ income, ensure food security and serve export. The task is set in a directive on some missions to promote sustainable agricultural and rural development in the region in response to climate change, recently signed by Deputy Prime Minister Le Van… Read more
22 April 2022
 Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, called on the international community to strengthen efforts to address conflict-induced hunger during a UN Security Council meeting on April 21.The Arria-formula meeting on conflict and hunger was attended by Máximo Torero Cullen, Chief Economist of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO); Margot… Read more
By VNA1 December 2021
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan and World Bank Country Director for Vietnam Carolyn Turk co-chaired a high-level policy dialogue on low-carbon green agricultural transformation and emissions reduction on November 30.This is part of a series of policy dialogues and communication events on green, low-carbon and sustainable agriculture development implemented… Read more
By Siri Jamieson1 October 2021
Amidst the verdant hills and remote corners of Vietnam’s rural regions, the growth that has transformed the economy in this part of Southeast Asia in recent decades can be hard to see. Undernourishment among children still results in stunting – even in cities too where overweight/obesity is also on the rise. UN data shows that almost 10% of the population in Vietnam live in… Read more
16 July 2021
The second National Food Systems Summit Dialogue was held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), in partnership with a number of ministries, the UN in Vietnam and international development partners in Hanoi on July 16.The dialogue is among a series of events to prepare the nation for its attendance in the UN Food Systems Summit  (UNFSS) in… Read more
3 May 2021
The pandemic remains complicated in the world, so it is necessary to take fiscal measures and policy mechanisms to promote the development of the agri-food sector. This is the result of the report "The economic impact of the agri-food sector in Southeast Asia" conducted by Oxford Economics under commission by Food Industry ASIA (FIA).Lots of growth opportunitiesAccording to the report by Oxford… Read more
22 February 2021
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has just approved a project on restructuring the Vietnam's rice industry until 2025 with a vision to 2030. Accordingly, Vietnam will continue to restructure the rice industry in the direction of improving efficiency and sustainable development towards the objectives of fully meeting domestic consumption demand, being the… Read more
8 February 2021
The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is one of the leading localities in developing high-tech agriculture, smart agriculture and organic agriculture and has created a breakthrough in promoting agriculture as a key economic sector. In the coming time, Lam Dong Province is determined to continue boosting agricultural restructuring and establish itself as a leading centre for… Read more
19 December 2020
Concerned about buying unclean food from the market, to actively create a clean food source this school invested in a 2.3-ha farm, growing fruit and vegetables and breeding livestock for its kitchen. All farming processes follow a closed-loop model that meets safety standards, providing fresh food and nutritious meals for more than 500 students. With fields of more than 2,000 square meters… Read more
11 December 2020
A plenary meeting of the International Support Group (ISG), themed “Vietnam agriculture and rural development in the context of COVID-19: Opportunities and Challenges”, took place in Hanoi on December 11. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh said apart from the COVID-19 impacts, agriculture sector and rural residents are also hit by climate… Read more
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