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
6 December 2020
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam ordered competent authorities to outline specific measures to mobilise resources to carry out the national nutrition strategy during 2021-2030 with a view to improve the Vietnamese people’s well-being and stature. At a working session in early December, he asked the Ministry of Health to ramp up implementation of the national health… Read more
By Dang Khoa16 October 2020
Vietnam's position on the 2020 Global Hunger Index, 61st among 107 economies, showcases consistent improvement over the last two decades. The index, released Monday by Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German organization Welthungerhilfe, gives Vietnam a score of 13.6 out of 100. This is classified as 'moderate' on the Global Hunger Index (GHI) severity scale. The report measured 107… Read more
20 August 2020
The Politburo recently signed the promulgation of Conclusion No. 81-KL/TW on ensuring national food security until 2030. Accordingly, the Politburo has urged the Party Committees, Party organisations and authorities at all levels to pay attention to directing localities and units to improve agricultural land use efficiency and maintain 3.5 million hectares of rice land with annual rice output at… Read more
2 March 2020
Vietnam is working to develop a system of modern agricultural product supply centers to promote the consumption of farm produce, enhance food safety and hygiene, and improve the competitive edge of Vietnamese goods. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development aims to restructure the entire chain of production, procession, and distribution of agricultural products. The centers… Read more
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