24 July 2017
The plan will determine which crops would be cultivated and on what scale based on annual weather and natural disaster predictions, said Nguyen Hong Son head of the Department of Cultivation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. "The map will help authorities and farmers prepare appropriate production plans," he told a seminar in Can Tho Province last week. However, Son… Read more
4 August 2017
HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Wednesday launched the Việt Nam National Action Plan for management of antibiotic use and control of antibiotic resistance in livestock production and aquaculture in the 2017-20 period. With financial support from the United States Agency for International Development, this plan was developed in collaboration… Read more
By Agence France-Presse9 August 2017
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7 June 2017
Of the VND4 trillion worth of investments in high-tech agriculture, Vingroup has poured VND300 billion into VinEco Ha Nam in accordance with a closed model, from seedlings, production and harvesting to preservation and processing under advanced technologies from Israel, the Netherlands and Japan. Vinamilk, the nation’s leading dairy producer, having realized high demand for organic products… Read more
By Matty Demont and Reianne Quilloy7 June 2017
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Upgrading rice value chains to make them more sustainable involves identifying new markets for the byproducts that are generated along the way. Technological upgrading in rice farming, for example, can bring in new challenges. While mechanized rice harvesting eliminates the back-breaking work of traditional harvesting, accomplishing it in a shorter time leaves even… Read more
By Nguyen Ngoc Son5 June 2017
In a period of seven months from April to October 2017, 22 farmer groups consisting of 660 directly trained farmers (and 2,640 indirectly trained farmers who benefit from the farmer to farmer training) and three retailer groups of at least 60 agricultural retailers will be trained in Dong Thap, Hau Giang and Kien Giang provinces during the Viet Nam’s Summer-Autumn Season… Read more
By Chi Nguyen
Food Safety Risk Management in Vietnam: Challenges and Opportunities, launched on 27 Mar 2017, includes an urgent call for better management of food safety issues in Vietnam and more effective communications to raise public awareness of food safety issues. The report found that the primary cause of food-borne illness in Vietnam comes from bacterial rather than chemical contamination and that… Read more
HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to promote activities under the Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture in Việt Nam (PSAV), aiming at a sustainable and comprehensive agricultural value chain. This was confirmed by Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyễn Xuân Cường during a conversation with a Vietnam News Agency… Read more
VGP - Viet Nam is ready to provide rice for Brunei in a long-term and stable manner to help the latter ensure food security, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told a Brunei official. He made the remark on February 27 while receiving Brunei's Second Minister of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Lim Jock Seng, who is in Ha Noi to attend the first meeting of the countries'… Read more
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