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Vietnam targets to stay among the world’s top 10 farm produce processing hubs

The Government would push for greater mechanization in agricultural production.

VN agriculture ministry gears up for possible attack of desert locusts

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is prompting preparations for the possibility of an invasion by desert locusts in the time ahead.

Stunning view of Muong Thanh golden paddy fields in Dien Bien

As we progress into the middle of May, the entirety of the Muong Thanh paddy fields in the north-western province of Dien Bien has been transformed by swathes of bright yellow, serving to bring a range of romantic scenery to the region.

During Covid-19, agriculture becomes pillar of the economy

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to cause exports to stagnate. Coffee growers in the Central Highlands are experiencing many hardships.

VN needs market of agricultural land

Agricultural land accumulation for large-scale production has been facing many obstacles, although the Government has pushed up the process by implementing several policies.

Vietnam calls for investment in fruit, vegetable processing

Vietnam is in need of major investors in fruit and vegetable production in order to boost processing, especially in the packaging and post-processing stages, to preserve products for longer and enhance their value.

Rosy signs show bright prospect for rice export

Vietnam is enjoying strong growth in both rice export volume and value, and more export chances are still ahead as some FTAs have come into force and consumers around the globe are boosting purchase to ensure food security.

Control of pesticides to improve the competitiveness of Vietnamese agricultural products

The use of pesticides in agricultural production should be properly considered and applied, said Jason Sandahi, an expert from the US Department of Agriculture, at a seminar in Hanoi on Tuesday.

Mekong farming lags behind: experts

VietNamNet Bridge – A lack of cutting-edge technologies, unrealistic policies, and a failure to take advantage of local expertise and knowledge are constraining agricultural development in the country, 

Korean tests for VN workers to start in June

VietNamNet Bridge – The language and skills exams for Vietnamese workers wishing to work in South Korea will be held this year between June and September,

Pesticides endanger north VN granary

 VietNamNet Bridge – Pollution from pesticides has reached alarming levels in some provinces of the Red River Delta, known as the granary of Viet Nam’s north.

Can we feed the world without cutting forests? It can be done, says U.N.

 Agriculture is the biggest driver of deforestation globally fueled by a growing demand for food, yet it is possible to feed the world without cutting forests,

Goal for agricultural production not met

Livestock husbandry and forestry plantation have maintained good growth, but agricultural production slowed over the last six months, a senior official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has said.

Jobs for Mekong Delta farmers

Director of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s branch in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho Vo Hung Dung spoke to Tuoi Tre newspaper about measures to prevent mass migration from the Mekong Delta region

FDI improvement in 2015

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite global fluctuations in 2015, Vietnam has attracted a great deal of foreign direct investment capital. By the end of last month, newly registered or expanded FDI for Vietnam totaled over US$20 billion.

Pesticide abuse raises food safety concerns

VietNamNet Bridge – Widespread abuse of pesticides was undermining food safety in the country, participants said at a recent conference on plant protection held in Hanoi.

Are Vietnam’s chickens the world’s “strongest”?

 VietNamNet Bridge - If the world held a contest on the piggyback ability if chickens, it is very likely that Vietnam’s chickens would be the champion in the most convincing way.

Pollution contaminates Hai Phong waterways

 VietNamNet Bridge – Pollution is severely affecting the rivers of Da Do, Re and Gia, the main source of water for irrigation and other activities of residents and businesses in this northern city.

Foreign FMs’ visits to VN in spotlights

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ten official visits made by foreign Foreign Ministers to Viet Nam over the past eight months paved the way for bilateral relations and cooperation to be expanded.

Many Mekong farmers still in poverty

VietNamNet Bridge – Many farmers in the Mekong Delta are still living in poverty and finding it hard to own a home though they have contributed significantly to raising the nation’s rice, fruits and seafood production.