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Nguyen Hoang Hiep, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, talks to the Government's website chinhphu.vn on the need to develop plans to reduce the negative impacts of drought, salinity and land subsidence in the Mekong Delta.

Lack of capital, human resources, land impedes rice production

Vietnam is a major rice producer and exporter in the world, but Vietnamese farmers and companies cannot make fat profits.

Water is not an endless resource

Le Viet Son, head of the Northern Region Water Resources Planning Department from the Institute of Water Resources Planning, talks to the newspaper Hà Nội Mới (New Hà Nội) on the need to use water sustainably in agriculture production.

Vietnam can develop blockchain technology: experts

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has great advantages to develop blockchain technology because of its many talented math and science personnel, experts say. 

Blockchain heats up Vietnam’s technology circle

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has recently become a blockchain R&D center in the region. The technology has been the major topic of many workshops and conferences organized this year. 

Foreign farmers pour investments in Da Lat

VietNamNet Bridge - Da Lat, located 1,500 meters above sea level on Langbian Plateau, has attracted agriculture investors from Japan, Singapore and South Korea who are growing vegetables, flowers and strawberries.

Farm sector set for wave of mergers, acquisitions

Thanh Thanh Cong Tay Ninh Joint Stock Company (TTCS) will fully acquire Bien Hoa Sugar Joint Stock Company (JSC), becoming in the process the biggest sugar producer in Viet Nam.

Lifting of farmland limit to spur exports of produce

Expansion of land limits and accumulation of land for large-scale production are expected to be the foundation for the branding of farm produce.

Agriculture, not gold or USD, most attractive investment channel

Agriculture was never found on the list of the most attractive investment channels for those who have idle money. But things are changing.

Vietnam trials hi-tech agriculture production zones

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam plans to have at least 10 hi-tech agriculture production zones comprising 200 enterprises by 2020. To date, it has attracted 20 enterprises. 

Scientists alarmed over soil degradation

VietNamNet Bridge - Agricultural land in Vietnam has been overexploited because of inappropriate cultivation methods, scientists say. 

Japanese capital poured into ‘intensive farming’ in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - The number of Japanese investors who want to develop agriculture and fishery projects in Vietnam is on the rise as more Vietnamese favor Japanese food items. 

Mekong River Delta wastes 140,000 tons of fertilizer a year

VietNamNet Bridge - The Agricultural Environment Institute estimates that the volume of fertilizer unnecessarily used in agricultural production in Mekong Delta is around 140,000 tons a year.

Vietnamese scientists invent new technology to preserve farm produce

A new farm produce preservation technology has been invented by scientists from the Hanoi University of Technology. 

What is the future for coal-run fertilizer plants?

VietNamNet Bridge - Two large coal-run fertilizer plants, Ninh Binh and Ha Bac, and the industry as a whole, have been plagued with bad losses and poor business performance.

Gov't aims to lift agricultural exports

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is seeking to create measures to tackle falling exports of major farm products, to assure it reaches its goal of US$30 billion in export revenues of the agro-forestry-fishery sector for 2016.

Businesses earn hundreds of million USD a year from pesticides

VietNamNet Bridge - With a huge consumption level of 50,000 tons a year, the Vietnamese plant protection product market is a fertile area for domestic and foreign companies.

Billionaires pour money into agriculture

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese billionaires earn money from many different business sectors. However, many are investing in agriculture. 

Land for rice tilling: how much is enough?

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s agriculture and rice tilling in particular has been under so much pressure that it will have to undergo restructuring.  

The climate revolution in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - The government of Vietnam, well aware of the damages that climate change can cause, has made strong commitments to take actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.