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Young farmer earns billions of VND a year from rabbit exports to Japanicon
BUSINESS07/04/20210

Young farmer earns billions of VND a year from rabbit exports to Japan

After many years raising rabbits, Do Quoc Toan, a farmer in Dan Phuong district in Hanoi, has reaped fruit. His rabbit farm brings revenue of over VND1 billion a year.

 
Northwest region: passion fruit brings high profiticon

Northwest region: passion fruit brings high profit

BUSINESS
01/03/2021

There are no barren cassava and maize fields as seen in the past on hillsides in Mo Cong hamlet in Son La province. The hills are now covered with passion fruit, bringing growers billions of dong a year.

Modern Vietnamese farmers: wear suits, sit in Hanoi and feed fowl in Dak Lakicon

Modern Vietnamese farmers: wear suits, sit in Hanoi and feed fowl in Dak Lak

FEATURE
18/02/2021

Many Vietnamese farmers just need to press a button to grow vegetables and raise pigs, and click a mouse to sell vegetables in the global market.

Vietnam agriculture targets big firms but should not forget smaller companiesicon

Vietnam agriculture targets big firms but should not forget smaller companies

FEATURE
10/02/2021

Vietnam tries to attract ‘eagles’, or big investors, into agriculture, but it also needs ‘sparrows’ or cooperatives and small enterprises.

Hi-tech application - a key to promote agriculture sectoricon

Hi-tech application - a key to promote agriculture sector

BUSINESS
20/12/2020

Cooperation between businesses and farmers plays a key role in the agriculture sector's sustainable development.

AI-based drones help analyze health of cropsicon

AI-based drones help analyze health of crops

FEATURE
03/11/2020

The drones using artificial intelligence (AI) technology developed by MiSmart are all unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) manufactured locally by Vietnamese.

Digitisation helps narrow urban-rural gap: expertsicon

Digitisation helps narrow urban-rural gap: experts

SOCIETY
28/09/2020

Digital transformation provides a challenge and opportunity for sustainable agricultural and rural development and narrowing gaps between rural and urban areas, experts have said.

Smartphones 'determine the fate' of VND-billionaire farmersicon

Smartphones 'determine the fate' of VND-billionaire farmers

BUSINESS
12/09/2020

Over the last 10 years of developing farming chains and observing strict requirements, farmers who have earned annual incomes of billions of dong have been increasingly using digital technology.

Leaving university, he now earns VND30bil/year from growing mushroomsicon

Leaving university, he now earns VND30bil/year from growing mushrooms

BUSINESS
05/09/2020

Trieu Quang Trung decided to leave university to pursue his passion – growing mushrooms. He now owns a mushrooming growing facility which brings turnover of VND30-36 billion a year.

Scientist makes slow-release fertilizer, the first of its kind in Vietnamicon

Scientist makes slow-release fertilizer, the first of its kind in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/07/2020

The ‘smart’ fertilizer, used once per crop, saves money and labor, and reduces environmental pollution.

Vietnam can become food supplier to the whole world: VIDA’s chairicon

Vietnam can become food supplier to the whole world: VIDA’s chair

BUSINESS
04/05/2020

Vietnam has an opportunity to become the food supplier of the world, according to Truong Gia Binh, an influential businessman.

Levelling up agriculture through modern tech and linking farming communitiesicon

Levelling up agriculture through modern tech and linking farming communities

BUSINESS
15/04/2020

Digitalising the agricultural sector is an essential requirement in the context of disease and climate change.

Kien Giang aims to raise value of key farming productsicon

Kien Giang aims to raise value of key farming products

BUSINESS
28/01/2020

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will focus on increasing the value and competitiveness of its agriculture produce this year.

Organic farms fuel sustainable developmenticon

Organic farms fuel sustainable development

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/01/2020

Born in Dien Ban Town, Quang Nam province, 37-year-old Duong Hien Tu has developed the area's first organic ecological agriculture system and a sustainable farming model over the past seven years to create the An Phu organic farm brand.

Drones now used by Vietnam’s rice farmersicon

Drones now used by Vietnam’s rice farmers

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/12/2019

Loc Troi Group, an agriculture firm, conducts pesticide spraying by drones on 25,000 hectares of fields in cooperation with farmers in Long An province.

Difficulty in land access hinders 4.0 agriculture in Vietnamicon

Difficulty in land access hinders 4.0 agriculture in Vietnam

BUSINESS
11/10/2019

Hi-tech agriculture cooperatives in HCMC are finding it difficult to expand production scale, while farmers are reluctant to make investments because of complicated procedures.

Organic agriculture treads thorny pathicon

Organic agriculture treads thorny path

BUSINESS
19/09/2019

Vo Tong Xuan, rector of the Nam Can Tho University, a respected agriculture expert, says that many Vietnamese hesitate to buy organic farm produce because of high prices.

Vietnam needs new method to attract FDI from US, EU: expertsicon

Vietnam needs new method to attract FDI from US, EU: experts

BUSINESS
27/08/2019

Vietnam attracts FDI by offering preferences in land access and tax incentives. However, if it wants to attract FDI from the US and EU, preferences alone will not be enough.