hi-tech agriculture

Update news hi-tech agriculture

Government News 10/12

Dak Lak advised to develop green, hi-tech agriculture, Cambodian Front delegation visits Mekong Delta province, Senior Party official visits Angola, Japanese Emperor’s 85th birthday celebrated in HCM City

More greenhouses built but environment quality declines

The massive development of green and net houses in the hi-tech agriculture movement has caused serious consequences to the environment. Greeneries are being replaced by glasshouses.

More business startups focus on organic agriculture

VietNamNet Bridge - An ecosystem for organic agriculture is taking shape in Vietnam, helping ease  difficulties for startups in the field.

What can businesses ‘harvest’ after ‘sowing capital’ in agriculture?

Many large corporations in different business fields have rushed to pour capital into agriculture to seek a new driving force for their growth. But not all of them have been successful.

Investors still cannot make profits from hi-tech agriculture production

VietNamNet Bridge - Hi-tech agricultural production requires huge capital and long-term investments, while the risks are high and the policies are not encouraging.

Where is Vietnam’s hi-tech agriculture?

IoT and blockchain application in agricultural production in Vietnam remains modest, while other high technologies are used by only 10 percent of Vietnam’s agricultural production workforce.

Vietnamese enterprises use AI in manufacturing, farming

One consultant predicts that 70 percent of manufacturers would apply digital transformation by 2020, and that the application would help enterprises increase their turnover by 30 percent.

Big-scale agricultural production falls into deadlock because of land fragmentation

Local authorities throughout the country have been moving ahead with land accumulation models. However, the concentrated land areas remain modest compared with the localities’ potential and needs.

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.

Made-in-Vietnam agricultural control unit cheap and effective

VietNamNet Bridge - An agronomist has invented a smart device which controls the cultivation process, provides what plants need, and give warnings and advice to farmers. 

Remote-sensing technology mitigates risks in agricultural production

VietNamNet Bridge - Accurate forecasts about rice and crop yields, as well as better monitoring of floods and natural calamities are needed to help policymakers come up with good solutions for agricultural production.

Hi-tech agriculture has to match specific needs

Hi-tech agriculture has been riding a new wave of investment in recent years, with the Government viewing technology as key to restructuring the sector, achieving food security and improving produce quality.

Made-in-Vietnam wood vinegar: safe alternative for pesticides

VietNamNet Bridge - Wood vinegar, or Pyroligneous acid, has long-term effects and no negative impact on the environment.

Capital for high-tech agriculture

High-tech agriculture is a key direction for economic development. A credit package of US$4.4 million for high-tech and clean agriculture is considered a nudge for agricultural enterprises to expand production. 

Buddhist Nun grows vegetables, cultivates hope for abandoned kids

In a house on a small stone-paved alley, a three-year-old girl nicknamed Nhan Thien (Human Heaven) sits next to a slim, Buddhist nun, selecting seeds to grow vegetables.

Loans remain inaccessible for farmers

VietNamNet Bridge - VietNamNet Bridge - The government has promised to provide loans to support the development of hi-tech agriculture, but farmers say bank loans are still out of reach.

Unclear policies on hi-tech agriculture stifling investment

VietNamNet Bridge - Encouraged by the government’s promise to give support in land and capital, especially the VND100 trillion credit package announced in early 2017, many investors want to pour money into hi-tech agriculture. 

New apps keep farmers updated about prices, cultivation techniques

VietNamNet Bridge - Many apps have been developed for intelligent farming which aim to change the way farmers work.

Lifting farmland limits is key to agriculture development: expert

In 2016, when agriculture suffered from drought, low production and low yield, which led to a negative growth rate, the lowest since 2011, experts said that Vietnam’s agriculture needed critical reform.

HCM City aims to lead country in hi-tech agriculture

 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City plans to establish three more hi-tech agriculture parks by 2020 with the aim of becoming one of the country’s leading cities in high-tech agricultural development.