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Vietnam exported 166 million USD worth of processed agricultural products in the first quarter of 2020, up 33 percent year-on-year, statistics reveal.

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.

Japanese experts to arrive in Vietnam to examine lychee exports

Japanese experts are set to arrive in Vietnam on June 3 to examine and supervise phytosanitary measures for the lychees destined for the Northeast Asian market, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Deadly new seafood virus should be prevented: Ministry

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has called for strengthening the management of seafood transportation across the border.

Ministry: China’s suspension of fishing in Vietnam’s waters meaningless

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 11 said that China’s suspension of fishing in waters within Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea carries no weight whatsoever.

Cashew export expected to recover strongly after pandemic

Cashew exports are expected to surge in the latter half of the year once the COVID-19 pandemic is put under control.

PM allows rice export resumption from May 1

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 28 agreed with the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s proposal to resume rice export from May 1, in accordance with Decree 107/2018/ND-CP on rice export business.

Pork imports soar by over 300 percent: statistics

Vietnam imported more than 46,402 tonnes of pork and related products as of April 13, rocketing over 300 percent from the same period last year, according to the Department of Animal Health.

Ministry proposes US$22mil. to deal with salinity, drought

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has recently proposed an aid package worth 515.3 billion VND (22 million USD) to deal with drought and saltwater intrusion in 2020.

Ministry of Industry and Trade proposes resuming rice exports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed resuming rice exports from April, with a volume of 400,000 tonnes, after it has compiled reports on production, domestic consumption and exports to submit to the Prime Minister.

Wood product processors need to restructure production due to COVID-19

Local wood processing enterprises need to continue reorganising their production and business activities to deal with difficulties during the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

 

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.

UNDP assists Mekong Delta in drought response efforts

The UN Development Programme and the Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development signed an agreement on March 17 to support the Mekong Delta’s response to drought and saltwater intrusion.

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.

VN Agriculture Ministry proposes initiatives for ASEAN Chairmanship Year

The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has proposed two initiatives for Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020.

Pork supply expected to recover from this month: MARD

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said that the domestic pork supply is forecast to increase from February.

Vietnam, US jointly study vaccine against African swine fever

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has suggested the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) transfer virus samples to Vietnam to study and produce vaccine against African swine fever (ASF) in the country.

Agro processing gets tidal wave of investment

Vietnamese businesses have been investing heavily in the agro-processing sector in recent years, helping it develop sustainably and effectively adapt to natural disasters and diseases.

Agriculture ministry requests boosting avian flu fight

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on February 3 sent an urgent notice to centrally-run cities and provinces, calling for drastic and concerted measures against avian flu epidemics.

Industry calls for national technical regulation for raw cashew

The Vietnam Cashew Association wants the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to draft national technical regulations for raw cashew nuts so that processors can ensure the quality of imported raw material.