The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has launched a sustainable rice value chain project in the delta as a public-private partnership (PPP), according to Senator Tim Ayres, assistant minister for Trade and Manufacturing of Australia.
Ministry urges 'green' waterway passage for rice from Mekong Delta
Most rice production and processing plants are located on riversides, and as a result, about 95 percent of rice produced in the Delta is carried by water.
Tien Giang stops growing three rice crops a year in coastal areas to cope with climate change
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang will grow only two rice crops a year in coastal districts and Go Cong Town to mitigate the impact of saltwater intrusion and drought.
VN Trade Ministry proposes resuming rice exports
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has asked the Government to resume rice exports. However, the export volume would be limited at 800,000 tonnes for April and May.
Rice products remains bright star among VN's farm export items
While most farm export items met with difficulties in the first months of the year, rice exports unexpectedly soared as the world increased its reserves.
Measures sought to minimise drought's impact on rice production
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has called on provinces in the south-central coastal and Central Highlands regions to take measures to minimise the impacts of drought on summer-autumn crops.