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After discovery of fake VietGAP-certification, 12 units under probe

After local media reported about vegetables with counterfeited VietGAP certificates, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) asked for a review of 12 certification units and threatened to strictly punish any violators.

Rice farms in Dong Thap fully mechanised

Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap are using agricultural machines for all rice cultivation processes on nearly 100 per cent of rice farms. 

Vietnam's “lychee kingdom” looks to conquer demanding markets

Thieu lychee, a specialty fruit of Luc Ngan district in northern Bac Giang province, are expected to soon be readily-found in one of the most choosy markets in the world, Japan, 

Green consumption campaign introduces new initiatives

The 11th edition of a campaign on green consumption will take place from June 6 to 30, an event held by the Sai Gon Giai phong (Liberated Saigon) newspaper and Saigon Co.op group on June 3 heard.

Safe farm develops from polluted dump

A man in the central city of Da Nang has turned a local dump into a high-tech garden to supply fresh and healthy vegetables to local residents and markets.

Thai Nguyen festival honours tea processing industry

The 4th Thai Nguyen – Vietnam Tea Festival will be organised in Thai Nguyen on April 17-19 to promote Vietnamese tea products, honour villages, producers and the tea processing industry.

Redtail catfish is in high demand

Vietnamese Goods Agriculture (VietGAP) Practices will be used to breed Asian redtail catfish in Hong NguDistrict in Dong Thap Province.

Hanoi seeks supply of safe fruit, vegetables

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the People's Committee of Ha Noi are implementing a programme to ensure supplies of safe vegetables and meat.

State Budget relies on fisheries

 VietNamNet Bridge – Bui Duc Quy, director of the Department of Aquaculture, told Viet Nam News about achievements gained by the sector during the last 56 years.

New body to facilitate revival, growth of tea industry

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has organised a steering committee that will enable the country's tea industry to recover, become highly competitive and achieve sustainable development in the future.

Ninh Thuan vineyard offers rustic summertime escape for travellers

 VietNamNet Bridge – It felt like the burning sun in the central province of Ninh Thuan had been turned off as I walked under the green leaves in Nguyen Van Moi's vineyard in Ninh Phuoc District, 7km from Phan Rang City.

VN targets tra fish supply chain to supply EU market

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam plans to develop a sustainable Pangasius supply chain to increase its exports to the EU, its leading export market, heard a conference held in HCM on Wednesday.


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Vietnam attempts to increase profits for farmers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities in Vietnam are discussing solutions to rice production so as to increase the incomes of farmers who have continued to complain about modest profits.

Mekong fruit growers try to improve quality

 VietNamNet Bridge – The application of Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) in fruit cultivation has paid some export dividends, but serious productivity and saleability problems remain, experts say.