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The Minister of Agriculture has expressed concern over the abuse of fertilizer and plant protection chemicals, saying this does not represent sustainable agriculture.
Farmers in the northern province of Hai Duong have earned revenue of VND1,600 billion in the lychee season this year, the highest ever.
Despite Covid-19, Vietnam’s farm produce exports still achieved impressive results, especially litchis.
The agricultural sector continues to see an influx of investment from domestic giants such as TH Group, Vinamilk, Masan, Vingroup, and Truong Hai Auto Corporation – but some are struggling to get profitable, with few enjoying significant development.
In the first five months of this year, the agro-forestry-fishery sector accounted for the lowest ratio of foreign direct investment inflows.
As a key pillar of the national economy, Vietnam’s agri-food sector remained resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic and has great potential to drive economic recovery, ranking second in the region.
Presenting policies to effectively support agricultural businesses is one of central tasks set in the 13th Party Congress Resolution.
Frequently hit by natural disasters, many households in the northern province of Nam Dinh have been able to have better livelihoods thanks to rearing groupers – a type of fishery product with high economic effectiveness –
2020 has been a tough year for the agricultural sector with various risks and challenges from COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters and climate change impacts such as drought, saltwater intrusion and flooding,
Though COVID-19 has hampered exports, the agricultural sector remains confident of achieving this year’s export target of more than US$41 billion.
Vietnam needs support from international partners to cope with losses due to climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
The Vietnamese government holds high hope for a green and safe agricultural sector that could be a driving force for growth just like the manufacturing and processing sector.
Foreign direct investment in Vietnam's agriculture sector remains limited despite the industry's enormous potential.
A host of measures have been suggested for the agriculture sector to reach the target of $40 billion in export revenue this year, given the impact of COVID-19 and now natural disasters.
The historic EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement has been in force for nearly two months now.
While many of the worlds’ aircraft have been grounded throughout the pandemic, local airlines have found ways to support Vietnam’s agricultural export businesses in the wake of sky-high freight charges.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is scheduled to have a third dialogue with farmers next week on the difficulties they are facing in agricultural production.
After litchi gained entry to Australia, durian, star apple and mangosteen have also obtained visas to enter the choosy market.