In a bid to fuel agricultural investment which remains negligible in Vietnam, the government is expected to devise new incentives and boost reform of administrative procedures in favour of foreign investors.
When Vietnam sells its products to the world, it only has a large output. It forgets to tell the story about the culture, history, and the farming process of the land where the products are born.
The Russia-Ukraine crisis and economic sanctions by some countries against Russia will have a profound impact on the global economy, including Vietnam, especially on the import and export of agricultural, forestry, and aquatic products.
New records in export turnover were set by key export items for January, making the annual target of $50 billion worth of farm exports feasible.
Agricultural by-products are called the "gold mine" of the Vietnam agricultural industry with up to 156 million tons per year. But these lucrative sources have been neglected for many years.
Over the past few years, the export of farm produce to China has constantly been running into trouble, especially with the congestion of trucks at the northern border gates in December 2021.
Local agriculture officials are calling for higher contributions from overseas Vietnamese to the domestic economy.
Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a strategy for sustainable development of agriculture and rural areas for 2021 - 2030, with a vision to 2050.
Many businesses don’t want to invest in farm produce processing because it requires huge capital and brings low profits. Meanwhile, farmers face high risks and take losses during bountiful crops as they are not organized in a coordinated way.
The year 2021 witnessed millions of farmer households selling on e-commerce platforms. At this new market, farmers sold tons of farm produce and closed millions of orders.
It’s necessary to be daring and set a high goal of exporting $50 billion worth of farm produce in 2022 as agriculture is a pillar of the economy, said Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at a conference on December 29.
With a passion for floriculture and dream of getting rich from agriculture, Le Quang Khanh has developed a giant lotus pond which yields 1 million flowers each season.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta is expanding its shrimp – rice farming areas as the cultivation model is efficient and sustainable, adapts to climate change, and is environmentally friendly.