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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.

Ministry expects new policies for farm economic development

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has said it is submitting a proposal to the Prime Minister for a decree on policies to encourage farm economic development.

PM chairs dialogue with farmers nationwide

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 29 chaired the fourth dialogue between the Government leader and farmers held in the northern mountainous province of Son La.

Depending on imports, millions of farmers face crisis

Millions of farming households in Vietnam will face a crisis when the cost of fertilizers makes up 40-60% of the total input costs in agricultural production.

Learning from Japanese who sell super-expensive agricultural products

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.

FDI projects must not disadvantage farmers

The Government has agreed to the proposal sent by the Ministry of Planning and Investment on the development criteria to attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) into the country. 

Man raises cordyceps in hot sandy area

After many failures, Nguyen Van Tuan of Nga Son district in Thanh Hoa province has successfully raised cordycep in a hot sandy area.

Access narrowing to capital in agri-tech

Loan acquisition and the availability of government-sponsored incentives remain the biggest barriers in attracting capital inflows into high-tech agriculture as many companies already struggle with tedious applications.

Vietnamese agriculture seeks ways to adapt amid Russia-Ukraine war

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.

$50 billion: new annual target for Vietnam’s farm produce

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: a billion-dollar 'gold mine' in Vietnam

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.

Why is the Chinese market still vital to farm exporters?

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.

Agriculture Ministry calls on overseas Vietnamese to invest in local agriculture

Local agriculture officials are calling for higher contributions from overseas Vietnamese to the domestic economy.

Strategy issued to boost sustainable agricultural development in Vietnam

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.

Businesses encouraged to ‘think big’ when investing in agriculture

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.

Farmers go digital: 85 tons of fruits sold via livestream

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.

Agricultural production must not fall back in 2022: Prime Minister

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.

Vietnamese farmers benefit from high-tech

In recent years, thanks to the introduction of digital technology into agricultural production, Vietnamese farmers have earned millions of US dollars or even tens of millions of dollars.

Hanoi farmer raises record 1 million lotus flowers

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.

Mekong Delta expands environmentally-friendly shrimp-rice farms

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.