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Cocoa shortage provides opportunity for farmers

The global supply of cocoa will not keep up with demand for the next five to 10 years, which could result in a bright future for Vietnam's cocoa industry, delegates told a forum held in Binh Phuoc province on April 10.
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High-yield crops to replace rice: official

Vietnam will shift 100,000 hectares of rice-growing areas to the cultivation of other crops, Pham Van Du, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Crop Production Department, told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.
Vietnam coffee exports set new record Business

Vietnam coffee exports set new record

Coffee exports in the first 10 months of this year set a new record at 1.41 million tonnes, earning more than 3 billion USD, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported.