Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses Business

Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses

In spite of being implemented in 2011, the Government-supported agriculture insurance programme which aims to protect farmers against losses of crops and livestock has so far failed to attract farmers due to high premium and complicated procedures.
Vietnam develops anti-African swine fever vaccine Health

Vietnam develops anti-African swine fever vaccine

A vaccine against African swine fever (AFS) virus by the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS) has produced initial positive outcomes on experimental scale, unveiled Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong.
Vietnam’s dairy industry to boost exports Business

Vietnam’s dairy industry to boost exports

Vietnam’s dairy makers are accessing more opportunities to increase exports, but companies need to enhance their competitiveness in foreign markets and develop a concentrated production scale.
Vietstock 2018 to feature 350 booths Business

Vietstock 2018 to feature 350 booths

About 350 booths will be featured at Vietnam’s Premier International Feed, Livestock and Meat Industry Expo (Vietstock 2018), which will take place on October 17-19 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam’s beekeeping aims to generate a buzz Business

Vietnam’s beekeeping aims to generate a buzz

The rate of ‘foreign’ honeybee species kept in Vietnam should be raised from 75 percent at present to 80 percent in 2020 in order to increase the quality and productivity of honey, heard a conference in Hanoi on August 17.
Cold snap kills over 2,160 head of cattle Society

Cold snap kills over 2,160 head of cattle

Over 2,160 cattle were killed or starved to death as of January 30 as a result of the cold spell that was raging across mountainous areas of the north, central and Central Highlands regions.