Top legislator’s China visit gives boost to bilateral partnership Politics

Top legislator’s China visit gives boost to bilateral partnership

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan’s official visit to China from July 8-12 has contributed to consolidating and developing the Vietnam-China traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a stable, healthy and sustainable manner, said a senior legislator.
Vietnam’s tea exports edge up 15.4 percent in Q1 Business

Vietnam’s tea exports edge up 15.4 percent in Q1

Vietnam exported 26,000 tonnes of tea in the first quarter of 2019, earning turnover of 45 million USD, up 2.1 percent in volume and 15.4 percent in value year on year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade) has announced.
Action plan to boost communications about VPA/FLEGT Business

Action plan to boost communications about VPA/FLEGT

The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNForest) launched an action plan on April 3 for communications to implement the Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU).
Department denies that FAO advised declaration of ASF national emergency Health

Department denies that FAO advised declaration of ASF national emergency

The Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development affirmed (MARD) on March 20 that the information carried by some foreign news agencies with the content “FAO recommends Vietnam to declare African swine fever (ASF) as a state of national emergency” is inaccurate.
FAO supports Indonesia in organic rice production World

FAO supports Indonesia in organic rice production

Indonesia’s Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has collaborated with the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to launch a programme to support farmers in West Kalimantan to adopt organic methods for rice production.
FAO helps Vietnam control African swine fever Society

FAO helps Vietnam control African swine fever

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Vietnam has pledged to help the country control the spread of African swine fever (ASF), that recently broke out in the northern provinces of Thai Binh and Hung Yen.
FAO assists Myanmar to improve food security World

FAO assists Myanmar to improve food security

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Myanmar government have signed a multi-year framework agreement to improve nutrition and food security in the country while safeguarding and sustainably managing the use of natural resources.
FAO chief lauds Vietnam’s development achievements Politics

FAO chief lauds Vietnam’s development achievements

Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Jose Graziano Da Silva has expressed his admiration for Vietnam’s development achievements, especially in poverty reduction and food security. ​
Vietnam acts to eliminate hunger by 2025 Society

Vietnam acts to eliminate hunger by 2025

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has called on all ministries, sectors, international organisations, domestic and foreign businesses, experts, and volunteers to join hands in working towards a Vietnam free of hunger by 2025.
Technology key to agricultural production: forum Business

Technology key to agricultural production: forum

The use of technology is considered one of the most important factors to improve the yields and quality of agricultural products and enable them to join the global value chain, delegates heard at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on November 14.