World Food Day 2020 observed in Hanoi Society

World Food Day 2020 observed in Hanoi

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Vietnam held a ceremony on October 15 to mark World Food Day 2020 (October 16) and the 75th anniversary of the FAO.
Gov’t joins hands with int’l oganisations to tackle ocean plastic pollution Environment

Gov’t joins hands with int’l oganisations to tackle ocean plastic pollution

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Directorate of Fisheries, in collaboration with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Center for Supporting Green Development (Greenhub), held a workshop on September 25 to tackle the issue of ocean plastic waste in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh.
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.
ASEAN nations join hands in fisheries development World

ASEAN nations join hands in fisheries development

Measures for fisheries development of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) were discussed at a number of recent meetings, according to the Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Tea industry needs to focus on quality Business

Tea industry needs to focus on quality

Vietnam’s tea industry needs to focus on enhancing quality, diversifying product offerings and building brands to develop in a sustainable way, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Firm helps Laos build livestock information system for epidemic control Society

Firm helps Laos build livestock information system for epidemic control

Vietnam’s TE-FOOD company on May 13 signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation with the Lao Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry’s Department of Livestock and Fisheries to build a herd management and information system for urgent epidemic prevention through smart phones, amidst the spreading African swine fever (ASF) in the region.
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.
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 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.