Vietnam promises export of safe nut products Business

Vietnam promises export of safe nut products

There is a growing demand for nuts, including cashew, and dried fruits globally, offering a good opportunity for the industry, the ninth Vinacas Golden Cashew Rendezvous held in Phu Quoc island heard on November 14.
Hybrid corn seeds dominate fields in Vietnam Business

Hybrid corn seeds dominate fields in Vietnam

All corn fields in Vietnam use hybrid seeds, with the volume of seeds used for annual production amounting to about 20,000 tonnes, said the Plantation Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Bac Giang wakes up tourism potential Society

Bac Giang wakes up tourism potential

Located 50km north of Hanoi, Bac Giang province is considered to be well-suited to develop tourism, especially due to its good transport connections, including road, railway and waterway infrastructure.
Business

GM crops need legal framework for growth

The director of the Vietnam Institute of Agriculture Genetics, Dr Le Dinh Luong, has said Vietnam must develop an appropriate legal framework to guide the cultivation and use of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in food production.
Business

GMC finds niche in local market

While Vietnam remains careful with local cultivation of genetically modified crops (GMC), a large number of these products are already available on the local market.
Society

Genetically modified products found in markets

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) are found in more than a third of processed and unprocessed agricultural produce sold in HCM City markets and supermarkets, a report by the Department of Science and Technology has revealed.