Digital farming holds key to solving agriculture paradox Society

Digital farming holds key to solving agriculture paradox

Digitisation of farming is inevitable and Vietnam should embrace it to resolve the agricultural paradox of producing more while preserving natural resources and to grab the opportunities brought by free trade agreements, experts have said.
NA deputies question on efforts to remove EC’s ‘yellow card’ warning  Politics

NA deputies question on efforts to remove EC’s ‘yellow card’ warning

NA deputies questioned about measures to remove the European Commission (EC)’s ‘yellow card’ warning to Vietnam’s fisheries sector during the question & answer (Q&A) session to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, as part of the 14th NA’s ongoing eighth session on November 6.
Deputies question about solutions to draw investment to agriculture Politics

Deputies question about solutions to draw investment to agriculture

A number of issues relating to the attraction of businesses to invest in agriculture and rural areas, and the application of high technology in the field were raised at the ongoing question-and-answer (Q&A) session of the eighth meeting of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 6.
New rural area building a focus in NA’s hearing Politics

New rural area building a focus in NA’s hearing

The national target programme on new rural development was a focus during the National Assembly’s questioning of Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, the first Government official to take the floor before the NA during the Q&A session on November 6.
New-style rural area building faces many challenges: Minister Society

New-style rural area building faces many challenges: Minister

Middle-income trap, climate change and international economic integration are posing great challenges to agriculture, farmers and rural areas in Vietnam, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said at a conference held in Hanoi on October 5.
Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister Business

Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister

Overcoming tariff barriers doesn’t mean Vietnamese good and services can easily enter the European Union (EU), but they still have to satisfy strict non-tariff requirements of what is one of the world’s most demanding markets, according to Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019 Business

Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019

The agriculture sector posted a year-on-year growth of 2.39 percent in the first half of 2019, despite facing numerous difficulties like global economic slowdown, impacts from US-China trade war, unfavourable weather, and especially the African swine fever.
FTAs generate opportunities, challenges to Vietnam’s agriculture Business

FTAs generate opportunities, challenges to Vietnam’s agriculture

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will create opportunities for Vietnam to boost agricultural exports and improve the capacity of the domestic farming sector, heard a conference in Hanoi on June 26.