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National Agriculture Extension Centre

Climate change adaption project launched in Dak Lak

Environment

Climate change adaption project launched in Dak Lak

The National Agriculture Extension Centre and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) launched a communications programmne on disaster prevention, supply of materials and breeding chickens to farmers in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on May 25.

Rice-shrimp farming model needs zoning

Society

Rice-shrimp farming model needs zoning

Rotating rice and shrimp farming on the same fields in the Mekong Delta has proven so economically effective and environmentally friendly that experts have urged the zoning of areas for the model.

Mekong Delta farmers do well

Business

Mekong Delta farmers do well

The Mekong Delta is harvesting a bumper summer-autumn rice crop though the weather has been unfavourable, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Farmers reap gains from new model

Business

Farmers reap gains from new model

Tran Van Quang, a farmer in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang, has increased his profit from rice farming by at least 18 percent since he began to apply a new farming model developed locally.

Drought to lower rice yields in central region

Society

Drought to lower rice yields in central region

The rice harvest in the southern part of the central region and the Central Highlands is expected to be under 35,000 tonnes compared to the previous winter-spring crop because of prolonged drought, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has said.

Technology holds key to growing quality produce

Business

Technology holds key to growing quality produce

The Mekong River Delta should increase the use of advanced technologies as well as good agricultural practices (GAP) in fruit and vegetable production to enhance quality and safety, experts told a seminar held in Tien Giang on June 16.

ASEAN coffee, cashew planters trade techniques

World

ASEAN coffee, cashew planters trade techniques

Agricultural extension officials and farm owners from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam have taken part in an ASEAN training course for intensive coffee and cashew farming techniques in the southern province of Binh Duong.