Union asked to foster connection between Party, State and farmers Society

Union asked to foster connection between Party, State and farmers

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on December 12 requested the Vietnamese Farmers’ Union (VFU) to better perform its role in connecting the Party and State with farmers, protecting the legitimate rights and interests of farmers, and proposing policies for agriculture, farmer and rural development.
Acting President meets with exemplary Vietnamese farmers Society

Acting President meets with exemplary Vietnamese farmers

Acting State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has urged the Vietnam Farmers’ Union to accelerate the movement “Farmers 4.0” aiming to apply scientific and technological advances to create farm produce of better quality and generate higher economic benefits for farmers.
Netherlands shares experience in developing cooperatives Business

Netherlands shares experience in developing cooperatives

Delegates from the Netherlands’ Agriterra agricultural development support organisation shared their experience in coping with impacts of globalisation in developing cooperatives, agriculture and rural areas during a recent workshop in Hanoi.
Fertiliser stocks shoot up due to VAT change Business

Fertiliser stocks shoot up due to VAT change

Fertiliser stocks are surprising the market with many large names hitting the ceiling prices, mainly due to the Ministry of Finance’s decision to make fertiliser subject to VAT at the preferential rate of 5 percent.
Vietnam sets to have 15,000 effective agricultural cooperatives Business

Vietnam sets to have 15,000 effective agricultural cooperatives

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) along with the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) and Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) have signed a coordination programme to implement the National Assembly’s target of having 15,000 agricultural cooperatives and cooperative alliances operating effectively by 2020.