Vietnam, Indonesia issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Indonesia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Indonesia issued a joint statement for strengthening the Strategic Partnership on the occasion of Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s state visit to Vietnam from September 11-12.
Farmers want pepper futures trading Business

Farmers want pepper futures trading

The Vietnam Pepper Association’s proposal for a pepper futures trading centre was welcomed by farmers who hoped that such trading would give them an upper hand while deciding prices.
Forum discusses sustainable agriculture in Southeast Asia Society

Forum discusses sustainable agriculture in Southeast Asia

As many as 350 leaders from Southeast Asian countries, international businesses, financial institutions and agricultural associations gathered at a forum in Hanoi on June 23 to seek measures to form sustainable agriculture sectors in ASEAN member nations.
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Crop diversity raises profits, fights climate change

It is time for Vietnam to introduce crop diversification on rice land to increase profits, Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development told a recent conference on restructuring crop production in the capital city of Hanoi.