Government to consider plan for Red River dams Society

Government to consider plan for Red River dams

Experts have proposed the construction of five to seven dams along the Hong River to raise the water level, thus serving agricultural production and water transport without affecting flood drainage.
Conference seeks more investment in agriculture Business

Conference seeks more investment in agriculture

Private enterprises have succeeded with their agricultural investments, but their progress still lags behind their true potential and the demand for development in the sector, a conference was told in Hanoi on June 28.
Over 333 billion VND invested to develop central rural areas Society

Over 333 billion VND invested to develop central rural areas

The central province of Phu Yen is carrying out the second phase of the Integrated Rural Development Sector Project in Central Provinces with an investment of 333 billion USD (15.5 million USD) sourced though loans from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and corresponding provincial capital.
Business

High-yield crops to replace rice: official

Vietnam will shift 100,000 hectares of rice-growing areas to the cultivation of other crops, Pham Van Du, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Crop Production Department, told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.
Politics

WEF Davos 2014: Agriculture sees chances to grow

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will, together with the World Economic Forum (WEF), work out an action plan for the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in agriculture sector during the 2014-2018 period.
Politics

Vietnam hopes to further ties with New Zealand

The Vietnamese Party leader has suggested Vietnam and New Zealand actively implement reached agreements and promote existing mechanisms to bolster bilateral ties for the benefit of both peoples.
JICA plans increasing ODA for Vietnam’s agriculture Business

JICA plans increasing ODA for Vietnam’s agriculture

Vietnam hopes to receive more support from the Japanese Government to develop its agricultural sector in a modern direction, ensuring food security and adapting to climate change, a Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) senior official has said.
Business

Foreigners contribute opinions to PPP regulations

Around 50 delegates representing for foreign investors, financial organisations and consultation companies in Singapore on March 25 participated in a workshop on the revision of Vietnam’s decision on regulations on the pilot public-private partnership (PPP).
State President meets with foreign leaders Politics

State President meets with foreign leaders

Vietnamese President Nguyen Minh Triet met with former US President Bill Clinton and his Filipino and Central African Republic counterparts on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York on September 21.