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agricultural sector

Binh Thuan: Over 30 percent of dragonfruit land under VietGap

Society

Binh Thuan: Over 30 percent of dragonfruit land under VietGap

Since the start of this year, more than 10,000 ha of dragonfruit in the south central coastal province of Binh Thuan has been grown under VietGap standards, an increase of over 500 ha compared to 2017 and accounting for about 30 percent of the province’s dragonfruit growing area.

Ca Mau province strives to expand export markets

Business

Ca Mau province strives to expand export markets

The southernmost province of Ca Mau has devised various measures, including boosting trade promotion activities, to expand and adjust the structure of its export markets, towards realising its target of earning 1.2 billion USD from exports in 2019.

More research needed for climate adaptation

Environment

More research needed for climate adaptation

Climate change is the biggest challenge to Vietnam and the agricultural sector, and farmers and the poor are the most vulnerable. In response, a number of measures have been taken by the country to mitigate climate change.

Vietnam acts to eliminate hunger by 2025

Society

Vietnam acts to eliminate hunger by 2025

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has called on all ministries, sectors, international organisations, domestic and foreign businesses, experts, and volunteers to join hands in working towards a Vietnam free of hunger by 2025.

ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems

Environment

ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved aid worth over 100 million USD to help the Vietnamese Government install eight modernised irrigation systems in five drought-affected provinces, according to the bank’s November 27 news release.

Agriculture, farmers, rural areas to come under spotlight

Business

Agriculture, farmers, rural areas to come under spotlight

The 10-year implementation of the 10th Party Central Committee’s resolution on agriculture, farmers and rural areas will be reviewed at a national online conference and exhibition slated for November 26 and 27 at the My Dinh National Conference Hall in Hanoi.