Business

State to sharpen agriculture focus

The Government needs to make amends for its rather dismal performance to date in facilitating investment in agriculture despite the sector's key importance in the nation's growth, experts said at a conference on November 9.
Vietnam observes World Food Day 2014 Society

Vietnam observes World Food Day 2014

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Quang Ninh provincial People’s Committee and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) co-celebrated the 34 th World Food Day and FAO’s 69th founding anniversary on October 14 in Dong Trieu district, northern Quang Ninh province.
Business

Vietnam’s agriculture to be spotlighted at WEF

Agriculture Minister Cao Duc Phat is scheduled to deliver a keynote speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2014 in Davos, Switzerland, this week, radio The Voice of Vietnam reported on January 21.
Society

For struggling farmers, actions speak louder than words

After five years implementing the Party Central Committee's Resolution N°7 on agriculture, farmers and rural development, weaknesses remain in the agricultural sector, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Politics

Vietnam, Mexico enhance inter-parliamentary cooperation

A delegation of the Vietnamese National Assembly led by Le Bo Linh, Deputy Head of the Committee for Science, Technology and Environment, has visited Mexico to enhance inter-parliamentary cooperation and share experience on building law for science-technology.