Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers Business

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Therefore, solutions are needed to promote smallholder pig production in a sustainable way, experts said.
Winter-Spring crops start nationwide Society

Winter-Spring crops start nationwide

Northern localities have basically completed rice sowing for the 2017-2018 Winter-Spring crops, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
HCM City to ensure food safety at traditional markets Society

HCM City to ensure food safety at traditional markets

Researchers at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) have recommended improvements in slaughtering and hygiene to limit cross-contamination with non-typhoidal salmonella, particularly in poultry wet markets in HCM City.
Vietnam to cut costs, rules for firms Business

Vietnam to cut costs, rules for firms

The private business sector in Vietnam is vital for the economy, however, obstacles and challenges remain, which can only be overcome through the combined efforts of policymakers and business leaders.
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2 billion USD spent on feed imports

Feed and raw material import turnover increased by 4 percent in November to reach 160 million USD, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.