Tra Vinh farmers harvest mud crab for Tet, earn high profit Business

Tra Vinh farmers harvest mud crab for Tet, earn high profit

Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh are entering the mud crab harvest for Tet (Lunar New Year) and earning a high profit of 30 - 35 million VND (1,300 - 1,500 USD) per hectare as demand is high for the coming holiday, which falls on January 25.
Kon Tum focuses on agricultural development Business

Kon Tum focuses on agricultural development

The People’s Committee of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum's has instructed district authorities and relevant agencies to promote agriculture and sell their farm produce in the domestic and global markets.
Farming swiftlets towards sustainable development Business

Farming swiftlets towards sustainable development

The rapid growth of the swift-breeding industry across the country could lead to negative effects if there is no long-term development plan, according to Ha Thuy Hanh, deputy director of the National Agriculture Extension.
Fishery sector seizes opportunities to boost exports Business

Fishery sector seizes opportunities to boost exports

Despite facing an array of difficulties in export markets and particularly challenges in removing the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” warning against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the domestic fishery sector has worked out measures to make use of export opportunities.
Exploring nine Ramsar sites of Vietnam Environment

Exploring nine Ramsar sites of Vietnam

Vietnam became a member of the Ramsar Convention in 1989. So far, nine wetlands in the country have been recognised as Ramsar sites – wetlands of international importance.
Prime Minister holds second dialogue with farmers Politics

Prime Minister holds second dialogue with farmers

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasised the significance of processing to agriculture during his dialogue with more than 300 farmers representing tens of millions of farming households nationwide, in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 10.
Bac Giang seeks to boost export of Yen The hill chicken Business

Bac Giang seeks to boost export of Yen The hill chicken

A workshop to seek measures to boost the production and export of the Yen The hill chicken products, and orientations for enhancing production of farm products and tourism development, has been organised by the Yen The district People’s Committee, northern Bac Giang province.
New farming models increase incomes in Kien Giang Business

New farming models increase incomes in Kien Giang

The income per capita of rural residents in Kien Giang province, the country’s largest rice producer, has reached 46.2 million VND (1,990 USD) a year, up 1.5 times against 2015, mostly due to the use of new farming models and agricultural restructuring.
Vietnam to import pork to serve domestic demand Business

Vietnam to import pork to serve domestic demand

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) have proposed the Government import pork based on the directions of Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.