Zero-waste communities start to emerge in Hoi An Environment

Zero-waste communities start to emerge in Hoi An

Reserving a 2,600sq.m garden in Dong Na village in Cam Ha commune – a farming intensive suburban area of Hoi An – local farmers and businesses have joined hands to debut the first zero-waste agriculture and tourism zone in promoting ‘green’ tourism product in the tourism hub.
Rural areas face environmental pollution Environment

Rural areas face environmental pollution

The use of pesticides and chemical fertiliser in farming and the discharge of solid waste from craft villages and households are the main causes of rural environmental pollution, which has become more severe recently in a country with nearly 67 percent of the population living in rural areas.
Society

Dak Lak produces organic fertiliser from agricultural byproducts

The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is encouraging ethnic minority communities to produce microbial organic fertilizer from agricultural byproducts as it is not only economically efficient, but also boosts soil nutrients and decreases pollution in rural areas.
Business

Vietnam- Russia Trade and Investment Forum 2013

Vietnamese and Russian businesses have signed 10 cooperative agreements including foodstuff, agricultural processing, medicine and tourism at the Vietnam- Russia Trade and Investment Forum 2013.