Tra Vinh expands organic peanut farms Business

Tra Vinh expands organic peanut farms

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has encouraged more farmers to grow peanuts with organic fertiliser and less irrigation water to save labour costs and improve income.
Hanoi launches Month for the Poor 2019 Society

Hanoi launches Month for the Poor 2019

The Fund for the Poor of Hanoi received over 7.2 billion VND (309,600 USD) from organisations and individuals at a ceremony held in the capital city Hanoi on October 15 to launch the Month for the Poor.
Programme helps poor students pursue study Society

Programme helps poor students pursue study

The “Vi em hieu hoc” (Because you are studious) programme has presented 125,000 scholarships worth 125 billion VND (5.37 million USD) to studious pupils in disadvantaged communes nationwide since it was launched in 2014.
Mekong Delta develops beef, dairy farming Business

Mekong Delta develops beef, dairy farming

Many provinces in the Mekong Delta have developed dairy and beef farming since it provides farmers with an additional income and benefits from local agricultural by-products.
Policy credit supports poor households Society

Policy credit supports poor households

The capital amounts may be small to many urban families but thanks to them, those in rural and ethnic minority areas have escaped poverty and enriched themselves. ​
Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses Business

Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses

In spite of being implemented in 2011, the Government-supported agriculture insurance programme which aims to protect farmers against losses of crops and livestock has so far failed to attract farmers due to high premium and complicated procedures.