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Binh Thuan: Over 30 percent of dragonfruit land under VietGap

Society

Binh Thuan: Over 30 percent of dragonfruit land under VietGap

Since the start of this year, more than 10,000 ha of dragonfruit in the south central coastal province of Binh Thuan has been grown under VietGap standards, an increase of over 500 ha compared to 2017 and accounting for about 30 percent of the province’s dragonfruit growing area.

Dak Lak to reduce coffee-growing area

Business

Dak Lak to reduce coffee-growing area

Dak Lak, the country’s largest coffee growing province, plans to reduce the area under the crop from 204,800ha now to 180,000ha by 2030, according to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Hai Ninh.

PPPs urged to develop coffee sector sustainably

Business

PPPs urged to develop coffee sector sustainably

A workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4 to seek measures for boosting public-private partnerships (PPP) towards sustainably developing Vietnam’s coffee sector – one of the world’s leading coffee exporters.

More research needed for climate adaptation

Environment

More research needed for climate adaptation

Climate change is the biggest challenge to Vietnam and the agricultural sector, and farmers and the poor are the most vulnerable. In response, a number of measures have been taken by the country to mitigate climate change.

ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems

Environment

ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved aid worth over 100 million USD to help the Vietnamese Government install eight modernised irrigation systems in five drought-affected provinces, according to the bank’s November 27 news release.