PM highlights significance of agriculture, farmers, rural areas Politics

PM highlights significance of agriculture, farmers, rural areas

The Party and State define agriculture, farmers and rural areas as a significant part of the national industrialisation, modernisation as well as construction and defence, and an important motivation for socio-economic development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stated.
Quang Ngai farmers go organic Business

Quang Ngai farmers go organic

Farmers in central Quang Ngai province have come up with many ideas to protect their vegetable gardens from insects without using pesticides.
Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes Society

Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes

In the 10 years since it began NESCAFÉ Plan, a public-private partnership programme between Nestlé, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Western Highlands Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute and other partners, has helped improve the quality of coffee beans and increase farmers’ incomes by 30 percent.
Tra fish exporters struggle with production, exports Business

Tra fish exporters struggle with production, exports

Tra (pangasius) fish farming has been hit by a double whammy of COVID-19 and prolonged saltwater intrusion in rivers in the Mekong Delta region, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Banana tops Lao agriculture exports to China World

Banana tops Lao agriculture exports to China

Banana continues to be a top earner among Laos’s agricultural products exported to China though the Southeast Asian nation’s government stopped granting licences for developing more banana plantations.
US plant quarantine expert to arrive in Vietnam on September 2 Business

US plant quarantine expert to arrive in Vietnam on September 2

An expert from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is scheduled to arrive in Vietnam on September 2 to continue monitoring the treatment of fruit destined for the country, which recently underwent a hiatus due to COVID-19.
Mekong Delta’s fruit farming area to be expanded Business

Mekong Delta’s fruit farming area to be expanded

The fruit farming area in the Mekong Delta, the largest agricultural hub in Vietnam, is set to be expanded by 150,000ha between now and 2030 to help with local agriculture’s sustainable development and adaptation to climate change.