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Villages on the sea

Located between the two big estuaries of the Red River and the Tra Ly River, Tien Hai district in northern Thai Binh province, with sand dunes along the beach, is ideal for clam farming.
An Giang expands material tra fish farming area Business

An Giang expands material tra fish farming area

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has expanded breading areas for material tra fish (pangasius) due to increasing export demand since the start of the year, said Chief of the Office of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Dac Mau.
Localities urged to gear towards shrimp production targets Business

Localities urged to gear towards shrimp production targets

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked People’s Committees of cities and provinces with large areas of shrimp farms to employ different solutions in order to reach targets set in the national action plan for the development of the shrimp industry through 2025.
MARD speeds up Vinacafe's equitisation Business

MARD speeds up Vinacafe's equitisation

After a long period of hesitation, the Vietnam National Coffee Corporation (Vinacafe) is being pushed towards equitisation once more by the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD).
Sugar prices plunge on smuggling Business

Sugar prices plunge on smuggling

Sugar prices in domestic market have fallen so sharply that sugar mills and sugarcane farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are facing difficulties.
Vietnam’s pepper industry about to burst Business

Vietnam’s pepper industry about to burst

Vietnam’s pepper farmers are on pins and needles as pepper prices continue to decline. The industry is in crisis due to unsustainable development, lack of strict control over production.
Small-scale coffee farmers get helping hand Business

Small-scale coffee farmers get helping hand

Lo Thi Phong in Chieng Chung commune in Mai Son district in the mountain province of Son La, has cultivated coffee for more than 10 years on 5,000 square metres of land, but she still finds life difficult.
Long An to increase aquaculture area in 2018 Business

Long An to increase aquaculture area in 2018

The Mekong Delta province of Long An plans to increase its aquatic farming area by 200 hectares to approximately 9,200 hectares and expects to produce 52,550 tonnes of aquatic products this year.
Vietnam, Cambodia to develop cashew farming area Business

Vietnam, Cambodia to develop cashew farming area

The Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS) is working with the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to establish a cashew farming area in Cambodia that is able to produce 1 million tonnes of material cashew annually.