Vietnam, ASEAN commit to poverty reduction, food security ASEAN

Vietnam, ASEAN commit to poverty reduction, food security

Vietnam highlighted the country and the ASEAN’s commitment to poverty reduction, food security and sustainable agricultural development, at a joint meeting of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly’s Economic and Financial Committee in New York on October 12.
Vietnam a premier partner in Indian technical-economic programme: Indian Ambassador Sci-Tech

Vietnam a premier partner in Indian technical-economic programme: Indian Ambassador

Vietnam is one of the premier partners in the Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme. India’s development cooperation and capacity building efforts with Vietnam are also in line with the important place that Vietnam occupies in India’s Act East Policy and Indo Pacific Vision, according to Indian Ambassador Pranay Verma.
Indonesia’s inflation could surpass GDP growth  World

Indonesia’s inflation could surpass GDP growth

Indonesia could potentially record higher inflation than economic growth in the third quarter of this year, said Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Airlangga Hartarto on September 14.
Thailand aims for higher rice export target World

Thailand aims for higher rice export target

Thailand plans to export 7.5 million tonnes of rice this year, up from a previous target of 7 million tonnes, thanks to increased output and a weak baht amid global food insecurity.
Agricultural sector persists with 50 billion USD export target Business

Agricultural sector persists with 50 billion USD export target

Despite numerous difficulties coming from the domestic and international situation, the agricultural sector has managed to achieve important targets, and it still persists in this year’s agro-forestry-fishery export target of 50 billion USD as assigned by the Prime Minister.
Bright outlook predicted for rice exports Business

Bright outlook predicted for rice exports

As many countries in the world have limited food exports to guarantee domestic food security, rice – a staple in most of Asia – is forecast to witness surging prices in the time ahead, which is said to be a chance for Vietnam – one of the world’s largest rice exporters.
ASEAN countries discuss response to food security concerns ASEAN

ASEAN countries discuss response to food security concerns

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in collaboration with the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), on June 1 organised a forum themed “Transforming the Food System in ASEAN post COVID-19: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns”.