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husbandry industry

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

Business

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Therefore, solutions are needed to promote smallholder pig production in a sustainable way, experts said.

Vietnam to boost chicken exports

Business

Vietnam to boost chicken exports

Vietnam plans to export chicken to Japan from 2017 and expand chicken export markets to other Asian countries in 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said.

Gov’t approves VAT exemption for animal feed

Business

Gov’t approves VAT exemption for animal feed

The Government has agreed with the Ministry of Finance’s suggestion to slash value added tax (VAT) on animal feed to zero from the current 5 percent in order to support the husbandry industry, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

Bio-substances used for livestock waste treatment

Environment

Bio-substances used for livestock waste treatment

Using biological liquid absorbing substances together with rice husks or sawdust to make a sheet-like mat in the farming of livestock and cattle will improve sanitary condition and health for the animals, leading to high economic gains for breeders.

Outstanding livestock businesses to be honoured

Business

Outstanding livestock businesses to be honoured

The forthcoming International Feed, Livestock and Meat Processing Show (Vietstock 2014) will honour outstanding businesses who play an active part in the development of husbandry industry, particularly the livestock value chain in Vietnam.

Vietnam, Mongolia cooperate on agriculture

Politics

Vietnam, Mongolia cooperate on agriculture

Vietnam and Mongolia should accelerate cooperation in agriculture, animal husbandry, industry, energy and processing in the coming time to meet the two countries’ potential, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has said.