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 has huge potential in swift-nest production Business

Vietnam has huge potential in swift-nest production

Vietnam has good potential in farming swifts for their edible nests, but authorities should make zoning plans and regulations for the industry like they do for the husbandry industry to ensure sustainable development.
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.
Competition heats up for animal husbandry sector Business

Competition heats up for animal husbandry sector

Vietnam's animal husbandry industry is expected to face serious challenges under new and future Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) because of low productivity, high production costs and small scale of production.
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.
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.