Lam Dong: Drought damages 60,000 hectares of coffee Society

Lam Dong: Drought damages 60,000 hectares of coffee

Up to 60,000 hectares of coffee in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong are vulnerable to lost productivity due to the impacts of prolonged drought, said the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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Dak Lak suffers from drought

About 31,000 hectares of crops in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, including 6,000 hectares of rice and 23,000 hectares of coffee, are suffering from the effects of a prolonged drought.
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Solutions for sustainable coffee development sought

Over 200 scientists, managers and local coffee farmers gathered in Dak Lak province on December 9 to seek solutions for the sustainable replanting of old coffee trees and development of the industrial crops in the Central Highlands.
Cashew industry seeks to improve export value Business

Cashew industry seeks to improve export value

In 2013, cashew exports brought in a fortune, earning 1.7 billion USD. In the context of economic turmoil, global import demand and consumption of agricultural products generally declined, but export of Vietnamese cashew nuts still achieved steady growth.
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Expert proposes measures to restructure agriculture

Restructuring is the only way for the agriculture sector to remain competitive, yet there is much to be done, Nguyen Van Bo, director of the Agriculture Science Institute, told Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times).
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Central Highlands nurture irrigation network

Provinces in the Central Highlands plan to create 948 more irrigation sites by 2020, to water at least 80 percent of cultivated land in the region, according to the Tay Nguyen Steering Committee.
Business

Vietnam attends WATEC 2013 in Israel

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Hoang Van Thang has led a delegation to attend the seventh Water Technology and Environment Control Exhibition and Conference (WATEC 2013) held in Tel Aviv, Israel from October 22-24.
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Binh Dinh implements low carbon agro-project

The central province of Binh Dinh is carrying out a Low Carbon Agricultural Support (LCASP) project, which aims to develop sustainable, effective and environmentally friendly agriculture.