Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing Business

Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing

The application of advanced technology in preservation and processing is the most important factor in Vietnam’s rice value chain, said Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam’s five-month rice exports drop Business

Vietnam’s five-month rice exports drop

Vietnam earned 1.21 billion USD from exporting an estimated 2.83 million tonnes of rice during January-May, declining 20.7 percent in value and 4 percent in volume as compared to the same time last year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said.
An Giang targets organic agriculture development Business

An Giang targets organic agriculture development

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has targeted shifting from traditional agricultural production, which is heavily dependent on fertilisers and chemicals, to more sustainable production and organic standards, said a provincial official.
Rice export shows positive signals Business

Rice export shows positive signals

Rice exports have shown positive signals recently, with many firms winning bidding contracts, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).