Investment in farm land needed: experts Business

Investment in farm land needed: experts

Vietnam was in urgent need of policies to develop a transparent and sustainable agricultural land market to attract more investment in the farming sector, according to the Vietnam Real Estate Association.
Can Tho, New Zealand step up agricultural cooperation Business

Can Tho, New Zealand step up agricultural cooperation

New Zealand investors want to develop strategic relations with Can Tho city - an economic hub in the Mekong Delta region that has produced a wide range of high-quality agricultural products, said New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam Wendy Matthews.
Seventh graders win environmental documentary award Environment

Seventh graders win environmental documentary award

A short documentary on how to unleash the potential of sustainable tourism of Quang Nam province’s Thu Bon river after the historic flood in 2000 has brought a special prize to two secondary school students in the “School Ambassador in Disaster Prevention and Climate Change Adaptation” Competition 2019.
Gia Lai needs to increase forest coverage: PM Society

Gia Lai needs to increase forest coverage: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai to continue increasing its forest coverage and protecting its ecosystem and distinctive cultural identity.
Agricultural land use market needs updated legal framework Business

Agricultural land use market needs updated legal framework

Farming land transfer and renting activities, motivated by the transition of the agricultural economy towards larger scale modernisation, have become busy recently, initiating the development of the agricultural land use market in Vietnam. However, the Land Law 2013 has yet to catch up with the trend, leading to many difficulties in the market.
ASEM members share experience in climate change adaptation Environment

ASEM members share experience in climate change adaptation

Representatives from member countries of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) shared their experiences in coping with climate change on June 19, part of the ASEM Conference on Climate Action to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - Ways Forward in Can Tho city.