Climate change forecast to shrink rice yield Environment

Climate change forecast to shrink rice yield

Vietnam risks a loss of 7.2 million tonnes of rice yield and 3.2 percent of its agricultural land by the late 21st century as a result of climate change, according to a Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development forecast.
Yen Bai looks to diversify crops Society

Yen Bai looks to diversify crops

Yen Bai province is taking steps to diversify crops under its plan on agricultural restructuring, encouraging local farmers to adopt high-yield food crop varieties and high-value industrial plants.
Ministry pledges to back safe food initiative Business

Ministry pledges to back safe food initiative

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development fully supports the initiative of setting up a Food Transparency Association aiming to connect producers in supplying clean and safe foodstuffs.
 Promising market for soymilk industry Business

Promising market for soymilk industry

There is plenty of room for the soymilk industry to develop as over 1.5 million litres of soymilk are consumed in Vietnam every day, only 32 percent of which are canned.
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Large-scale fields expand in Mekong Delta

The large-scale farming model is expanding in the Mekong Delta with the acreage of large-scale fields increasing more than 37 times over the past three years, it was reported at a conference in Can Tho City on May 27.
Business

Cocoa growth fails expectations

Agricultural officials, farmers and business executives discussed the state of the cocoa industry and measures needed to further expansion at a seminar held in HCM City on January 15.
Business

Shrimp breeding model boost profits

The model to establish large-scale fields to breed black-tiger shrimp in the Mekong Delta district of Dong Hai has resulted in high profits for farmers.
Large-scale farms lead the way Society

Large-scale farms lead the way

New production models including large-scale farming that have been introduced and proven effective in recent years will drive the agriculture sector's growth in coming years, heard a seminar in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on September 4.
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Livestock industry targets large-scale farming system

Vietnam’s livestock industry should be restructured in a sustainable and competitive manner over the next two years, an official from Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Livestock Production said at a conference held in the city on May 31.