Kien Giang province increases rice output Business

Kien Giang province increases rice output

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, the country’s largest rice producer, is expected to produce 4.3 million tonnes of paddy this year, up more than 35,200 tonnes against last year, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Dong Nai builds over 30 large-scale fields Society

Dong Nai builds over 30 large-scale fields

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the southern province of Dong Nai has approved zoning off 31 large-scale fields to cultivate durian, pepper and cocoa in the locality.
Large-scale rice fields booming Business

Large-scale rice fields booming

The southwestern province of Kien Giang has set up 14 large-scale rice fields for growing crops in accordance with the VietGAP standards as part of a four-year programme.
Golden Field title honours 100 individuals, units Society

Golden Field title honours 100 individuals, units

The Vietnam General Council of Agriculture and Rural Development presented the “Golden Fields” title to 100 groups and individuals nationwide at a recent ceremony in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
BIDV pours money into the Mekong Delta Business

BIDV pours money into the Mekong Delta

Tran Bac Ha, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for the Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), said that the bank would raise the total available credit in Mekong Delta region.
Mekong farmers harvest summer rice crops Society

Mekong farmers harvest summer rice crops

Farmers in the Mekong Delta are harvesting summer-autumn rice, earning an average profit of 10-15 VND (70-710 USD) per ha, according to the region’s departments of agricultural and rural development.
Specialised rice growing areas to be formed in Mekong Delta Society

Specialised rice growing areas to be formed in Mekong Delta

The establishment of five new specialised rice-growing areas is underway in the Mekong Delta to meet the growing demand of domestic and international markets, said Le Thanh Tung from the Department of Plant Cultivation under the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development.
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Rice production aims for higher value added industry

Together with cashew nuts and coffee, the rice production has been selected by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development as Vietnam ’s advantageous and strategic crop under agricultural restructuring project until 2020, the Vietnam Economic News reported.
Cuba to further cooperation with Can Tho city Business

Cuba to further cooperation with Can Tho city

Cuba will boost cooperation with the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in developing rice and fruit production and aquaculture, Cuban Food Industry Minister Maria del Carmen Concepcion Gonzalez has said.