New farming models increase incomes in Kien Giang Business

New farming models increase incomes in Kien Giang

The income per capita of rural residents in Kien Giang province, the country’s largest rice producer, has reached 46.2 million VND (1,990 USD) a year, up 1.5 times against 2015, mostly due to the use of new farming models and agricultural restructuring.
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.
Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change Society

Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change

The Mekong Delta has restructured agriculture towards climate-change adaptation and market demand by establishing specialised farming areas for its key agricultural products, and by growing other crops on ineffective rice fields or rotating rice with other crops on the same field.
Ca Mau adjust list of key local agricultural products Society

Ca Mau adjust list of key local agricultural products

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the southern province of Ca Mau has amended its list of key agricultural products, deleting two from the original list and keeping shrimp, mud crab, high-quality rice, and wood.
Bac Lieu to continue expanding large-scale rice fields Business

Bac Lieu to continue expanding large-scale rice fields

The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu plans to create five large-scale rice fields with a total area of 25,000ha this year and six more with a combined area of 31,000ha next year, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Tra Vinh seeks higher labour productivity Business

Tra Vinh seeks higher labour productivity

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh plans to increase the production values of the agro-forestry-fishery sector by more than 4 percent by 2020, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Rice producers, exporters aim to increase consumption Business

Rice producers, exporters aim to increase consumption

An Giang Import Export Company (Angimex), one of the large rice export companies in Vietnam, plans to focus on improving its rice quality and better controlling plant-protection residues to promote rice exports, especially to the US and EU markets.
Tien Giang to expand large-scale fields Society

Tien Giang to expand large-scale fields

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang aims to build more large-scale rice fields towards a total acreage of 11,070ha, 3,500ha more than last year, a local official has said.
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.
Ca Mau expands large-scale fields Business

Ca Mau expands large-scale fields

Nearly 9,000 farmers in southernmost Ca Mau province worked to produce 540,000 tonnes of rice on more than 10,760 hectares of large-scale paddy fields in 2015.