Ensuring food security becomes urgent: Minister Society

Ensuring food security becomes urgent: Minister

Ensuring food security is an urgent issue at present with food supply sources and access to safe food supplies being seriously affected, especially by climate change, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh said at a forum in Hanoi on November 5.
Climate-smart agriculture key to economic growth Business

Climate-smart agriculture key to economic growth

The adoption of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) will improve the productivity and quality of agriculture, increase farmers’ incomes and reduce their vulnerability to adverse climatic phenomena, according to experts.
PM vows best environment for agriculture, rural development Business

PM vows best environment for agriculture, rural development

The government will continue paying close attention to agriculture and rural areas and create the best environment for their development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said during a dialogue with farmers in the northern province of Hai Duong on April 9.
Vietnam zeroes in on hunger elimination Society

Vietnam zeroes in on hunger elimination

Poverty alleviation and hunger eradication has been a consistent priority for Vietnam and the country is committed to achieving these goals in cooperation with the international community, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said in Hanoi on December 13.
Outstanding farm products honoured Business

Outstanding farm products honoured

A total of 157 high-quality agricultural products and 25 outstanding companies were honoured at a ceremony held by the Vietnam Farmers’ Union in Hanoi on November 28.
High-tech farming development sluggish Business

High-tech farming development sluggish

The development of high-tech agriculture in Vietnam remains sluggish due to unplanned and small-scale production, and is not commensurate with the country’s comparative advantages and efforts.
NA deputies debate public investment plan Politics

NA deputies debate public investment plan

National Assembly deputies on November 1 discussed a five-year financial plan, orientations for the mobilisation and use of capital as well as the management of public debt in 2016-2020.