Agriculture sector targets higher productivity, quality, value Business

Agriculture sector targets higher productivity, quality, value

The domestic agriculture sector is in need of solutions to optimise capital and science and technology, thus raising productivity, quality, and value in service of both domestic and foreign markets, the fifth national farmers’ forum held in Hanoi on October 13 heard.
Technology vital for craft villages to thrive Sci-Tech

Technology vital for craft villages to thrive

Vietnam’s international integration has brought both challenges and opportunities for traditional craft villages, with the use of scientific and technical advances in production considered vital for them to thrive.
Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes Society

Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes

In the 10 years since it began NESCAFÉ Plan, a public-private partnership programme between Nestlé, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Western Highlands Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute and other partners, has helped improve the quality of coffee beans and increase farmers’ incomes by 30 percent.
Opportunities await sugarcane farmers if they change way of thinking Business

Opportunities await sugarcane farmers if they change way of thinking

While many people believe that sugarcane farmers will face difficulties after Vietnam implements the ASEAN Trade In Goods Agreement (ATIGA), there are also some who say it could offer bright prospects for Vietnamese sugarcane to maximise its economic value if there is coordination between the State, scientists, entrepreneurs and especially farmers.
Ha Nam promoting centralised aquaculture areas Business

Ha Nam promoting centralised aquaculture areas

The northern province of Ha Nam has achieved positive results over the course of four years of implementing a project on developing centralised aquacultural production areas during 2017-2020, developing a new model of an aquacultural cooperative with high economic efficiency.
Vietnam has room to climb up global value chains despite COVID-19 Business

Vietnam has room to climb up global value chains despite COVID-19

Though Vietnam has done exceptionally well in quickly containing COVID-19, the pandemic has taken unprecedented toll on its economy. However, it is notable room for the country to further accelerate reforms and climb up global value chain to meet its long-term development goals, heard at a forum on September 29.
Vietnam - a development success story: WB official at VDRF 2020 Business

Vietnam - a development success story: WB official at VDRF 2020

With its outstanding achievements over the past three decades, Vietnam is a development success story and continues to perform well even in the pandemic on a range of indicators, including trade, growth and human capital, Victoria Kwakwa, Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific at the World Bank, has said.