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.
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Mekong Delta farmers do well

The Mekong Delta is harvesting a bumper summer-autumn rice crop though the weather has been unfavourable, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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Science-technology fuels Vietnamese coffee’s growth

The development of science-technology in coffee cultivation through contributions from the Central Highlands Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute (CASI) has helped Vietnam establish itself as the world’s second largest coffee producer and top Robusta coffee exporter.
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Building rice trademark urgent for Vietnam: official

Building a national rice trademark is a crucial and urgent task, stressed Duong Quoc Xuan, Deputy Head of the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region (SCSR), at a conference on the future of Vietnamese rice held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 11.
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Mekong rice sector needs restructuring

The restructuring of rice farming in the Mekong Delta should focus on improving farmers' incomes and sustainable development, experts told a recent seminar in Can Tho city.