Door opens for Vietnamese rice exports to EU Videos

Door opens for Vietnamese rice exports to EU

The recent ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) by the National Assembly has created a window of opportunity for Vietnamese farm produce, especially rice, to enter the European market. To fully take advantage of the trade deal, however, Vietnamese producers must improve the quality of their produce.
Mekong Delta gets bumper crop despite saline intrusion Society

Mekong Delta gets bumper crop despite saline intrusion

Though saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta comes earlier and with higher level of salinity than that recorded in the 2015-16 dry season, the damages to farming areas are expected to be less serious as authorities and farmers have taken measures to cope with the situation in the 2019-20 dry season. The whole region is getting a good winter-spring crop, with a good price.
Dong Nai wary of water shortage amid salt intrusion Environment

Dong Nai wary of water shortage amid salt intrusion

The People’s Committee of the southern province of Dong Nai has called on relevant agencies and the public to take proactive measures to ward off a freshwater shortage as drought and saltwater intrusion in rivers cause an increasing shortage.
Mekong Delta takes measures to reduce saltwater intrusion Environment

Mekong Delta takes measures to reduce saltwater intrusion

Though saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta was predicted to come earlier and with higher level of salinity than that recorded in the 2015-2016 dry season, the damages to farming areas are expected to be less serious as authorities and farmers have taken measures to cope with the situation in the 2019-2020 dry season.
Thailand’s rice subsidy scheme needs additional budget World

Thailand’s rice subsidy scheme needs additional budget

At least 2.6 billion baht (86.6 million USD) must be added to the subsidy scheme for rice farmers after the number of participants gets higher than expected, according to the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives of Thailand (BAAC).