Kien Giang aims to raise value of key farming products Business

Kien Giang aims to raise value of key farming products

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will focus on increasing the value and competitiveness of its agriculture produce this year, especially key items such as rice and fisheries, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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).
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.
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.
Vietnam, Tanzania agree to boost ties Politics

Vietnam, Tanzania agree to boost ties

Prime Minister of Tanzania Majaliwa Kassim Majaliwa on July 12 expressed his belief that the ongoing visit by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung will mark a new important milestone and create a driving force for bilateral ties in diverse areas, especially in economy.