Local proactive in protecting rice crop from drought Videos

Local proactive in protecting rice crop from drought

After harvesting the Winter-Spring crop, local farmers on the downstream Vu Gia river in Quang Nam province have already prepared for the Summer-Autumn crop. Due to a shortage of water, farmers in the locality have switched to shorter period plant varieties or rotated to other crops.
Vietnam sees rice export growth in January Business

Vietnam sees rice export growth in January

Vietnam exported 560,000 tonnes of rice in January 2020, earning 270.3 million USD, an increase of 12 percent in volume and 39 percent in value month-on-month, according to the General Department of Customs.
Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes World

Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes

Rice exports may fall below 8 million tonnes for 2019, with this year's prospects still uncertain because of a slew of risk factors such as the continued strong baht, natural disasters and emerging new rice exporters like Myanmar and China, local media reported.
Soc Trang’s rice variety recognised as best in world Society

Soc Trang’s rice variety recognised as best in world

The Soc Trang-based ST24 rice variety was honoured as having the best flavour in the world, as it received the World’s Best Rice 2019 award at the 11th Annual World’s Best Rice Contest in the Philippines on November 12.
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.
Vietnamese rice makes name in world market Business

Vietnamese rice makes name in world market

In 2018, Vietnam’s total rice exports reached 6.15 million tonnes, with export turnover of 3.15 billion USD. The industry saw a 5.7 percent increase in volume and a 19.6 percent increase in value compared to 2017.
Vietnamese rice makes name in world market Business

Vietnamese rice makes name in world market

In 2018, Vietnam’s total rice exports reached 6.15 million tonnes, with export turnover of 3.15 billion USD. The industry saw a 5.7% increase in volume and 19.6% increase in value compared to 2017.
Numerous hi-tech agriculture enterprises licensed: ministry  Business

Numerous hi-tech agriculture enterprises licensed: ministry

As many as 40 high-tech agriculture enterprises have been granted licenses so far, including 12 ones operating in cultivation, 19 in aquaculture and nine others in animal husbandry, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Local agricultural products need more support Business

Local agricultural products need more support

Vietnam’s agricultural sector should focus on developing the economic value of domestic plant varieties by ensuring their output and protecting branding, instead of importing large amounts of other plant varieties.