Vietnam targets ecological, sustainable agriculture Business

Vietnam targets ecological, sustainable agriculture

Vietnam is striving to become a transparent, responsible and sustainable producer and supplier of food and foodstuff under a draft strategy on agricultural and rural development for 2021-2030 with a vision towards 2050.
Rice pest identification app first piloted in An Giang Society

Rice pest identification app first piloted in An Giang

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Plant Protection Department and the An Giang provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on January 11 piloted an app that helps identify rice pests and diseases on smart phones.
Ministry targets 20 percent rise in planted trees in 2022 Environment

Ministry targets 20 percent rise in planted trees in 2022

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has asked localities to launch a tree planting festival on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) and encourage people from all walks of life to plant trees, aiming for at least 20 percent rise in the number of newly-planted trees compared to the figure of 2021.
Agriculture holds significant contributions to 2021 economic growth: PM Society

Agriculture holds significant contributions to 2021 economic growth: PM

Agriculture, farmers, and rural areas have made important contributions in various aspects to stabilising macroeconomics, ensuring major balances, sustaining growth, and boosting economic recovery in 2021 when the economy faces serious COVID-19-induced impacts, stated Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at a conference held in Hanoi on December 29.
Deputy Minister requests efforts to remove IUU fishing warning Society

Deputy Minister requests efforts to remove IUU fishing warning

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien has asked the Directorate of Fisheries to pool all possible resources and take synchronous measures to soon remove “yellow card” warning on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Vietnam, Cambodia to forge cooperation in agro-forestry-fishery  Business

Vietnam, Cambodia to forge cooperation in agro-forestry-fishery

Vietnam and Cambodia agreed to boost cooperation in the agro-forestry-fishery sector during a working session between the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Phnom Penh on December 21.