Former agriculture minister honoured Society

Former agriculture minister honoured

The International Rice Research Institute has honoured former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat for his “ardent support” to the Vietnam-IRRI collaboration.
PM: Vietnam wants to sign FTA with EU soon Politics

PM: Vietnam wants to sign FTA with EU soon

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan that Vietnam wants to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) soon.
EU food firms to seek business in Vietnam Business

EU food firms to seek business in Vietnam

The European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development will lead a high-level trade mission to Southeast Asia, including Vietnam, to explore market opportunities in the region.
Laos makes strides towards poverty alleviation ASEAN

Laos makes strides towards poverty alleviation

Laos is pursuing its drive to reduce the poverty rate below 10 percent by 2020, while also attempting to meet outstanding Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to local newspaper.
Hanoi spends big on rural development Society

Hanoi spends big on rural development

Hanoi will arrange over 72 trillion VND (3.24 billion USD) to implement a programme on developing agriculture, building new-style rural areas, and improving quality of local life in 2016-2020.
Outstanding farmers honoured in Hanoi Society

Outstanding farmers honoured in Hanoi

Outstanding farmers from 63 cities and provinces nationwide were honoured at a ceremony held in Hanoi on October 14 in the presence of President Tran Dai Quang.
Vietnam to suspend raw cotton import from Ghana Business

Vietnam to suspend raw cotton import from Ghana

Vietnam is bound to suspend the import of raw cotton from Ghana as dozens of cotton containers from this African country were contaminated with a pest species subject to Vietnam’s plant quarantine.
Rice shipments drop in nine months Business

Rice shipments drop in nine months

Vietnam shipped abroad some 3.76 million tonnes of rice worth 1.69 billion USD between January and September, dropping 16.4 percent in volume and 12.5 percent in value from a year earlier.