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safety management

Safety, quality key to export growth

Business

Safety, quality key to export growth

Ensuring food safety and security as well as higher-quality products would enhance the sustainable development of Vietnam's agricultural sector.

The country's food production for consumption has expanded greatly, with Vietnam now playing a major role as a large exporter of farm produce. However, export prices had remained low due to the quality of products, and that food safety, especially herbs and seafood products, were still of concern.


Vietstock 2014 focuses on restructuring animal husbandry

Business

Vietstock 2014 focuses on restructuring animal husbandry

More than 250 booths highlighting various new products, technology, equipment and services in livestock production are on display at Vietnam’s Premier International Feed, Livestock and Meat Industry Expo (Vietstock 2014) that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on October 15.

First bio-safety certificate granted to GM corn

Society

First bio-safety certificate granted to GM corn

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has just signed Decision 1836/QD-BTNMT on the issuance of bio-safety certificate for the genetically modified corn MON 89034 of Dekalb Vietnam Company Limited, a subsidiary in Vietnam of global seedling group Monsanto, the Vietnam Investment Review reported on September 3.

Mekong Delta region targets 800,000 ha for aquaculture

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Mekong Delta region targets 800,000 ha for aquaculture

In 2014, Mekong Delta provinces will enlarge their aquaculture zone to 800,000 ha, up 5,000 ha compared to last year’s size to raise the region’s aquatic products to 2.4 million tonnes, an increase of 400,000 tonnes against last year’s figure.