Ben Tre: Shrimp to become spearhead of production industry Business

Ben Tre: Shrimp to become spearhead of production industry

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre will be developing its shrimp sector’s value chain with intensive farming and advanced technological application, aiming to make it the spearhead of the locality’s industrial production sector by 2025, according to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Huu Lap.
Improved rules, policies needed to protect marine resources Environment

Improved rules, policies needed to protect marine resources

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Quy Kien has stressed the need to continue reviewing, evaluating and improving policies, regulations, strategies and planning schemes involving the management of natural resources and protection of marine environment.
Shrimp prices expected to recover in Q3 Business

Shrimp prices expected to recover in Q3

The price of material shrimps is forecast to recover in August and September after suffering drops over the past months, especially in the second quarter of 2018, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Localities urged to gear towards shrimp production targets Business

Localities urged to gear towards shrimp production targets

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked People’s Committees of cities and provinces with large areas of shrimp farms to employ different solutions in order to reach targets set in the national action plan for the development of the shrimp industry through 2025.
Worms can revive polluted farms Business

Worms can revive polluted farms

Worms can eat organic waste and transform themselves into organic and nutritious food for cattle, chickens, fish while their compost is especially useful for enriching the soil, said a young researcher.
Aquaculture output scales up 8 percent Business

Aquaculture output scales up 8 percent

Aquaculture output in the first 11 months of 2017 totalled more than 3.5 million tonnes, up 8 percent from the same time last year, as estimated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Fishing output gains 1.4 percent in Q1 Business

Fishing output gains 1.4 percent in Q1

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has estimated fishing output reached about 651,900 tonnes in the first quarter of 2017, 1.4 percent more than the previous year.
Ca Mau to raise villagers' incomes Society

Ca Mau to raise villagers' incomes

The southernmost province of Ca Mau over the next five years plans to raise the incomes of workers at craft villages that make fishing nets, repair fishing boats, and produce dried sea shrimp and fish