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Farmers reap gains from new model

Business

Farmers reap gains from new model

Tran Van Quang, a farmer in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang, has increased his profit from rice farming by at least 18 percent since he began to apply a new farming model developed locally.

Efficient rice farming to curb emissions

Environment

Efficient rice farming to curb emissions

New water- and cost-efficient farming techniques will allow Vietnam to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in wet rice production by 15 to 20 percent by 2020, said Mai Van Trinh, Director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Institute for Agricultural Environment.