Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing Business

Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing

The application of advanced technology in preservation and processing is the most important factor in Vietnam’s rice value chain, said Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Rice export shows positive signals Business

Rice export shows positive signals

Rice exports have shown positive signals recently, with many firms winning bidding contracts, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Thailand supports rice farmers ASEAN

Thailand supports rice farmers

The Thai Government’s committee for rice policy and management said on October 31 that it will offer a loan of 35.8 billion THB (1.02 billion USD) to jasmine rice farmers struggling with falling rice,
Research programme on sustainable development in southwest region Society

Research programme on sustainable development in southwest region

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has allowed the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and the Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City to implement a research programme on scientific and technology tasks necessary for sustainable development in the southwest region between 2015 and 2019.
Business

Vietnam exports 4.9 million tonnes of rice

Vietnam has exported more than 139 tonnes of rice during the first two weeks of October, bringing the total rice export volume so far this year to 4.9 million tonnes, generating more than 2.1 billion USD in value, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).
Environment

Mekong Delta urged to protect water resource

The Mekong Delta should raise a louder voice to protect its water resource, which is in risk of pollution due to hydropower development in mainstream Mekong River, experts said at a workshop in Can Tho city on August 8.
Society

Greater security aimed for Southwestern region

The Steering Committee for Southwestern Region on June 25 organised a conference in Can Tho city to review security situation in the Mekong Delta over the past six months and launch tasks for the remainder of the year.