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Breeding insects for export, a new industry for Vietnam

10:08 | 07/31/2015

The most difficult procedures in insect export is asking for the certificate of quality, size and the certificate of origin for insects.

Farm sector catalyst for change

09:31 | 07/31/2015

The agriculture and rural development sector would promote restructuring of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and withdrawal of capital from non-core business in the second half of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Tamed elephants in central Vietnam under permanent watch

11:22 | 07/30/2015

The increasing threat from tusk thieves has left mahouts of a national park in Vietnam with no way to protect their tamed elephants except by watching them permanently, even sleeping with the animals at night.

ASEAN nations join hands in trans-boundary haze pollution control

09:20 | 07/30/2015

Ministers responsible for the environment from Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand gathered at the 17th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee (MSC) on Trans-boundary Haze Pollution in Jakarta, Indonesia, on July 28.

Germany, Australia assist Vietnam forest conservation

16:38 | 07/29/2015

(VOV) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on July 29 signed the implementation agreements for two new technical cooperation programmes.

National park helps raise baby tortoises

09:24 | 07/28/2015

The Con Dao National Park in the southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province has released about 150,000 baby tortoises into the sea since 1994.

HCM City: Over 100 youth join volunteer activities in Laos

14:42 | 07/27/2015

Over 100 volunteers in Ho Chi Minh City involved in the “Red Holiday” and Green Summer campaigns have participated in volunteer activities in the Lao provinces of Attapeu and Champasak since July 26.

Joint statement of Vietnam-Thailand joint cabinet meeting

15:58 | 07/24/2015

Prime Ministers of Vietnam and Thailand Nguyen Tan Dung and Chan-o-cha have witnessed the signing of five documents, including a joint statement of the third Vietnam-Thailand joint cabinet retreat.

Germany helps Vietnam combat climate change

16:47 | 07/22/2015

(VOV) - Vietnam’s forests are increasingly threatened as a result of deforestation, forest degradation, fragmentation and other stresses – making them more vulnerable to changing environmental conditions.

Binh Phuoc makes wild vegetables a specialty

10:23 | 07/21/2015

(VOV) - ‘Rau nhip’, a wild vegetable which is highly nutritious and easy to grow, grows well even in home gardens. During the war ‘rau nhip’ was part of the daily diet of soldiers stationed deep in the jungle.

Aquaculture under forest canopy helps Tra Vinh mangrove trees revive

14:21 | 07/19/2015

(VOV) - Thousands of farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh have earned relatively high incomes from aquaculture under the canopy of mangrove forests.

Australia launches New Colombo Plan in southern Vietnam

09:40 | 07/18/2015

The Australian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on July 17 kick started the New Colombo Plan in southern provinces.

Forests in central Vietnamese province devastated by illegal loggers

15:59 | 07/16/2015

Large areas of wild forests in the central Vietnamese province of Nghe An have been ravaged by illegal loggers, who have brought in heavy machines to fell big trees.

Hai Phong to promote Cat Ba tourism

16:53 | 07/13/2015

The northern port city of Hai Phong plans to focus on promoting the tourism potential of the Cat Ba archipelago, which is renowned for its diversity of tourism products.

Japan to help Vietnam care for forests

10:28 | 07/10/2015

Vietnam and Japan on July 9 signed a record of discussion on sustainable natural resource management project that will be carried out in five provinces in the northern and Central Highlands regions.