(VOV) - The nation’s farmers are having a prosperous year, having shunned coffee and switched to growing peppers in the face of higher prices and robust global demand, said the Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA) in a recent report on the industry’s status.
Vietnamese agricultural officials and business people joined over 250 representatives from leading pepper export countries worldwide at the 43rd Annual Session of the International Pepper Community (IPC), which took place in Karnataka state, India from November 22-26.
“Preserving and promoting world heritage values from the angle of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel” was the main focus of an international workshop in Hanoi on November 23.
Experience in agricultural development and goods reserves was shared during a working session between deputy head of the General Department of State Reserves Le Van Thoi and representatives from South Africa’s Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on November 13.
Vietnam once again affirmed it has full historical and legal evidence for its sovereignty claim over islands in the East Sea at the 25th annual workshop on constraining latent conflicts in the East Sea, which opened in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 13.
An international workshop featuring the history and development of Buddhism in the Mekong region was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 13.
Leaders of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang had a working session on November 12 with a delegation from the Cambodia’s Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts (MCFA) headed by Secretary of State Menh Kossony.
Participants discussed opportunities and challenges in applying standard methods for the examination of fauna biodiversity in the central Truong Son region during a workshop in central Thua Thien – Hue province on November 10-11.
Domestic and international researchers on Buddhism will gather at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on November 13-14 to discuss the development of the age-old religion in the Mekong region.
The 2015 Hanoi Robothon Day for primary school students opened in the capital city on November 7 with participation from 174 pupils from 11 schools’ 56 Robotics teams in Hanoi and the city’s Robotics Centre.
The World Wide Fund (WFF) for Nature in Denmark (WFF Denmark) and Danish organisations and businesses will continue their support for Vietnam to further promote natural conservation activities, including the expansion of effective bio-diversity preservation models.
The love of one man for the craftsmanship of a traditional village located in the outskirts of Hue has yielded strong attention from tourists visiting the country’s former imperial capital city, who regard the ritual craft as art.
Japan’s Satake Corporation aims to invest in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho’s agricultural equipment, General Director Nguyen Trong Hieu told municipal authorities on November 2.
(VOV) -A ceremony was held on October 31 to transfer tuna fishing technology and equipment from Japan to Binh Dinh fishermen.
(VOV) -The 15th International Agriculture Trade Fair (Agro Viet 2015) themed “Enhancing the effectiveness of food processing and preservation” is set to take place in Hanoi from November 6- 9 featuring 400 stands from foreign and domestic businesses and organisations.