The number of people who buy rhino horn in Vietnam has decreased 77% while there has been a 60% plummet in the number of people who think rhino horn has medical value, newswire Vietnamplus has recently reported.
The performance of agricultural cooperatives is still far behind expectations, although they support tens of millions of farming households, heard a workshop in Hanoi on May 21.
The Vietnamese Government is willing to enhance cooperation with South Africa and other countries in biodiversity conservation both bilaterally and multilaterally, said Vietnamese Ambassador to the African nation Le Huy Hoang.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a budget of VND470 billion (about US$22 million) to help preserve and develop rice fields in nine cities and provinces across the country.
(VOV) -This year’s lychee season for Vietnam growers and processors promises to be more remunerative than previous seasons, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Unhygienic food and the overuse of plant protection and stimulants on vegetables and fruits are major obstacles to guaranteeing food safety and exporting Vietnamese vegetables and fruits to foreign markets.
The top palaces in the country are the Thanh Chuong Viet Palace of artist Thanh Chuong in Hanoi and the Chinese-style palace of a businessman in Nghe An Province.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on biodiversity conservation in border areas was inked on May 12 during a conference between Vietnam's northern Cao Bang province and China’s Guangxi province.
The sixth international conference on Vetiver grass with the theme “Vetiver System: Empowering Sustainable Development” opened on May 6 in central Da Nang City.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, home to a large number of ethnic minorities and their distinct cultures and heritages, is looking to develop tourism while preserving traditional cultures.
The Hue Craft Village Festival, which artisans from localities across the country attend to display their handicraft skills, opened yesterday evening in the former feudal capital city of Hue.
(VOV) -Xoan singing is a typical cultural product of Phu Tho province, home to the 18 dynasties of Hung Kings, the legendary founders of Van Lang – the first known State of Vietnam.
(VOV) -Vietnam has exported 56,000 tonnes of pepper during the first four months of this year, fetching US$513 million, a fall of 25% in volume but a rise of 0.5% in value against last year’s same period.
(VOV) -The Vietnam government has given the green light to the importation of fresh and frozen meat from the US, Canada, Australia, and European Union (EU).
Epics passed down many generations of the Bahnar ethnic minority community in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai were awarded a certificate recognising them part of the national intangible heritage on April 24.