The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang will cooperate with the Republic of Korea (RoK) in experimenting bio-products on rice at the province’s hi-tech agriculture zone.
VOV.VN - The 17th edition of country’s largest agriculture, food industry and horticulture expo began in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday, September 21, attended by an estimated 200 exhibitors.
Outstanding farmers should be put in the centre of production models, looking towards large-scale production, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said at a congress of the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) in Hanoi on September 19.
The Communist Party of Vietnam always treasures traditional friendship with the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF), said Politburo member Nguyen Van Binh, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission.
VOV.VN - The honourable senator Anne Ruston launched late last month a new Australia-Vietnam Agriculture Strategy during a visit to the city of Can Tho, the largest metropolitan area in the Mekong Delta region.
The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is leading the country in high-tech agriculture. It grows crops on nearly 50,000ha under hi-tech agricultural methods. This amounts to 18 percent of the province’s land under production.
Vietnam expects to produce 44.1 million tonnes of rice in 2017, according to the Department of Cultivation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
The Mekong Delta City of Can Tho hopes to expand cooperation with overseas partners, including those from Australia, to improve production capacity as the city sets out to be a regional pioneer in hi-tech agriculture.
The Second Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-2) kicked off in Siem Reap, Cambodia on September 6.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong has said that efforts to attract investment in agriculture were not yielding sufficient fruit, urging authorities to focus on unbuckling bottlenecks to ease investment.
The Middle East is not only a large market for Vietnamese agricultural products but a bridge to the European market, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The agriculture ministers of Vietnam and Laos signed a cooperation agreement on agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and rural development in 2017-2018 at a meeting in Hanoi on September 5.
VOV.VN - Rice exports rose high by 19.8% in volume to 3.96 million tons and 17.5% in value to US$1.75 billion in the first eight months of this year against the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Delegates to the third APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting and related meetings, which are scheduled to conclude in Ho Chi Minh City on August 30 after more than ten days of working, have applauded Vietnam’s hosting of the meetings and APEC Year 2017, as well as the country’s initiatives.
VOV.VN - Japanese agriculture is amongst the best in the globe, producing efficiently while prioritizing the environment and food safety, said Vo Thanh Thong, chair of Can Tho People’s Committee on August 25.
The 17th International Agriculture Trade Fair 2017 (Agroviet 2017) is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City from September 21-24 with the participation of over 200 domestic and international businesses.
The Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation, along with several other APEC committees and groups will meet on August 25 as part of the third SOM Meeting.
Vietnam’s north-central province of Thanh Hoa and Laos’ eastern province of Houaphanh are implementing a project using modern science and technology to grow mushrooms.
The northern province of Hai Duong and the Lao province of Vientiane have agreed to boost cooperation in party building, education, health care, investment – trading, agriculture – forestry, culture – sports and tourism from 2017 -2022.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has announced that it already granted certificates to 28 agricultural businesses applying high technologies.