VOV.VN - Fruit, vegetable and other commodity traders convened in the city of Lao Cai today (July 21) to seek measures to address the glut in inventories of farm produce.
VOV.VN - Global rice trade has been projected to increase 1% to 42.3 million metric tons in 2018, the third highest on record and the second consecutive year of expanded trade, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
Using post-harvest technologies is crucial to increase the competitive edge of farm produce, heard a recent workshop in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - As consumers enjoy fresh, local fruit and vegetables this summer, farmers and producers can expect lower earnings from the fruits of their labour, say leading industry analysts.
VOV.VN - Having experienced months of negative growth due to drought, climate change, floods and saltwater intrusion, the local agriculture segment is demonstrating its inability to serve as a cornerstone of the country’s economy.
The southern province of Binh Phuoc wants to cooperate with Japan in developing hi-tech agriculture, said a local official.
VOV.VN - About 70 members of the public and private sectors of Vietnam and Western Australia gathered at a working conference in Perth yesterday (July 13) to seek ways to expand trade and investment links between the two entities.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has begun a visit to the Netherlands at the invitation of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. The visit is expected to strengthen bilateral cooperation, particularly in climate change and agriculture.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his wife will visit the Netherlands on July 9-11 to reinforce and strengthen the bilateral strategic partnership on climate change adaptation, water management, sustainable agriculture and food security.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has submitted its report to the Government concerning the faulty implementation of a decree to develop the country’s fishery sector.
The agriculture sector will have to make greater efforts to fulfill three major targets set for this year with responsibility given to leaders of each units.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities have launched a plan worth US$1.54 million to provide vocational training to 12,000 rural workers in 2017.
A seminar on developing quality and productive agriculture took place in Hanoi on June 27 as part of the Vietnam Economic Forum 2017.
HCM City earned more than US$11.5 million from exporting 9.3 million ornamental fish in the first half of the year, a rise of 25% in volume and a surge of 52% in value over the same period, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - As Vietnam integrates extensively into the world economy, major Vietnamese export items including agricultural products have more opportunities to approach large foreign markets.
Policies continue to discourage the production and trade of local agricultural products, research findings by the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development show.
VOV.VN - An agriculture fair featuring produce farmed in compliance with VietGap and GlobalGap standards sponsored by the Department of Agriculture opened today (June 22) in Ho Chi Minh City.
The Department of Farm Produce Processing and Market Development made its debut at a ceremony held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in Hanoi on June 21.
The Red River Delta province of Hai Duong will create favourable conditions for businesses to invest in agriculture, especially in high-tech agriculture, post-harvest preservation, slaughterhouse construction and production chain development, local officials have said.
The World Bank-funded project “Vietnam Sustainable Agriculture Transformation” (VnSAT) has quality over quantity in farming since it started two years ago.