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Finance Ministry turns down cassava industry requests

Finance Ministry turns down cassava industry requests

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has turned down proposals by the Vietnam Cassava Association (VCA) for preferential policies similar to those for rice and sugar to ensure its sustainable development.

US catfish feeding program in Vietnam successful

US catfish feeding program in Vietnam successful

VOV.VN -US sorghum and corn imports to Vietnam may soon be on the uptick thanks to the successful results of a recently concluded catfish feeding trial funded by the US Grains Council.

Cassava ‘smart farming’ taking root in Vietnam

Cassava ‘smart farming’ taking root in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Cassava, a popular raw material and the third largest source of starch (after corn and wheat) is grown in around 90 countries around the globe, says the Vietnam Cassava Association.

Cassava exports fall with China demand

Cassava exports fall with China demand

Exports of cassava and cassava-based products have declined significantly this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Visiting insect markets in Hoa Binh

Visiting insect markets in Hoa Binh

Many kinds of insects are sold at markets in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh’s Lac Son District. The insects have become local specialties.

Japan funds disease resistant cassava research

Japan funds disease resistant cassava research

VOV.VN - Vietnam was last year’s second largest exporting nation for cassava, trailing only Thailand, Nguyen Van Lang, president of the Vietnam Cassava Association told reporters at a press conference earlier this month in Hanoi.

Japan helps Vietnam deal with cassava diseases

Japan helps Vietnam deal with cassava diseases

Vietnamese farmers will have the chance to access advanced technologies in cassava pest management and disease-free cassava cultivation through a Japanese supported project, which kicked off in Hanoi on May 4.

Trees planted to green up Hanoi-Lao Cai highway

Trees planted to green up Hanoi-Lao Cai highway

A ceremony was held on February 19 in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai to launch tree-planting activities this year as part of a project to plant perennial trees along the Hanoi-Lao Cai highway.

Agro-fishery-forestry exports may meet yearly target

Agro-fishery-forestry exports may meet yearly target

Vietnam’s agro-fishery-forestry exports in 2015 is likely to meet the set target of US$30 billion as total exports in 11 months ending in November reached US$27.41 billion, according to Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Cassava exports skyrocket

Cassava exports skyrocket

(VOV) - Cassava exports shoot up while exports of many other agricultural products shrink.

Agriculture sees lowest growth in five years

Agriculture sees lowest growth in five years

The agricultural sector is expected to grow 2.21% in 2015, a drop of 1.4% over 2014 and the lowest rise in five years, said Nguyen Thi Hong, head of the Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry’s Planning Department, at a press conference in Hanoi on November 4.

Cassava exports show upturn

Cassava exports show upturn

(VOV) - Vietnam fetched US$84 million from exporting 235,000 tonnes of cassava and tapioca products in September, bringing the total exports volume to 3.27 million tonnes worth US$1.03 billion in nine months, up 28.4% in volume and 24.3% in value.

Cassava exports to Japan up 26%

Cassava exports to Japan up 26%

The country exported 3.05 million tonnes of cassava, worth US$951 million, in the first eight months of the year.

Tapioca farmers seek tariff relief

The Ministry of Finance on Monday proposed that the Prime Minister temporarily stop collecting export tariffs levied at 5% on tapioca chips since the business was facing difficulties.

Nghe An draws US$1.28 bln in investment capital

From the beginning of this year, Nghe An has granted licences to 93 projects with a combined capital of VND27,885 billion (US$1.28 billion), according to the province’s Department of Planning and Investment.