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.
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.
VOV.VN - Alfredo Salkeld have spent three weeks at a homestay at Na Rang, a small mountainous village in northern Vietnam to feature real images of local people’s life.
VOV.VN - India has officially lifted its suspension of the import of Vietnamese black pepper, cassava, cinnamon, and dragon fruits, which was enforced on March 7.
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.
Cultivation of Japanese peppermint started in a 32-ha piloted area in Bac Binh district, the southern central province of Binh Thuan in October 2016, said the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Vietnam.
Exports of cassava and cassava-based products have declined significantly this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
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.
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.
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.
The excellent combination of the fragrant and glutinous rice seeds with the greasy taste of cassava as well as fried onion has created such an attractive snack.
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.
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.
(VOV) - Cassava exports shoot up while exports of many other agricultural products shrink.
Officers from the UK-based Mines Advisory Group (MAG) on November 4 successfully defused a giant Vietnam War-era shell unearthed from a garden in the central Quang Tri province.
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.
(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.
The country exported 3.05 million tonnes of cassava, worth US$951 million, in the first eight months of the year.
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.
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.