VOV.VN - Nowadays the press is filled with an abundance of stories about high-tech investment of Japanese concerns into Vietnam agriculture and how it might revitalize the sector for economic growth, job creation and food security.
Vietnamese pig farmers have been hit by the double whammy of slumping domestic pork prices and rising imports of cheap meat.
A project to develop the Buon Ma Thuot coffee brand is expected to benefit more than 15,000 farmers who live in a poor commune in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.
VOV.VN -Young Nguyen Thi Loan is leading a campaign to support farmers who have been devastated and are still recuperating from last year’s floods in the central province of Quang Ngai.
Links between enterprises and coffee and pepper farmers need to be enhanced to improve the economic value and competitiveness of the two products.
VOV.VN - Consumption of fish is a traditional and vital component of the Egyptian diet, and a primary source of inexpensive animal protein for the growing population, said Vietnam Trade Counsellor Pham The Cuong recently.
Thanks to technical assistance and training from NinhThuan’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in recent years, many farmers in the central province have successfully applied the VietGap model in grape growing.
The World Bank has estimated that by 2030, nearly one-fifth of Vietnamese will enter old age and around 40% of the population aged 70-74 will still have to work, mostly in the unofficial labor market.
The Vietnam National Coffee Corporation (VINACAFE) will begin equitisation in the third quarter of this year, according to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan.
A surge in demand for catfish from the Chinese market has led farmers in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta to grow a large volume of the type of fish, despite many warnings from experts.
VOV.VN - New regulations increasing the import quota on eggs coming into Vietnam has ruffled the feathers of farmers and producers, who say the limits will only add to the problems of an already oversupplied market.
VOV.VN - Coffee prices in Dak Lak, the country’s largest coffee bean-growing province, stood at US$2.08-US$2.11 (VND47,300-VND48,000) per kg at the end of last week as stockpiles remain low.
An estimated 12.5 million people will be eligible for agriculture land tax exemption, leaving merely 77,000 people still subject to this tax.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has expressed readiness to develop Thai farmers as “Smart Farmers” who use technology and innovation with agricultural activities.
Nearly 190 coffee farmers in key coffee-growing districts in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak are taking part in a contest on coffee cultivation knowledge and techniques.
Dozens of thousands of farmers and fishermen in nine central coastal provinces have benefited from the Coastal Resources for Sustainable Development (CRSD) Project funded by the World Bank (WB) in the past years.
Ino Mayu launched the Japanese-funded Seed to Table organisation, which promoted eco-friendly agriculture across Vietnam since 2009.
VOV.VN - Farmers in the central highland city of Da Lat have earned high profits from successfully growing some types of foreign fruit like Tamarillo tomato imported from Ecuador and Cara cara orange from Australia.
Nearly 30 firms and 20,000 farmers will take part in producing 25,000 tonnes of tea of international standards in a project to promote the private-public partnership (PPP) model in tea production.
Construction on an agricultural service centre, the largest agricultural cooperation project between Vietnam and Laos, began in Laos’s northern Houaphan province on February 18.