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As highlands pepper prices fall, farmers hold out

As highlands pepper prices fall, farmers hold out

Over the last ten days, pepper prices have fallen from an already low VND82,000 (US$3.65 USD) to VND72,000 (US$3.21) per kilogramme, but pepper farmers in the Central Highlands continue to hold out for higher prices.

Dutch Queen visits farmers, businesses in Lam Dong

Dutch Queen visits farmers, businesses in Lam Dong

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, also the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, visited farmers and businesses in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong on May 30.

Pepper farmers urged to keep calm and carry on

Pepper farmers urged to keep calm and carry on

Industry leaders have called on distraught and anxious pepper farmers to remain calm and refrain from selling their produce at low prices, saying the current price plunge is most likely a fleeting phenomenon.

Google to train Vietnamese farmers in digital skills

Google to train Vietnamese farmers in digital skills

VOV.VN - Google has announced it will support the Vietnam Farmer’s Union to establish training courses on internet skills for over 30,000 farmers in nine provinces across the country over the next three years, reports Dantri Online Newspaper.

State Bank moves to aid pig farmers

State Bank moves to aid pig farmers

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) issued an official document asking credit institutions to support borrowers in the livestock industry, especially pig farmers in need of credit extension as market demand struggles to find equilibrium.

Vietnam gov’t beefs up efforts to ‘rescue’ pig farmers

Vietnam gov’t beefs up efforts to ‘rescue’ pig farmers

Vietnam’s agriculture ministry and its trade counterpart should clarify the causes behind falling pork prices and identify effective solutions, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underlined at a government meeting on Thursday.

Mekong Delta farmers begin shrimp harvest

Mekong Delta farmers begin shrimp harvest

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region have begun this year’s first harvest season of brackish water shrimp, earning strong profits due to high prices and favourable breeding conditions.

New coffee project to benefit 15,000 farmers

New coffee project to benefit 15,000 farmers

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.

Vietnam fails to score big in Egyptian fish market

Vietnam fails to score big in Egyptian fish market

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.

Ninh Thuan farmers make fortune with VietGap grapes

Ninh Thuan farmers make fortune with VietGap grapes

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.