Tag: "farmers"

Corn demand expands, imports show steady growth

Corn demand expands, imports show steady growth

VOV.VN - Vietnamese imports of corn for the six months leading up to July 2017 jumped 5.6% year-on-year to 3.53 million tons, continuing last year’s upward tick, according to a report by the Crop Production Department.

Pepper sector advised to boost clean production

Pepper sector advised to boost clean production

Chairman of the Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA) Do Ha Nam has advised pepper farmers to make investment in technology and clean production as the competition with foreign rivals will be fiercer.

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.