VOV.VN - Vietnam has made great strides in boosting agricultural development. Its agricultural production value, added values, product volume, and exports have grown.
Nearly 100 overseas Vietnamese (OV) experts, intellectuals and entrepreneurs in agriculture have given advice to Ho Chi Minh City in developing hi-tech farming during a conference in the city on October 19.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has affirmed that farmers play a decisive role in changing the face of Vietnam’s agriculture in the future.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed that farmers serve as the cornerstone for national development process in his speech at the programme “Pride of Vietnamese Farmers during 30 Years of Renewal” on October 14 in Hanoi.
It is time to increase the production and use of organic fertilisers to foster organic farming, according to the Vietnam Fertiliser Association.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong urged the farmer class to overcome difficulties and challenges in the context of international integration and climate change in order to reap more achievements in agricultural production.
The Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) Central Committee on October 5 announced the list of 63 excellent farmers in 2017 and 24 typical individuals in agricultural production during the country’s three-decade reform process.
The outcomes of a cooperation project on vocational training between the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) and the German Farmers’ Union (DBV) were reviewed at a seminar in Hanoi on October 5.
The provinces of Long An and Dong Nai have been unable to use high-quality research findings to boost agricultural development because they lack funds and are unable to match what farmers want, officials said.
The Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) and German Farmers’ Association (DBV) held a workshop in Hanoi on October 4 to share experience in developing value chains in agricultural production.
VOV.VN - Foreign visitors are impressed by the stunning landscapes and inhabitants of the north-western region while joining the Vietnam Mountain Marathon (VMM) in Sapa on September 22-29.
Outstanding farmers should be put in the centre of production models, looking towards large-scale production, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said at a congress of the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) in Hanoi on September 19.
Artist Hoang Ha Tung will display his paintings of Vietnamese and Dutch farmers at a solo exhibition in Amsterdam.
Dozens of veteran and young cai luong (reformed theatre) artists and singers will perform at HCM City Theatre for a charity programme to raise funds for poor farmers living in the Mekong Delta provinces.
Many people in Ho Chi Minh City’s rural areas have stable jobs thanks to a city programme to provide free vocational training.
Two conferences are going to take place in Hanoi in mid-September with a view to encouraging farmers’ entrepreneurship and honouring exemplary farmers.
“Lobster debt can only cleared with lobster!,” declared Nguyen Thanh Nhon, the “Lobster King” of Song Cau town in the coastal province of Phu Yen.
The imposition of temporary safeguard duties on DAP and MAP fertiliser imports into Vietnam, which came into effect on August 19, is an effort to help protect the domestic fertiliser industry but might push up production costs for farmers.
Early season flooding and heavy rainfall have severely damaged thousands of hectares of rice fields in the Mekong Delta province of Long An.
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.