109,000 purebred pigs have been kept safe to help Vietnam rebuild its herd after the decimation caused by African swine flu, an incurable disease.
The southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City posted a month-on-month rise of 0.38 percent in the consumer price index (CPI) in October, the municipal Statistics Office reported.
VOV.VN -Ky Anh district in Ha Tinh province has been forced to cull 331 pigs with a total weight of 18,632 kg as of October 30, all of which had been infected with the African swine fever (ASF).
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in October picked up 0.59 percent from September, the biggest increase for the same month during the past three years, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on October 29.
The animal husbandry industry has set an average growth target of 4 to 5 percent per year from 2020 to 2025, and 3-4 percent in 2026-2030.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will ensure the supply-demand balance of essential commodities for the Tet (Lunar New Year) of 2020 and implement a programme on keeping goods in stock for market stabilisation.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien told a press conference in Hanoi on October 14 that the agriculture sector expanded by 2.02 percent in nine months of this year despite African swine fever.
China wants to cooperate with Vietnam in agricultural development such as science-technology, research facilities, infrastructure construction, farm produce processing, and agricultural investment, a Chinese official has said.
The northern province of Vinh Phuc has become popular among both domestic and foreign investors as a friendly and promising destination for successful projects.
VOV.VN -The ongoing African swine fever (ASF) epidemic has so far spread to communes and districts throughout Tra Vinh province, although at present the city is yet to see any cases of the disease.
Ho Chi Minh City’s industrial production index in the first nine months of this year expanded 7.26 percent year-on-year, the municipal Department of Industry and Trade reported on October 1.
VOV.VN - The US Department of Agriculture and Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development co-organised a workshop on September 23 aimed at sharing experience in tackling the African swine fever epidemic.
VOV.VN - Five districts in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa have declared free from African swine fever, according to the provincial Animal Health and Husbandry sub-department.
Germany stands ready to share experience in African swine fever (ASF) prevention and control with Hanoi, said Hans-Joachim Fuchtel, Parliamentary State Secretary at German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture.
VOV.VN - Outbreaks of African swine fever continue to be discovered in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, stated Tran Thi Hoai Tram, chief of the office of the provincial People’s Committee, on August 24.
Veterinary experts from the Netherlands shared experience in preventing African swine fever during a roundtable discussion held in Hanoi on August 21.
VOV.VN - Outbreaks of African swine fever are continuing to increase in the northern province of Lao Cai with 200 pigs being culled each day, according to Hoang Chi Hien, chief of the office of the provincial People’s Committee, during a press conference held on August 20.
VOV.VN -The northern province of Son La has been forced to cull approximately 11,000 pigs, weighing a total of 400 tonnes as of August 5, all of which had been infected by the African swine fever (ASF).
VOV.VN - The southern province of Binh Duong has been forced to cull more than 39,000 pigs as a result of the increasing number of African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks occurring in the locality.