The livestock and related sectors’ exports were worth 855.4 million USD in the first nine months of the year and is expected to reach 1.2 billion USD for the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The Presidential Office held a press conference in Hanoi on December 11 to announce the President’s order to promulgate nine laws which were adopted at the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly.
Legislators will discuss in groups the draft revised laws on public security and animal husbandry during the ongoing fifth sitting of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 7.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported 262,321 live buffaloes and cows and nearly 42,000 tons of beef and buffalo meat at a value of more than US$410 million last year, according to the Department of Animal Husbandry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - Phu Vinh commune in An Giang province has been restructuring its farming and animal husbandry. Many households have begun growing fruit trees, which is more profitable than growing rice.
The agricultural sector will aim for a GDP growth rate of between 3 – 3.1% and total export value of agro-forestry-fisheries at US$34 – 35 billion in 2018.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported around 22,500 tons of chicken valued at US$19.8 million from early this year to March 15, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has officially issued a circular to prohibit the use of cysteamine - a substance used in animal husbandry, Hoang Thanh Van, head of the ministry’s Animal Husbandry Department said.
As it is difficult to expand production scale due to the limited land fund in Vietnam, local investors are going abroad to develop their agricultural businesses.
The Prime Minister has issued instructions on agriculture in areas of land rent for rubber replanting and biogas programmes for the animal husbandry sector in Vietnam.
Hanoi’s agricultural sector has been on the move to develop animal husbandry, processing and agricultural services instead of enlarging cultivation, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Xuan Viet said at a conference held in Hanoi on January 7.
(VOV) - Ninh Thuan province is vigorously restructuring its animal husbandry sector, focusing on livestock with high profitability.
Vietnam's animal husbandry industry is expected to face serious challenges under new and future Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) because of low productivity, high production costs and small scale of production.
Vietnam has the potential for becoming the world's leading exporter of cattle feed in the near future, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has said.
Vietnam plans to increase the meat output of waterfowl by 8-10% a year in coming years, according to the Animal Husbandry Department.
(VOV) - A seminar was held in HCM City on October 11 by the Animal Husbandry Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to increase hygiene safety in the breeding sector.
The World Bank (WB) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development jointly organized a conference on February 27 to assess a project on animal husbandry and food safety and hygiene.
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation has provided non-refundable aid of 1.19 million euros for a project to reduce poverty through animal husbandry in the northern mountainous region.
The blue-ear pig epidemic has broken out again, threatening animal husbandry in Long An, Tien Giang, Tay Ninh, Soc Trang, and Quang Nam provinces, said the Animal Health Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.