HCM City has prepared plans to develop 300 cooperatives and five cooperative alliances in the 2021-2030 period, thus reaching the targeted growth of 7 percent in the cooperative economic sector.
Domestic and foreign delegates to the second Asia-Pacific Cooperative Registrars’ Forum in Ho Chi Minh City on April 18 emphasised the need to complete a legal framework to facilitate the development and effective operations of cooperatives.
Ho Chi Minh City is set to establish 50 new cooperatives and one cooperative union this year and hopes to push the annual growth of the collective economy to 10 percent and its contribution to the city’s economy to 0.6 percent.
Delegates from the Netherlands’Agriterra agricultural development support organisation shared their experience in coping with impacts of globalisation in developing cooperatives, agriculture and rural areas during a recent workshop in Hanoi.
The Department of Farm Produce Processing and Market Development (DFPPM) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has forecast that pepper prices will struggle to recover in July and the rest of the year.
The Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) held a ceremony on July 7 to mark International Day of Cooperatives (Coops Day) in recognition of contributions made by cooperatives to development.
With strong support from authorities, cooperatives in Ho Chi Minh City have developed strongly and are making efforts to expand their trade on agricultural products even into international markets.
VOV.VN - Approximately 1,000 cooperatives from 63 provinces and cities nationwide will take part in a trade promotion fair for cooperatives for 2018, which will be held at Thong Nhat Park in Hanoi from May 18-20.
More and more farmers in Vietnam are discovering the benefits of working with cooperatives and export companies and using clean farming methods to ensure high-quality produce.
Cooperatives and alliances of cooperatives in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh will get financial support when joining the large-scale field model, which is being implemented in the locality.
In order to boost afforestation with the participation of cooperatives, provinces and cities need to provide consultancy and assistance for cooperatives, cooperative groups and households to develop and manage forests effectively and sustainably in 2018, said the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA).
More than 15,000 farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang will benefit from the Vietnam Sustainable Agriculture Transformation project (VnSAT), said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Truong Canh Tuyen.
Livestock farmers should join production links with cooperatives as well as processing and trading enterprises to sustain their livelihoods, experts said at a conference in Hanoi on December 12.
A fair featuring farm produce and craft products from Vietnamese cooperatives opened in Thong Nhat Park, Hanoi, on April 18.
A programme designed to encourage stronger cooperation between farmers, cooperatives, and enterprises to develop safe and transparent agricultural supply chains was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on December 27.
With the country's increasing international integration, more and more co-operatives focused on strengthening their competitiveness by improving technologies and management, according to the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA).
(VOV) -A German organisation will support Tien Giang province’s implementation of a new approach to connecting cooperatives in a network that maximises opportunity and efficiency.
The cooperative alliance of provinces and cities in the Central and Central Highlands regions has targeted to improve its cooperatives’ operation capacity while strengthening management and developing production and business plans.
(VOV) -A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Hoang Van Thang is in Israel attending the Water Technology and Environment Control Exhibition & Conference (WATEC 2013).
Vietnam’s cooperatives made up 16 percent of the country’s annual GDP in the 2000-2010 period while boosting the development of the household economy and increasing agricultural, forestry, and seafood output.