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Vietnam, Venezuela seek to propel trade links forward

Vietnam, Venezuela seek to propel trade links forward

VOV.VN - Vietnam's efforts to boost economic and trade promotion in Venezuela took centre stage during a recent online seminar hosted by the Vietnamese Embassy in Venezuela, with a particular focus placed on introducing the nation’s significant agricultural potential.

ASEAN’s efforts against COVID-19 lauded

ASEAN’s efforts against COVID-19 lauded

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has coped with COVID-19 quite well with Vietnam serving as the ASEAN Chair 2020, heard an online seminar held by the Centre for International Law (CIL) under the National University of Singapore on May 20.

PM allows rice export resumption from May 1

PM allows rice export resumption from May 1

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 28 agreed with the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s proposal to resume rice export from May 1, in accordance with Decree 107/2018/ND-CP on rice export business.

Ensuring food security becomes urgent: Minister

Ensuring food security becomes urgent: Minister

Ensuring food security is an urgent issue at present with food supply sources and access to safe food supplies being seriously affected, especially by climate change, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh said at a forum in Hanoi on November 5.

Youth to take part in reducing food waste

Youth to take part in reducing food waste

Young people play an important role in reducing food waste and contributing to food security, said Nguyen Tuan Khoi, founder and CEO of non-profit Foodbank Vietnam.

Vietnam, Netherlands agree to enhance agricultural partnership

Vietnam, Netherlands agree to enhance agricultural partnership

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong and Dutch Vice Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Marjolijn Sonnema discussed ways to boost partnership in sustainable agriculture and food security in Hanoi on April 9.

ASEAN+3 to contribute more to regional economic connectivity

ASEAN+3 to contribute more to regional economic connectivity

Foreign ministers of ASEAN countries and three partner nations - China, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan (ASEAN+3) - met in Singapore on August 4, agreeing on the need for ASEAN+3 to continue contributing to economic connectivity and opening trend in the region.

Workshop seeks to optimise agri-silviculture

Workshop seeks to optimise agri-silviculture

More than 100 delegates from Southeast Asian countries gathered at a workshop in the central city of Da Nang on June 26 to seek measures for harnessing the potential of agro-forestry for a prosperous and resilient ASEAN.

APPF-26 debates economics-trade issues

APPF-26 debates economics-trade issues

The second plenary session of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia – Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) took place on January 19 afternoon to discuss economic and trade matters.

Vietnam zeroes in on hunger elimination

Vietnam zeroes in on hunger elimination

Poverty alleviation and hunger eradication has been a consistent priority for Vietnam and the country is committed to achieving these goals in cooperation with the international community, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said in Hanoi on December 13.

Vietnam strides with APEC economies towards food security

Vietnam strides with APEC economies towards food security

Vietnam, a country grounded on agriculture and an important player in the global food system, is partnering with other members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to ensure food security in the face of climate change.

UN expert to assess food security in Vietnam

UN expert to assess food security in Vietnam

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, will visit Vietnam from November 13-24 to gather first-hand information on the country’s food situation, including the impact of climate change.