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Land policies restrain Vietnam’s agricultural development

Land policies restrain Vietnam’s agricultural development

Scattered, small-sized land lots hamper farmers and stop companies from investing in agriculture, while barriers set by land accumulation policies also marginalise farmers and hinder the development of Vietnam’s agriculture.

Vietnam’s agriculture needs sustainable solutions

Vietnam’s agriculture needs sustainable solutions

To achieve sustainable development, Vietnam’s agriculture sector needs to improve productivity and quality as well as define the market structure for each farming product, experts said at the Vietnam agricultural outlook conference on May 24 in Hanoi.

Opportunities for Vietnam’s fruits, vegetables export

Opportunities for Vietnam’s fruits, vegetables export

The global demand for fruits and vegetables is forecast to soar in the near future, affording Vietnam a chance to expand to choosy markets such as Japan, the Republic of Korea and the US, as heard a seminar in Hanoi on May 24.

Farmers hail land tax waiver

Farmers hail land tax waiver

An estimated 12.5 million people will be eligible for agriculture land tax exemption, leaving merely 77,000 people still subject to this tax.

Economy slows, forcing re-think on ‘inclusive growth’

Economy slows, forcing re-think on ‘inclusive growth’

VOV.VN - Expansion of the nation’s gross domestic product has slowed to 5.52% in the first half of 2016 hurt by a crippling drought linked to the El Nino weather phenomenon, says the General Statistics Office.

Firms vie for safe food ventures

Firms vie for safe food ventures

Amid growing concerns in Vietnam about unsafe food, many foreign and local firms are exploring opportunities to produce safe food in the country.

Hi-tech agriculture a growing trend

Hi-tech agriculture a growing trend

Technology is regarded as the key to agricultural restructuring and the solution to tackling food security and agricultural produce quality.

Agribusiness a fallow field

Agribusiness a fallow field

Vietnam’s agricultural business climate has been on the wane, hampering the country’s efforts to lure more foreign investments into this sector.

Cultivating sustainable agriculture in Vietnam

Cultivating sustainable agriculture in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Agriculture is poised to drive a new era of economic growth for Vietnam, if the nation focuses on revolutionizing how smallholder farms are operated and implements needed institutional reforms, say experts.

Veggies, seafood sectors to benefit from TPP

Veggies, seafood sectors to benefit from TPP

Vegetables, fruits and seafood are expected to benefit much from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement despite concerns that agriculture will be one of the most vulnerable sectors.

Farm produce faces unpredictable future

Farm produce faces unpredictable future

Current factors, including the global recession, Chinese yuan devaluation and global oversupply, do not support Vietnamese farm exports, experts say.

Report on rural household survey announced

Report on rural household survey announced

Information related to socio-economy, household income, land and migration collected through rural household surveys conducted in 12 provinces in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014, was detailed in a report released at a workshop in Hanoi on August 26.

Insurance for coffee trees against natural calamities

Insurance for coffee trees against natural calamities

Various kinds of agricultural insurance designed for coffee trees in Vietnam were discussed in depth during a seminar in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highland province of Dak Lak on August 21.