A ceremony was held in Hanoi on October 16 to mark the 38th World Food Day and 40 years of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)’s presence in Vietnam.
Price stability is needed to ensure sustained growth of the cashew nut market and benefits for stakeholders in the cashew value chain, participants said at the 10th International Conference on Cashew in northeastern Quang Ninh province at the weekend.
The application of high technologies in cultivation, animal husbandry and fisheries has helped increase economic value by 10-30%.
Ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN to be opened in Hanoi on September 11, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Le Quoc Doanh has noted the outcomes of agricultural ties between Vietnam and the WEF and future cooperation prospects.
Working groups under the public-private partnership (PPP) format for agriculture products should build an effective cooperation mechanism in order to develop the market, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh said at an annual meeting of the group in Hanoi on August 16.
The Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development have urged six provinces in the northern central region to utilise land in the corridor of Ho Chi Minh Trail to develop high-tech agriculture.
Vietnam has obtained a licence to export its fresh rambutans to the fastidious market of New Zealand, while for more export success, local fresh fruit producers and farmers are urged to leverage international know-how to enhance their produce quality in order to meet global standards.
Australia’s cooperation and sharing through the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) in Vietnam has helped Vietnam improve its research capacity in the agricultural field, contributing to reducing poverty and raising farmers’ income.
Vietnam should call for international support in developing specific institutions and policies and technology transfer in order to address the environmental pollution of the livestock sector.
The southern province of Binh Phuoc aims to replant 25,000 hectares and conduct intensive cultivation on another 41,000 hectares of cashew by 2020.
The rice output during the 2017-2018 Winter-Spring crop in the southern region is estimated to reach 11.1 million tonnes, up over 1 million tonnes on a yearly basis.
The first Vietnamese Coffee Day opened on December 10 at the Lam Vien Square in Da Lat, aiming to boost productivity and quality while adding value to homegrown beans.
Experts and policy-makers from eight Southeast Asian countries gathered in a workshop on “The Role of Livestock in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia” in Hanoi on November 16.
There is a growing demand for nuts, including cashew, and dried fruits globally, offering a good opportunity for the industry, the ninth Vinacas Golden Cashew Rendezvous held in Phu Quoc heard on November 14.
Vietnam and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) agreed a country programme framework for cooperation between 2017 and 2021 during a ceremony to mark the 37th World Food Day held in northern Bac Kan province on October 14.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO) will continue accompanying Vietnam and supporting the country to implement underway programmes and projects, Assistant Director-General and FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific Kundhavi Kadiresan has said.
The development of high-tech agriculture in Vietnam remains sluggish due to unplanned and small-scale production, and is not commensurate with the country’s comparative advantages and efforts.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs jointly held a regional conference on food security in Hanoi on March 22.
The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research held a conference in Hanoi on March 6 to discuss the Vietnam-Australia agricultural cooperation strategy for 2017-2027.
Vietnam and Australia have reached a consensus on establishing a joint working group this year to bolster farming trade and cooperation between the sides.