Japanese non-governmental organisation (NGO) Seed to Table (STT) has provided an assistance package worth US$55,000 for the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap to develop an organic agriculture project in the 2019-2022 period.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is drafting a project titled "Organic Agriculture Development for the period of 2020-2030". Accordingly, Vietnam will rank in the world top 15.
Vietnam has about 76,666 hectares of land for organic agricultural production, ranking seventh in Asia and third in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) revealed at a seminar in Hanoi on September 5.
With increasingly high demand, experts some years ago predicted that the organic food market would see a boom, but farmers have been reluctant to shift from traditional to organic production.
Along with the growing demand for organic food of Vietnamese people, the market for organic food has become a new land for businesses to embrace, with the presence of big, reputable foreign brands.
The Thanh Tam Bamboo Ecopark was inaugurated in Lam Son-Sao Vang urban area, in Tho Xuan district, the central province of Thanh Hoa on September 27.
The legal framework on supporting agricultural enterprises to shift to organic production has been set up, but this is not enough to kickstart the industry.
To meet the growing demand for organic foods, retailers are scouring for producers and also planning to invest in organic agriculture themselves.
Small earthworms hide giant benefits that have not been fully exploited in Vietnam’s agriculture. The hope that they will be used more widely and be less expensive has motivated 25-year-old Le Minh Vuong to keep pursuing his studies of worms during the past five years.
Japanese government non-refundable aid worth more than US$158,200 will be poured into the second phase of a project developing organic agriculture in the southern province of Ben Tre as a result of a contract signed on January 31.
VOV.VN - Organic agriculture and environmentally friendly farming are a global trend. The world has approximately 43 million ha of organic farm land and the estimated global market for organic food is around US$80 billion.
As many as 400 delegates from many countries around the world will attend an international forum on organic agriculture that will take place in Hanoi from December 15-16, revealed Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam.
The Ministry of Commerce is in the process of implementing the National Strategic Plan for Organic Agriculture 2017-2021, the second strategy after the termination of the first one in
Japanese businesses have expressed their wish to invest in organic agriculture and agricultural tourism in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang.
Planting areas for organic agriculture will be expanded, while trade and consumption of organic products will be promoted, according to the new strategy to develop the nation’s organic agriculture.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasised the need for the northern province of Thai Binh to become a pioneer in getting rich from a smart, organic and clean agriculture while attending a conference to promote investment in the locality’s agriculture on April 8.
Organic agriculture is an important direction for the development of Vietnam’s agriculture, given the growing demand for quality and food safety, according to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.
The An Phu Hung Joint Stock Company in the northern province of Ha Nam is cooperating with H.B.C International of Japan to carry out a project on vegetable growing and processing to serve both domestic consumption and export.