National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has described the development of agriculture and rural areas as the country’s strategic task in the time to come.
(VOV) - A Swiss-funded project to improve public service provision in agriculture and rural development is underway in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh.
(VOV) -Vietnam has generated jobs for more than 5 million rural labourers in the past five years, reducing the annual poverty rate by 2% since 2008.
(VOV) - The agricultural sector must export its potential products, said Dr Dang Kim Son, Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD), in a recent interview with a VOV reporter.
(VOV) -The World Bank (WB) has pledged US$600 million in funding to flood prevention and control projects in HCM City.
The Son La provincial People’s Committee collaborated with the country’s ministries for health and rural development on September 29 to hold a meeting for World Rabies Day 2013.
(VOV) -Vietnam raked in US$618 million from exporting 94,000 tonnes of pepper in the first seven months of this year, retaining control of the global pepper market.
(VOV) -Vietnam shipped 4.22 million tonnes of rice abroad, earning US$1.88 billion, in the first seven months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Ho Chi Minh City will help members of ethnic minorities, families who have made contributions to the revolution, and eligible poor to work abroad, mostly in Japan and Malaysia.
(VOV) - The Central Highland provinces of Vietnam and southern provinces in Laos will further boost cooperation in poverty reduction and sustainable rural development.
(VOV) -A working delegation from France’s Val de Marne province, led by its President of General Council Christian Favier, is paying an official visit to the northern province of Yen Bai.
A World Bank-funded project has poured US$338 million into Vietnam’s rural areas this year.
(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on December 14 held a direct dialogue with delegates to the Youth Union's 10th National Congress in Hanoi.
(VOV) - Vietstock 2012 Expo and Conference, co-organized by the Department of Livestock Production and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), was opened in Ho Chi Minh City on October 10.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the low-carbon agricultural support project (LCASP) with a total capitalization of US$84 million.
Strict new conditions for rice exporters that take effect on October 1 are set to result in 50 enterprises losing export licences, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Import and Export Department.
ASEAN countries consider rural development and poverty reduction a key issue toward building a sound social welfare system to improve local people’s living conditions.
There are only 473 companies involved in seafood exports during the first five months of this year, down significantly from 800 companies in the same period last year.
Total official development assistance (ODA) capital for agriculture and rural development and poverty reduction in the 2006-2010 period reached more than US$3.34 billion.
Vietnam spent US$618 million importing animal feed in the first four months of this year, down 19.3 percent from the same period last year, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.