Vietnam hopes to have 3,843 products qualified for standards of One Commune-One Product (OCOP) programmes by this year, said deputy minister of agriculture and rural development Tran Thanh Nam at a conference in Hanoi on January 9.
A forum to create connection and promote cooperation between Vietnamese and Japanese enterprises operating in agriculture was held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in Hanoi on September 19.
Vietnamese exports of agricultural products must meet food safety, quality and traceability requirements to China which now requires that exports be sent through official channels only, heard a recent workshop in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam and China have reached consensus on further bolstering agricultural cooperation.
Vietnam and India have defined biotechnology in agriculture and healthcare, super-computing and remote sensing as among key areas to drive bilateral trade to US$15 billion by 2020, the Indian government has said.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam is attending the 11th Global Agriculture Leadership Summit in New Delhi, India from November 24-25.
Vietnam must strive hard to achieve the target of 15,000 effective cooperatives by 2020, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has been asked to clarify policies on compensation and support for resettlement when building irrigational and hydropower works; dam and reservoir safety; and measures to stabilise ethnic minorities’ lives in the northern mountainous region.
The seafood companies should work closer with various ministries such as trade and industry and foreign affairs to overcome trade barriers that hinder Vietnamese seafood exports, a top agriculture official said.
Goods temporarily imported for re-export can be kept in Vietnam for no more than 60 days from the date of completion of customs formalities, according to a new Governmental decree.
Hundreds of university and college graduates who had studied farming and breeding will be assigned to work in agricultural cooperatives beginning this year.
Relevant agencies need to better promote trade and remove barriers so as to earn US$40 billion from agro-forestry-fishery exports this year, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam.
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.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held a conference in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on October 24 to gather ideas for the national programme on “One Commune, One Product” (OCOP).
VOV.VN - A large group of representatives from Vietnam were among the exhibitors from 65 countries at the opening Tuesday, September 11 of – World Food Moscow 2017 – at the Expocentre in the Russian capital.
A workshop was held in Hanoi on August 31 to collect opinions from experts, manufacturers and businesses to build a decree on organic farming development in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is excited to be hosting a logo contest aimed at picking a winning national design to make the Vietnamese rice brand stand out.
China has announced a list of 22 Vietnamese companies which are eligible for exporting rice to the country through official channels, according to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam.
Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports are on track to reach the target of US$2.5 billion for 2016, yet the standstill in rice exports has made the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) more determined to carry out trade promotion activities on the Philippine market in the future.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged ministries to accelerate the building of institutions for the national target programme on building new-style rural areas as the current pace has yet to meet the demand.