Low-carbon rice production helps Việt Nam meet emission target

Moving to low-carbon rice production offers the highest potential for Việt Nam to meet its goal of cutting methane emissions by 30 percent by 2030 while boosting the competitiveness of a strategic export item, according to a new World Bank report, titled “Spearheading Việt Nam’s ...

Vietnam aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in rice sector

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development last week held the first workshop on the implementation of Vietnam’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) in the rice sector. The workshop was organised in collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), the Climate Technology Center and Network ...

Rice industry must diversify products: experts

Despite having great potential, Vietnamese rice-based products remain rudimentary and unpolished, severely hampering their ability to compete on the global market, according to industry experts.According to the Department of Agro-Processing and Market Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Vietnam’s exports of ...

Rice exports set to skyrocket, renewable energy in high demand: trade minister

Việt Nam may take a global lead in rice exports for the year 2020, said Minister of Industry and Trade Trần Tuấn Anh in a report to the National Assembly on Monday (15/6).Speaking to the NA, the minister said as countries were trying to raise ...

Rice farmers told to follow sowing schedules amid saline intrusion, drought

Authorities have instructed farmers in the Mekong Delta to sow the summer-autumn rice crop on established schedules to mitigate the damage of drought, saltwater intrusion and disease.The Plant Cultivation Department has set schedules for sowing the crop in the delta between March and June. In ...

Vietnam suspends rice exports to ensure food security

Vietnam Customs has stopped issuing clearance for rice shipments to ensure food security as the Covid-19 pandemic intensifies. A decision issued by Vietnam Customs Deputy Director General Mai Xuan Thanh asks all provincial and municipal customs departments to stop registering customs declarations, as well as receiving ...

Anh Tu, Anh Minh

Vietnam gets help with rice cultivation

Vietnam is receiving support to apply remote sensor technology in rice production.Phase 3 of the project ‘Remote Sensing-based Information and Insurance for Crops in emerging Economies’ (RIICE) was launched in Hanoi on November 13. The Swiss-funded project will support the use of satellite data for ...

Rice damaged by hydroelectric plant construction

Rice paddy fields in a Central Highlands commune are facing drought after a river’s flow was diverted as the result of the construction a hydroelectric plant.More than 100ha of rice in Quảng Phú Commune, Krông Nô District, Đắk Nông Province has been affected since the Krông Nô River ...

RoK helps Vietnam improve rice value chain

A cooperation agreement on the implementation of a project on rice value chain improvement in the Hong River Delta was signed between representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Korea Rural Community Corporation (KRC) of in Hanoi on July 12.The project, ...

Rising seas threaten Vietnam’s top rice producer

Because of climate change, Kien Giang Province is struggling to maintain its place as Vietnam’s biggest rice producer – a distinction it has held for nearly two decades. The province is well positioned to produce rice. Located on the coast, in an area in Cuu ...

VietnamNet Reporter

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