Agricultural policy and administration

3% annual growth for agriculture by 2020: Ministry

Việt Nam’s agriculture sector is aiming for annual growth of a minimum 3 per cent, with labour productivity improving 3.5 per cent a year by 2020, said agriculture deputy minister Hà Công Tuấn.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

VN must focus on intellectual property

Lack of attention to registering brand names and geographical indications is causing difficulties to Vietnamese agricultural products, which are sometimes shut out of other markets after their names are usurped by others.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Experts: Room for technological use in agriculture remains huge

Room for technological application in agriculture remains huge, experts said during “Vision and Solutions for the Sustainable Development of Smart Agriculture” seminar held in Hanoi on August 21. Experts said Vietnam should actively establish partnerships with countries that take the lead in science and technology, such as ...

Cooperatives’ quantity, quality must go together: Deputy PM

The National Assembly issued Resolution 32/2016/QH14 on continuing to improve the implementation of the national target programme on building new-style rural areas in association with agricultural restructuring. Meanwhile, Decision 461/QD-TTg of the Prime Minister aims at developing 15,000 effective agricultural cooperatives and cooperative unions by ...

Post harvest losses hinder VN exports

Post-harvest losses not only refer to the quantity of lost crops, but also any reduction in their quality and access to international markets, experts have said.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Community-based innovations could help "save" environment

With new knowledge and techniques, local communities can apply innovations to adapt to quick environmental changes. This is the main content of the workshop “Building Community Capacity in Response to Mekong Delta Environmental Changes” which was held on December 28.Keep reading  ...

Lan Nguyen

Food management a top concern

Despite natural disasters and market regression, in the past 11 months, Việt Nam’s total agriculture, forestry and aquaculture export turnover hit US$33.14 billion, though food management still has room for improvement.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam acts to ensure food security amidst climate change

Vietnam is taking urgent action to ensure food security against the negative effects of climate change, which has resulted in heat waves, forest fires, floods and sea level rise in recent years. Sunlight, temperature and rainfall are the main drivers of crop cultivation, hence, agriculture is ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Mekong Delta provinces call for investments in agriculture

Three Mekong Delta provinces, Long An, Tien Giang and Dong Thap, have called on investors to develop 16 agriculture projects worth trillions of Vietnam dong, heard an investment promotion conference in Long An last Saturday.Keep reading ...

Trung Chanh

Resolution aims for sustainable Mekong Delta development

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has signed a resolution to sustainably develop the Mekong Delta as apart of an effort to cope with climate change. Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

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