Agriculture

Agricultural production

Sustainability the goal for agricultural product consumption

The consumption of agricultural products will move towards diversity and sustainability, according to a newly-approved plan.Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc recently approved a plan to change agricultural product consumption in 2021 – 2025, with a vision to 2030. The plan will build a binding mechanism ...

Mid-term rural, agricultural survey to begin on July 1

A mid-term survey on rural areas and agriculture will be carried out in Vietnam’s 63 cities and provinces from July 1, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has announced. The survey will see direct interviews with households engaged in the agro-forestry-fishery sector, while staff at commune People’s Committees will file ...

Vietnam ranks fourth in Southeast Asia in food security

Vietnam was ranked fourth in Southeast Asia and 54th in the world on the Economist Intelligence Unit food security index.Vietnam did well in eight indicators – presence and quality of food safety net programmes, access to financing for farmers, change in average food costs, proportion ...

Husbandry industry drives to industrialisation

The animal husbandry industry has set an average growth target of 4 to 5 percent per year from 2020 to 2025, and 3-4 percent in 2026-2030. Livestock production would be developed by modernising and industrialising large-scale and household farms between 2020 and 2030, said Nguyễn Xuân Dương, ...

Workshop discusses climate change in Vietnam, Taiwan

An international workshop, titled ‘Climate Change and Agriculture: Status, Impact, Adaptation, Insurance in Vietnam and Taiwan’ has been held in Hanoi. The workshop announced an important product of the project – an English monograph titled “Climate Change and Agriculture: Status, Impact, Adaptation, Insurance in the Mekong ...

Vietnam develops anti-African swine fever vaccine

A vaccine against African swine fever (AFS) virus by the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS) has produced initial positive outcomes on experimental scale, unveiled Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong.The AFS disease, first discovered in Hung Yen on February 1 ...

Agricultural start-ups should focus on long-term strategy 

Agricultural start-ups should capitalise on the huge demand for safe agricultural products by developing long-term, sustainable production strategies, experts said at a seminar in HCM City on Thursday. The meeting, organised by Saigon Times newspaper, was held to encourage young agricultural firms and start-ups to create clean, safe farms and agricultural products by using advanced technology.Read ...

Internal, external factors challenge Vietnam’s coffee exports

Numerous challenges are facing the export of Vietnamese coffee, which has continually declined in both volume and value since the beginning of this year.According to Acting Director of Agro Processing and Market Development Department – Nguyen Quoc Toan, Global coffee prices have been affected by ...

Six key economic issues discussed at Private Sector Economic Forum

The discussions at the Vietnam Private Sector Economic Forum being held in Hanoi with government agencies, over 2,500 businesses and hundreds of experts and executives taking part, are being livestreamed on VnExpress, the two-day event’s co-organiser, and its other media outlets. Six sessions are scheduled, each to ...

Pham Van

Vietnam at high risk of African swine fever due to China outbreaks

Although no African swine fever cases have been reported in Vietnam, the country is at high risk of contamination by the highly contagious disease from China, where a total of 14 outbreaks have been recorded since early August, due to the illegal trade of processed ...

Thuy Dung

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