Agriculture and fishing

Fishing, fisheries and aquaculture

Mekong Delta shrimp crops a sweet success

Farmers in the Mekong Delta provinces are busy with a fruitful crop of shrimp, which is an abundant material source for its export industry. With the support of technologies and good co-operation between enterprises and ­farmers, Vietnam’s shrimp-­producing industry is ­developing with bigger ­quantities and better ...

Agricultural insurance protects farmers against crop, livestock losses

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a decision on the implementation of agricultural insurance policy. Under Decision No. 22/2019/QD-TTg dated June 26, 2019, such plants, animals and aquaculture products like rice, cow, buffalo, black tiger shrimp and while-leg shrimp will receive support of agricultural insurance ...

Kien Giang province recovers protective forests

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has recovered its protective forests along coastal areas by enlisting the help of local residents to plant and protect mangrove trees. The management board in cooperation with the local households and organisations that protect mangrove forest buffer zones has protected ...

Prolonged rain and waste caused mass fish death on La Ngà River: official

Changes to the water environment on the La Ngà River in southern province of Đồng Nai have been blamed for the death of nearly 1,000 tonnes of fish this month, provincial officials have said.Director of the province’s Agriculture and Rural Development Department Huỳnh Thành Vinh said rain lasting ...

National Steering Committee on IUU fishing prevention set up

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has approved the establishment of a National Steering Committee on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Prevention and Control. Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng will head the committee.The committee is expected to help the PM to deal with important and inter-sector issues related to IUU ...

Vietnam eyes sustainable mariculture development

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is making a strategy on mariculture development until 2030 with a vision to 2050 to submit to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc for approval. The strategy looks to achieve breakthroughs in marine farming with the purpose of building ...

Vietnam to host int’l workshop on management of marine debris

Regional cooperation to preserve the marine environment and ensure sustainable fisheries management and food security in the ASEAN region will be the focus of discussion at an international workshop to be held in Nha Trang in the central province of Khanh Hoa from May 13-15.The ...

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 ...

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Projects to revive fishery resources in central provinces launched

The Prime Minister has instructed authorities of the central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue to carry out fishery projects using compensation from the Taiwanese-invested Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation.The projects are expected to improve logistics and services ...

First shrimp online transaction floor debuts

Vietnam’s first shrimp online transaction floor made its first public appearance in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 5, helping farmers get the highest possible prices for their product and updates on the cultivation and trade.Keep reading ...

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