Agriculture and fishing

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

Govt asks ministry to consider removing obstacles for sugar industry

The Government Office has asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to consider recent reports that local sugar industry could be hit hard by  commitments of the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) which is set to take effect in early 2018. Statistics from ...

Ng.Nga - C.Nhan

Vietnam won’t tolerate IUU fishing: MARD

Vietnam will never tolerate or permit activities related to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Vu Van Tam has said.Keep reading  ...

VNA Reporter

Water resource conflicts rising in VN: experts

Water resources have become a source of increasing conflict, highlighting issues of unsustainable exploitation and environmental degradation, experts say. The conflicts are at several levels – between development policy and preserving the environment, damage claims over, and access to water for daily life and production.Keep ...

VNS Reporter

Hydropower dams endangering aquatic resources on Serepok River

 The rich aquatic resources on Serepok River are in danger as more hydropower dams are being built on the mainstream, leading to changes in the water current and environment. Serepok has a basin area of 12,030 square kilometers in Vietnam and mainstream total length of 290 ...

Thien Nhien

Developing sustainable agriculture adaptable to climate change

With the participation of 21 economies representing 39% of the world’s population and 57% of global GDP, APEC is considered the most regional economic forum worldwide, making intensive and extensive impacts on member economies. In order to ease losses caused by climate changes, member economies ...

Thu Phuong

Landslides in Mekong Delta could lead to serious flooding

There are 562 landslide spots in Mekong Delta with total length of over 786 kilometers, according to the General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control.Keep reading   ...

VietNamNet Reporter

Vietnam releases water from brimming reservoirs as APEC summit nears

Vietnam released water from seven dangerously full reservoirs on Tuesday to avoid further flooding, after a weekend typhoon killed nearly 90 people. Authorities said particular effort was being made to avoid flooding around the city of Danang, which will host U.S. President Donald Trump, China’s Xi ...

Mai Nguyen

Vietnam farm produce exporters face more technical barriers overseas

As of October, the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development had received 45 notifications, including 35 of which coming from nations adjusting maximum residue limits (MRL) in agricultural products. Vietnam’s exports of agricultural products, thus, will face more and more technical barriers in overseas markets.Keep reading  ...

Ngoc Hung

APEC increases investment in agriculture, rural areas

Vietnam, other APEC economies, and international organizations have paid special attention to ensure sustainable agricultural and rural development. APEC economies are expanding markets and financial services to boost the agricultural growth and reduce poverty sustainably.Keep reading ...

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