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Vietnam | 11 January 2018
Vietnam agriculture gets nuclear boost

Director of the Department on Advantages and Disadvantages of Mutation at the Agriculture Genetics Institute Lê Đức Thảo (centre) visits a soya bean field. — Photo laodong.vn Lê Đức Thảo, Director of...


Vietnam | 30 December 2017
New UN agency projects to boost farming practices

People around the world, especially poor farmers in developing Asian countries, will benefit through the use of nuclear techniques in combatting diseases affecting farm animals and improve water manag...


Vietnam | 18 December 2017
Danang calls for $68m investment into high-tech agriculture

On December 15, Danang held a forum to seek high-tech agriculture investments. At the event, experts said that Vietnam is among countries which have been hardest hit by natural disasters, so it was...


Vietnam | 15 December 2017
Int'l organic agriculture forum kicks off in Vietnam

An international forum on organic agriculture kicked off here on Friday with the participation of over 400 delegates across the world. During the two-day forum, the delegates, including representat...


Vietnam | 1 December 2017
Time for Vietnam agriculture to go hi-tech

It’s time for the Vietnamese agro-forestry-fishery industry to promote the application of modern agricultural equipment and technologies to build a sustainable industry. After more than 30 years of...


Vietnam | 6 September 2017
Vietnam seeks global help to lift agriculture sector

For the first time on August 25, Australia announced its agriculture strategy in Việt Nam, identifying economics, innovation and security as priorities in the agriculture co-operation between the two ...


Vietnam | 17 March 2017
Vietnamese dairy TH True Milk to invest further $1.7bn in Russia

Vietnamese dairy group TH True Milk will invest a further $1.7 billion in establishing a dairy operation in eastern Russia. The investment will help the company to meet demand in China and Japan fo...


Vietnam | 4 March 2017
Vietnam to suspend import of agricultural products from India

The Vietnam government has announced it will suspend the import of five agricultural products from India after several consignments were found to be contaminated with peanut beetle. Agriculture min...


Vietnam | 21 February 2017
Bird flu returns to Vietnam; outbreaks kill thousands of poultry

Nearly 6,000 chickens have been killed or culled after four months of no reported cases. Two bird flu outbreaks among poultry have emerged in Vietnam's central and southern regions, the animal heal...


Vietnam | 23 December 2016
VietABank contributes to hi-tech agriculture development

VietABank has offered a preferential loan totalling VNĐ500 billion (US$22 million) to support businesses in hi-tech agriculture. Companies, households and agricultural production units could be giv...


Vietnam | 8 December 2016
Only 1% of firms invest in Vietnamese agriculture

Most of these investors had not undertaken professional investment activities and not applied hi-tech and state-of-the-art equipment in their projects, he told business representatives at a dialogue o...


Vietnam | 25 July 2016
Vietnam agriculture in ‘race to the bottom’

Consequently, Dr Banh, who is head of the Department of Agricultural, Forestry, and Fishery Products and Salt Production, said buyers view them as highly interchangeable with those of competitors. ...


Vietnam | 12 July 2016
Vietnamese billionaires investing in agriculture

Five years ago, on the back of the real estate market freezing, Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group (HAGL) owned by Doan Nguyen Duc, one of the most influential businessmen in Vietnam, announced its plan to inves...


Vietnam | 18 May 2016
Vietnam developing hi-tech agriculture

According to Vietnam's Director of the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD) Nguyen Do Anh Tuan, Vietnam needs to promote hi-tech agriculture, as a means to i...


Vietnam | 6 May 2016
Hi-tech agriculture a growing trend in Vietnam

Director of the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD) Nguyen Do Anh Tuan stated that Vietnam’s agriculture needed to develop in depth and on a broader scale t...


Vietnam | 6 January 2016
Prime Minister assigns key tasks for agriculture sector

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday assigned key tasks for the country's agriculture sector this year and the next five years while attending a conference in Ha Noi to review the sector's 2015 pe...


Vietnam | 31 December 2015
Power, agriculture sectors brace for water shortages

Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development have agreed to regulate water held in hydropower reservoirs power supplies and water for agricultural production act...


Vietnam | 17 November 2015
Investors hunt for farmland to make quick profits

A businessman in the real estate sector in HCM City said he bought 5 hectares of land in Binh Duong province near the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Zone and 10 hectares of land in Quang Nam, planning t...


Vietnam | 21 September 2015
Cheap US chicken: Vietnam poultry producers say trade fraud was committed

Vietnamese poultry producers said some trade fraud might have been committed, allowing US chicken to be sold at "unreasonably" low prices in the local market, Saigon Times Online reported. Tran Duy...


Vietnam | 2 July 2015
World Bank supports agriculture, education reforms in Vietnam

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved $315 million in two credits for Vietnam to support the government’s agriculture restructuring plan and help with the revision of a new education ...


Vietnam | 19 March 2015
Vietnam approves commercial GMO crops

Vietnamese farmers nationwide are now able to plant three varieties of genetically-modified (GM) corn from the Swiss firm Syngenta, according to a new government's rule announced Wednesday. The thr...


Vietnam | 8 December 2014
Australia's FTA with China has Vietnamese cattle importers nervous

It's been a record year for live cattle exports to Vietnam, but importers are anxious about the recent Free Trade Agreement between Australia and China and the impact it could have on future supply. ...


Vietnam | 15 August 2014
Vietnam detects first A/H5N6 virus in poultries

Vietnam has detected the A/H5N6 virus in poultries for the first time in the country, according to the Department of Veterinary under Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Thursday. The ...


Vietnam | 4 August 2014
Satellite technology to be applied in agriculture sector

Viet Nam plans to use remote sensing technology to boost production of key crops, deputy minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh said at a conference last week. Remote sensing, ...


Vietnam | 1 May 2014
Vietnam requires dairy firms to set annual price caps

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung approved a Finance Ministry plan, Tuesday, designed to impose one-year price caps on children's dairy products, after researchers reported the major firms had implemente...


Vietnam | 12 March 2014
Record growth in live cattle exports to Vietnam

Meat and Livestock Australia's (MLA) prediction that live cattle exports to Vietnam would decline this year is proving to be way off the mark. In its annual projections released in January, MLA sai...


Vietnam | 22 January 2014
Average Welsh farm business income drops 30%

The average farm business income in Wales fell by 30% to £28,400 last year, latest figures show. Dairy farms' income was £45,100, while that for cattle and sheep farms was £22,900 in less favoured ...


Vietnam | 21 January 2014
Record cattle exports to Vietnam in 2013

Record numbers of cattle were exported to Vietnam last year, making it the second biggest customer for northern Australia's live cattle trade. The market took over 68,000 head of Australian cattle,...


Vietnam | 17 January 2014
Against the grain: Rice farming in Vietnam

The prospect from Sam mountain, a rocky outcrop in southern Vietnam’s Mekong delta, is timeless. Paddy fields shine emerald. Irrigation canals reflect the sunlight like mirrors. Three times a year...


Vietnam | 29 December 2013
Vietnamese rice farmers abandon their fields

Rice may be a staple in the Vietnamese diet, but the country may face a shortage of the crop as struggling farmers leave their jobs. Some farmers, such as those in the Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, have ...