TAGs: MARD

Forest coverage to rise to 47.25% in 2017

20/12/2016 16:35

The forestry sector will protect, develop and sustainably use existing forest areas and land fund for forest development with a view to raising the country’s forest coverage to 47.25% in 2017.

Vietnam tea exporters enjoy record year

14/12/2016 14:15

Tea exports in the past eleven months reached 118,000 tonnes, earning US$197 million, increasing 7.1% in volume and 4.3 % in value compared to the same period last year.

Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing

23/09/2019 15:10

The application of advanced technology in preservation and processing is the most important factor in Vietnam’s rice value chain, said Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Hanoi to host agriculture, aquatic product fairs

18/09/2019 10:08

The 2019 International Agriculture Trade Fair (AgroViet) and an aquatic product fair will be held in Hanoi in coming weeks, heard a press conference hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on September 17.

Vietnam to manage coffee quality through new database

24/05/2019 15:40

A database of coffee areas would be used as a digital tool to assist partners in managing coffee plantations and quality in Vietnam, participants heard at a workshop held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and Global Coffee Platform (GCP) in Hanoi on May 23.

JICA support Vietnam to promote local planning to reduce natural disaster risks

06/03/2019 11:41

The “Workshop for promoting the implementation of the Sendai Framework ― Local natural disaster risk reduction (DRR) Planning” was jointly organized in Hanoi on March 6 by the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VNDMA) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)’s Vietnam Office.

Cultivation targets 21 billion USD in export revenue

10/01/2019 11:25

The Department of Crop Production under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set the goals of 1.7 percent production growth and 21 billion USD in export revenue for the cultivation sector in 2019.

Ministry strives to speed up One Commune-One Product programme

18/12/2018 10:12

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has asked heads of the steering committee for national target programmes and leaders of localities to apply various measures to speed up the One Commune-One Product (OCOP) programme.

Veggie exports hit US$3.5 billion in 11 months

03/12/2018 20:29

Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable export value hit US$3.5 billion in the first 11 months of 2018, up 11.6% year-on-year, said the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Seafood exports fetch US$4.63 billion in seven months

05/08/2018 20:48

Vietnam’s seafood export value in the first seven months of 2018 was estimated at US$4.63 billion, up 6.3% over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Seafood exports likely to fall short of US$10 billion target

26/07/2018 19:08

Vietnamese seafood companies need to work harder to realise the export target of US$10 billion set by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) when oversea shipments in during January-July were estimated at only US$4.66 billion.

Fishing boats requested to turn on positioning devices round the clock

14/05/2018 23:33

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has sent a document to People’s Committees of coastal provinces and cities, requesting ship owners and captains to turn on satellite-positioning devices (Movimar) round the clock when going fishing offshore.

No more illegal fishing since beginning of 2018

08/05/2018 10:07

There are no longer fishing boats that have committed illegal catching since the beginning of 2018, heard a conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on May 5. 

Vietnam to keep sugarcane area at 300,000ha by 2030

23/04/2018 17:16

Vietnam will keep its sugarcane growing area stable at 300,000 hectares until 2030 in parallel with increasing sugar output and quality, according to a plan on the sugar industry’s development until 2020 with a vision to 2030.