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.

Multi-billion USD irrigation plan approved for Tay Nguyen

12/11/2018 21:24

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved a master plan on irrigation for the Tay Nguyen Central Highlands to 2030 with a vision to 2050 with total investment of more than 103 trillion VND (nearly 4.4 billion USD).

Promising future for rice exporters

27/09/2018 14:52

Vietnamese rice exports are expected to grow stronger by the end of the year after a brief lulling period, said Tran Van Cong, Deputy Director of the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam seeks to increase value of coffee products

06/08/2018 19:38

Vietnam aims to increase value of coffee products by processing more than 25% of its coffee beans by 2020, according to the Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam earns US$2.3 billion from vegetable, fruit exports

30/07/2018 17:39

Earnings from vegetable and fruit exports in the first seven months of the year are estimated at US$2.3 billion, a year-on-year surge of 12.6%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade).

VASEP urges Gov’t to protect Vietnam shrimp

15/06/2018 22:15

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has asked the Government to strengthen the control of temporary imports for re-export of shrimp from India and Ecuador.

Fund raising programme launched to support poor fishermen

09/05/2018 22:18

A fund raising programme was launched on May 8 in Hanoi by the Vietnam Red Cross Society, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the National Humanitarian Portal 1400 to support the country’s poor fishermen.

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. 

Solutions sought for sustainable fishery in Phu Yen

07/04/2018 15:50

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the People’s Committee of Phu Yen province co-hosted a conference on April 6 to seek ways to promote sustainable development of the local fishery sector.

Seafood export turnover hit 1.11 billion USD

02/03/2018 17:14

PSNews – Aquatic export hit 441 million USD in February, bringing the volume of seafood export in the first two months to over 1 billion USD, up 29% compared to the same period in 2017.

Cashew exports in eight months fetch US$2.2 billion

10/09/2017 08:40

Cashew exports fetched US$2.2 billion in the first eight months of 2017, a rise of 24.9 percent from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

FAO pledges continuous support for Vietnam

25/08/2017 16:07

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO) will continue accompanying Vietnam and supporting the country to implement underway programmes and projects, Assistant Director-General and FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific Kundhavi Kadiresan has said.

Land, forest allocation policy proves effective

14/08/2017 20:12

The policy of land and forest allocation for residential communities and ethnic households living in mountainous areas has proved effective over the past more than two decades, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.