Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong pointed to a range of bottlenecks hindering agricultural restructuring at a debate of the 14th National Assembly’s second meeting in Hanoi on November 2.
Public procurement has a very important role to play in the development of each country; however, it is typically one of the most vulnerable areas for corruption. UNODC estimates that corruption and fraud may amount to 10 – 25 percent of procurement budgets (UNODC, 2014).
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is prompting preparations for the possibility of an invasion by desert locusts in the time ahead.
Export revenue in April from agro-forestry-fisheries products was estimated at 2.9 billion USD, down 16.9 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has reported.
Vietnam's export value of wood and wooden products reached 2.7 billion USD in the first quarter of 2020, representing a year-on-year increase of over 16 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
A working delegation of Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development led by its Deputy Minister Le Quoc Doanh paid a working trip to the US from February 24 – 29 to discuss boosting farming production trade between the two countries.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has suggested the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) transfer virus samples to Vietnam to study and produce vaccine against African swine fever (ASF) in the country.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on August 21 said the target of re-organising agricultural and forestry companies by 2020 is within reach.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked the central coastal provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Phu Yen to take urgent actions and find solutions in response to the EU’s warning about illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
A forum on agricultural production and consumption promotion will be held in Hanoi for the first time, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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.
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).
A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam is attending the 11th Global Agriculture Leadership Summit in New Delhi, India from November 24-25.
The export turnover of tra fish is forecast to hit US$2.1 billion in 2018, up 22% against the previous year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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 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.
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).
Vietnam is now the seventh biggest tea producer in the world and the fifth biggest exporter of the product.
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.
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.