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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The export value of fruits and vegetables hit US$292 million in November, bringing the 11-month figure to US$3.16 billion, up 43.2% annually, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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.
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.