Vietnam, Mozambique discuss promoting agricultural ties

02/08/2017 20:37

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh held a working session in Hanoi on August 2 with Vice Minister for Agriculture and Food Security of Mozambique Luisa Caetano Meque to discuss promoting agricultural ties.

Vietnam commited to join global effort to prevent animal-born disease

14/07/2017 15:24

PSNews- An international conference themed“Strengthening One Health Cooperation in line with the National One Health Strategic Plan (OHSP), 2016-2020” was co-held by the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and other international organizations on July 12.

Forest coverage reaches over 40%: ministry

17/05/2017 22:29

As of December 31, 2016, Vietnam had a total forest area of nearly 14.378 million hectares, including over 10.242 million hectares of natural forest and more than 4.135 million hectares of planted area, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam food sector needs a complete overhaul

23/04/2017 20:12

Feeding the growing populace with both nutritious and sustainable food will require substantial improvements to what is currently a ‘broken’ national food system, says the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Finland helps Vietnam build forest management database

09/03/2017 09:51

The management and sharing of data on forests in Vietnam was the main topic of a workshop co-organised in HCM City on March 8 by the General Department of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Finnish Embassy.

Vietnamese fruit sent to tough markets

25/11/2016 09:50

Vietnam exported nearly 10,000 tonnes of fresh fruit to choosy markets such as the United States, Canada, the Republic of Korea and Japan in the first 10 months of this year.

Vietnamese consumers lose interest in Chinese fruit

13/11/2016 13:28

The volume of Chinese fruit reaching Vietnam collapsed by 60 percent on-year to 120,000 tons in the first 10 months of 2016, according to Hoang Trung, head of the Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

VN halts Ghana cotton imports

15/10/2016 12:15

Hanoi - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued a decision on halting raw cotton imports from Ghana.

Vietnam strives to raise forest coverage to 45%

05/05/2017 22:01

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 4 announced the National REDD Action Programme, which aims to increase forest cover to 45 percent of national territory and contribute to an 8 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Organic agriculture seeks solutions to grow

05/04/2017 11:09

Organic agriculture is an important direction for the development of Vietnam’s agriculture, given the growing demand for quality and food safety, according to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.