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.
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.
Fruit and vegetable exports earned an estimated US$1.38 billion in the first five months of 2017, up 38% from the same period last year.
China has finally agreed in principle to remove restrictions on pork exports from Vietnam, says the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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.
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.
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.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has devised a 2017 trade promotion plan to remove obstacles in markets and increase exports of agro-forestry-fishery products.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) plans to hold more unscheduled inspections of food hygiene and safety in food production and trading this year.
As many as 1.7 trillion VND (74.8 million USD) will be spent on a vocational training plan for labourers in rural areas, heard a seminar in Hanoi on November 29.
Agro-forestry-fishery exports were estimated to reach US$2.69 billion in November, pushing total figure so far this year to US$29.1 billion, a rise of 5.9% over the same period last year.
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.
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.
Ministry officials discussed offering supplementary assistance to victims in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue, who were affected by the Formosa-caused environmental incident at a meeting in Hanoi on November 8.
Hanoi - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued a decision on halting raw cotton imports from Ghana.
A new steel-hulled fishing vessel with investment cost of VND 18 billion and operating range of 1500 nautical miles has been handed over to fisherman Phan Thanh Tri in Phu Dong commune, Tuy Hoa City.
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 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.
PSNews - The Department of Animal Health will send an official statement on the ban to relevant agencies of Brazil with the aim of implementing this decision.
Vietnam exported 1.79 million tonnes of coffee in 2016, earning US$3.36 billion, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.