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.
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.
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.