No more illegal fishing since beginning of 2018

08/05/2018 10:07

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. 

Solutions sought for sustainable fishery in Phu Yen

07/04/2018 15:50

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.

Seafood export turnover hit 1.11 billion USD

02/03/2018 17:14

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.

Cashew exports in eight months fetch US$2.2 billion

10/09/2017 08:40

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.

FAO pledges continuous support for Vietnam

25/08/2017 16:07

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.

Land, forest allocation policy proves effective

14/08/2017 20:12

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.

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.