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.

Measures urged to minimise agricultural pollution

13/12/2016 10:34

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked agencies under the ministry to roll out urgent measures to minimise and end environmental pollution and degradation due to agricultural activities.