TAGs: agriculture

Other crops to be planted on 120,138ha of rice fields in the south

19/03/2018 15:45

Some 120,138 ha of rice fields affected by a lack of water and saltwater intrusion in the southern region will be used to grow other crops in 2018, according to the Department of Crop Production under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Localities urged to gear towards shrimp production targets

09/03/2018 21:05

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked People’s Committees of cities and provinces with large areas of shrimp farms to employ different solutions in order to reach targets set in the national action plan for the development of the shrimp industry through 2025.


MPS and MARD promote cooperation in rural security

16/12/2017 20:57

PSNews – The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) co-organized a conference on December 14 to preliminarily review the implementation of Joint Circular No. 04/2015 / TTLT on coordination in ensuring security and safety for agriculture and rural development.

Temporary duties on fertiliser may hurt farmers

21/08/2017 15:34

The imposition of temporary safeguard duties on DAP and MAP fertiliser imports into Vietnam, which came into effect on August 19, is an effort to help protect the domestic fertiliser industry but might push up production costs for farmers.

Vietnam continues priorities of APEC Year 2017

19/08/2017 16:40

Climate resilient sustainable agriculture is one of 4 priorities that Vietnam has included in the agenda of the APEC Year 2017 with important meetings and events, including the 3rd Senior Officials Meeting (SOM3).

High-tech farming development sluggish

15/08/2017 15:01

The development of high-tech agriculture in Vietnam remains sluggish due to unplanned and small-scale production, and is not commensurate with the country’s comparative advantages and efforts.

Decree designed to encourage investment in agriculture

05/05/2017 09:16

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) said it is collecting opinions from organisations and individuals for a draft decree on policies to encourage investment in agriculture and rural development.

Agricultural Development of Central Highlands – seeking more Billionaire farmers

13/03/2017 14:13

PSNews- The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Central Highlands Steering Committee and the Vietnam Agricultural Academy co-organized a workshop on "Agricultural development in Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands)- a view of billionaire farmers" at the head office of the Central Highlands Steering Committee.