Vietnam has diverse tropical agricultural products and specialities that can be exported to Australia, said Le Quoc Doanh, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development at a Vietnam-Australia agriculture policy dialogue held in Canberra on May 8.
The government will continue paying close attention to agriculture and rural areas and create the best environment for their development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said during a dialogue with farmers in the northern province of Hai Duong on April 9.
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).
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.
Five Vietnamese students have completed an agricultural MSc programme, the third course, carried out under cooperation between the Arava International Centre for Agriculture Training (AICAT) and Tel Aviv University (TAU) of Israel.
The second Bulgaria Rose and Friends Festival will be held in Hanoi next month with 1,000 rose trees imported from Bulgaria to be displayed.
A workshop on new techniques under the Consortium for Unfavourable Rice Environments (CURE) was held in Can Tho city on January 30, highlighting the need to turn challenges into opportunities for Mekong Delta agriculture.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) will continue to work towards an institutional breakthrough for promoting the agglomeration of land for large-scale agricultural production.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has accomplished targets set by the government this year, said Deputy Minister Ha Cong Tuan during a press conference in Hanoi on December 29.
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.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Belgian Embassy in Vietnam held a workshop in Hanoi on November 23 to review Vietnam – Belgium farming cooperation.
No longer a new or luxurious concept, hi-tech and high-quality agricultural products are now a must for modern Vietnamese consumers.
Vietnamese dragon fruit went up for sale at Australian grocery stores from September 24 after nine years of negotiations, following lychees and mangoes.
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.
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).
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.
Early season flooding and heavy rainfall have severely damaged thousands of hectares of rice fields in the Mekong Delta province of Long An.
Preserving biodiversity in Vietnam was the main topic of discussion at a workshop on May 5 in Hanoi.
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.
Excitement is already building for an international milk and dairy expo – Vietnam Dairy 2017 – set to transpire May 31-June 3 at the Cultural Friendship Palace in Hanoi.