Export revenues of agro-forestry-fishery products in April is estimated to hit 3.5 billion USD, pushing the figure in the first four months of this year to 12.4 billion USD, equivalent to the figure recorded in the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The southern province of Binh Duong strives to have 5-7 new-style rural communes and raise rural households’ access to the national grid to 99.99 percent this year.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has asked heads of the steering committee for national target programmes and leaders of localities to apply various measures to speed up the One Commune-One Product (OCOP) programme.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on December 12 requested the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) to better perform its role in connecting the Party and State with farmers, protecting the legitimate rights and interests of farmers, and proposing policies for agriculture, farmer and rural development.
The capital city of Hanoi is leading the country in terms of rural development and is setting an example for the nation with 294 out of 386 communes meeting or exceeding the Government’s new rural development standards.
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.
Hanoi will arrange over VND72 trillion (US$3.24 billion) to implement a programme on developing agriculture, building new-style rural areas, and improving quality of local life in 2016-2020.
HÀ NỘI – New-style rural areas should be built by farmers who have knowledge, creativity, and a startup spirit, said Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc.
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the southern province of Kien Giang has announced the list of 25 fishing vessels and owners violating the efforts to fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU) as required by the European Commission.
The 2017 French-Vietnamese Job Fair will take place at the Novotel Saigon Center Hotel in District 3, HCMC from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on May 6.
Canada will soon provide an aid package of about CAD15 million (US$11.3 million) for a food safety project in Vietnam.