January 23, 2021 | 21:04 GMT +7

Planning the Mekong Delta: Forward-looking and Nature-based

Planning the Mekong Delta: Forward-looking and Nature-based

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Hoang Hiep emphasized that the planning of the Mekong Delta must be forward-looking and nature-based, but should be suitable for the existing infrastructure.

Plant one billion green trees by 2025

Plant one billion green trees by 2025

On the morning of January 22, Standing Deputy Minister Ha Cong Tuan worked with the Vietnam Administration of Forestry on the drafting of project 'Plant a billion trees in the period of 2021-2025'.

Vietnam rubber increases market share in China

Vietnam rubber increases market share in China

In the first 11 months of 2020, Vietnam was the second-largest rubber supplier to China with a value worth $1.51 billion, up 14.9% over the same period of 2019.

New Zealand is Vietnam’s largest milk supplier in 2020

New Zealand is Vietnam’s largest milk supplier in 2020

Vietnam spent over US$ 1billion importing milk and dairy products in 2020. Most of the imported milk and dairy products to the country last year were from New Zealand.

Climate change causes vast losses worth VND2,500 billion to Vietnam

Climate change causes vast losses worth VND2,500 billion to Vietnam

Data shows that climate change is seriously threatening food security sustainability in the world and in Vietnam: FAO Official

Lobster farmers in Song Cau area suffered heavy losses

Lobster farmers in Song Cau area suffered heavy losses

Storm no.12 caused floods in the lobster farming area in Xuan Dai Bay (Song Cau town, Phu Yen), leading to mass death of lobsters due to freshwater shock.

Antibiotics use in aquaculture can increase by up to 33% globally

Antibiotics use in aquaculture can increase by up to 33% globally

According to results of a recent Nature’s study.

Vietnam’s exports of wooden frame chairs sharply increase

Vietnam’s exports of wooden frame chairs sharply increase

Despite negative impacts of Covid-19 on global trade, Vietnam’s exports of wooden frame chairs in 2020 achieved a very high growth rate.

Imported Chinese sturgeons pose challenge to domestic producers

Imported Chinese sturgeons pose challenge to domestic producers

A large number of sturgeon with unclear origin are on sale in local markets, posing challenges for fish farmers in Vietnam.

Vinamilk exports first large batch of milk to China in 2021

Vinamilk exports first large batch of milk to China in 2021

Vinamilk has exported 10 containers of seed milk to China early this year and is expected to ship five more containers of sweetened condensed milk products to China in the near future.

Improving the quality of macadamia by grafting

Improving the quality of macadamia by grafting

The old and poor quality macadamia gardens are being "rejuvenated" by the method of grafting. Grafted trees grow quickly, creating high quality products.

Thailand: Rice exports remain gloomy

Thailand: Rice exports remain gloomy

The free on board price of Thai white rice 5% is now quoted at US$530 a tonne, while the Vietnam price is $490-500 per tonne.

Vinh Phuc promotes cow raising on bio-buffer

This is a model of cow raising on bio-buffer of Khong Minh Tuan, a farmer in Nghia Hung commune, Vinh Tuong district, Vinh Phuc province.

Government website on Employment Service launched

Government website on Employment Service launched

The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs in coordination with the Korean Embassy has just held the Opening ceremony for the Employment Service Portal (ESIP) in Hanoi.

Message of Congratulation

Message of Congratulation

Message of Congratulation by Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong at the online broadcasting to celebrate the 71st anniversary of VIETNAM - CHINA DIPLOMATIC RELATION ESTABLISHMENT.

Mekong Delta Planning’s draft in 2021-30: respects for ecosystem’s operation, adapts to climate change

Mekong Delta Planning’s draft in 2021-30: respects for ecosystem’s operation, adapts to climate change

The draft of Mekong Delta Planning in the period of 2021-30 has three highlights, including respecting for the natural operation of the ecosystem.

Industry 4.0 technologies urged for food safety management

Industry 4.0 technologies urged for food safety management

Ministries, agencies, localities and enterprises need speed up the application of Industry 4.0 technologies in managing food safety, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien.

Vietnam rice exports to the Philippines reach over US$1 billion in 2020

Vietnam rice exports to the Philippines reach over US$1 billion in 2020

Vietnam exported a record volume of rice to Phillippines last year, earning over US$1 billion for the first time, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnamese wood products temporarily free from US tariffs

Vietnamese wood products temporarily free from US tariffs

There has been no punitive tariff on Vietnamese wood product export to the US after the US Trade Representative (USTR) has issued the report on the probes of 'Vietnam’s currency and timber practices'.

Operate Cai Be, Cai Lon sluice soon to prevent drought and salinity, said Deputy Minister

Operate Cai Be, Cai Lon sluice soon to prevent drought and salinity, said Deputy Minister

Cai Be sewer should be operated from February, while Cai Lon should be started in May, to promptly take the effectiveness in the prevention of drought and saline in the 2021 dry season.

Vietnam to increase domestic coffee consumption

Vietnam to increase domestic coffee consumption

As coffee export was forecast to face many difficulties this year, the industry would promote the domestic consumption as an important solution to reduce export pressure. 

Top Five Global Trends Revolutionizing Agriculture in 2021

Top Five Global Trends Revolutionizing Agriculture in 2021

All around the world, countries are adopting smart ways to upgrade agricultural practices. Given below are the top five global trends revolutionizing agriculture in 2021.