New restrictions aim to curb rice imports

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The Ministry of Economy and Finance announced on Monday that the government will block all illegal rice imports at its borders and limit legal rice shipments from Vietnam based on production cost.

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Vietnam's economy grows 5.52 percent in H1

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Vietnam's economy grows 5.52 percent in H1

Affected by a decline in agriculture, Vietnam's economy expanded 5.52 percent in the first six months, compared to 6.28 percent recorded in the same period last year, according to new data.

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Mekong Delta drought losses total $215m

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Mekong Delta drought losses total $215m

The Mekong Delta suffered losses worth more than VNĐ4.7 trillion (US$215 million) due to the severe and prolonged drought and saltwater intrusion last dry season, the Southwest Region Steering Committee has reported.

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Mekong Delta drought losses total 215 million USD

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Mekong Delta drought losses total 215 million USD

The Mekong Delta suffered losses worth more than 4.7 trillion VND (215 million USD) due to the severe and prolonged drought and saltwater intrusion last dry season, the Southwest Region Steering Committee has reported.

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Gov’t seeks input on new rice standards

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VietStock FI English 1 week(s) ago

The Institute of Standards of Cambodia (ISC) is soliciting feedback from local stakeholders as it prepares to launch two new standards for the rice industry, the country’s most important agricultural sector.

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PM orders ‘climate change-ready’ rice varieties

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PM orders ‘climate change-ready’ rice varieties

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc called on scientists at the Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute to develop rice varieties that can withstand climate change conditions.

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Press digest – June 13

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PM orders ‘climate change-ready’ rice varieties

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PM orders ‘climate change-ready’ rice varieties

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc called on scientists at the Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute to develop rice varieties that can withstand climate change conditions.

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World Bank approves $310mn loan to build climate resilience in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

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World Bank approves $310mn loan to build climate resilience in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

The World Bank has approved a US$310 million loan package to improve climate resilience and ensure the sustainable livelihoods of nine Mekong Delta provinces in southern Vietnam.

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BASF Vietnam’s revolutionary weapon against rice diseases

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BASF Vietnam’s revolutionary weapon against rice diseases

George Varghese, head of Crop Protection at BASF Vietnam, spoke to VIR’s Thanh Van about the challenges facing Vietnamese agriculture and BASF’s latest product to help local farmers.

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World Bank approves US$310 million for climate change response in Vietnam

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World Bank approves US$310 million for climate change response in Vietnam

The World Bank has approved US$310 million to help Vietnam build climate response programmes and ensure sustainable livelihoods of 1.2 million people living in nine Mekong Delta provinces affected by climate change, saline intrusion, coastal erosion, and flooding.

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Bayer offers Vietnamese farmers a revolutionary solution against Bacterial Leaf Blight disease

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Bayer offers Vietnamese farmers a revolutionary solution against Bacterial Leaf Blight disease

Bayer Vietnam recently launched its revolutionary hybrid rice seed variety - TEJ Vang, a new hybrid rice variety and the first of its kind to be made available in Vietnam.

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Vietnam's 2016 drought-hit rice output to fall 1.5 percent: government official

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Vietnam's 2016 drought-hit rice output to fall 1.5 percent: government official

Vietnam's rice paddy output will likely fall this year for the first time since 2005 following the worst drought in 90 years, but the decline will be limited as farmers expand planting in the current and final crops, a government official said.

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“King of Shrimp” ushers in eco-reforms

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“King of Shrimp” ushers in eco-reforms

Minh Phu Seafood Corporation, the leading shrimp firm in Vietnam, is investing heavily in a global responsible value chain of shrimp, with an emphasis on food safety, environmental protection, social welfare, animal health, and welfare.

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Mekong Delta loses half of silt to upstream dams: scientists

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Mekong Delta loses half of silt to upstream dams: scientists

Le Van Nam has difficulty sleeping at night thinking of the fall in yields year after year on his rice field allegedly due to less silt being washed down the Mekong River because of upstream dams.

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