Mekong farmers cash in on fragrant rice

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Mekong farmers cash in on fragrant rice

The area under fragrant rice varieties in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Soc Trang has increased in recent years, helping farmers improve their lives.

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MARD prefers to use imported seeds for farm produce

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MARD prefers to use imported seeds for farm produce

VietNamNet Bridge – Though Vietnam has spent big money on its national seed production program, it still uses mostly imported seeds for farm produce.

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Mekong farmers cash in on fragrant rice

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Mekong farmers cash in on fragrant rice

The area under fragrant rice varieties in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Soc Trang has increased in recent years, helping farmers improve their lives.

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Autumn-winter crops yield high earnings

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Farmers from the districts of Thoi Lai, Phong Dien, Binh Thuy and O Mon in the Mekong city of Can Tho are reaping profits from the early harvest of the autumn-winter rice crop.

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Ministry provides free vaccines to children

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The Ministry of Health will launch a programme to provide free measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines for 23 million children aged 1-14 this year. The Ministry will spend more than US$ 36 million on the project, which will end in February 2015.

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Bio-tech crucial to cutting emissions

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Bio-tech crucial to cutting emissions

VietNamNet Bridge – Bio-technology plays a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the impacts of global warming, a conference heard in HCM City last Tuesday.

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Government to send drought aid to Ninh Thuan

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Government to send drought aid to Ninh Thuan

The government will send nearly 800 tons of rice immediately to Ninh Thuan Province to help families struggling with drought there.

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Edible insects a boon to Thailand's farmers

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Edible insects a boon to Thailand's farmers

Depending solely on the rains to either yield a good rice crop or leave their fields dry and barren, farmers in this village in northeastern Thailand, the country's poorest region, led a precarious and back-breaking existence. Then they discovered bugs.

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Mekong Delta urged to control flooding amid climate change

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Mekong Delta urged to control flooding amid climate change

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta should make efforts to control floods that are unseasonably early or too powerful to minimise damage and take advantage of the phenomenon for economic development, experts have said.

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Social News 26/8

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American ordained nun at Vietnamese pagoda

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Bio-tech crucial to cutting emissions

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Bio-technology plays a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the impacts of global warming, a conference heard in HCM City on Tuesday.

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Farmers to grow alternative crops

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Farmers to grow alternative crops

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has decided to shift 770,000ha of fields that exclusively grow rice to areas that combine aquaculture, rice and other crops from now to 2020.

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Rice research programme committee shaped

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Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat has approved the establishment of a Steering Committee for the National Rice Research Programme till 2020.

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Sri Lanka to buy Vietnamese rice

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Sri Lanka's Minister of Industry and Commerce, Rishad Badiutheen, has asked Vietnamese exporters to supply 15,000 tonnes of rice to his country.

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Int'l food security conference held

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Climate change, urbanisation, and industrialisation are taking over farmland, posing a threat to food security all over the world, said participants at the conference of the Asian Food Safety Association (AFSA) in southern Dong Nai province.

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