Genetically modified food is normal

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

Genetically modified food is normal

Chipotle hit the headlines last week when the company announced it would no longer serve customers genetically modified foods. This despite the fact that more than a trillion meals containing genetically modified food have already been eaten in the United States without incident. Science has decisively found that these foods have no negative impact on health.

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Mekong faces drought, salinity

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Mekong faces drought, salinity

The ongoing drought has seriously affected farms and households in the Mekong Delta, causing water shortages for thousands of families in the provinces of Kien Giang, Ca Mau, Ben Tre and Tien Giang.

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Improvements seen in new rural development in Quang Nam

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Improvements seen in new rural development in Quang Nam

(VOV) -Quang Nam province has allocated US$650,000 to upgrade the local infrastructure as part of its implementation of a national new rural development program.

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PM okays budget to preserve rice fields

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 3 duplicate news

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung approved a budget of VND470 billion (about US$22 million) to help preserve and develop rice fields in nine cities and provinces across the country.

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WB-funded Sustainable Agriculture Transformation project approved

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Prime Minister has approved the Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project funded by the World Bank (WB).

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WB-funded Sustainable Agriculture Transformation project approved

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Prime Minister has approved the Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project funded by the World Bank (WB).

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Minister calls for restructuring to develop agriculture sector

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has urged the restructuring of agriculture to increase farmers' incomes, produce higher-quality produce and improve export competitiveness.

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Malaysia looks to end rice imports by 2020

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Malaysia is aiming to achieve rice self-sufficiency and end rice imports by 2020, Bernama news agency quoted Malaysian Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry as saying on May 13.

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Over 22 million USD for rice land development

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The Prime Minister has approved spending an additional 480.9 billion VND (22.1 million USD) from the State budget on rice land development and protection.

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Delta to increase harvest mechanisation

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The Mekong Delta provinces plan to have 20,000- 25,000 more combine harvesters and rice-drying machines by 2020, according to Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Eighty per cent of rice paddy will be harvested by machine.

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Steps taken to boost border trade

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh spoke to Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam (Vietnam Economic Times) about ways to prevent produce from being stuck at border gates.

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Vietnam capitalises on abundant sources of biomass energy

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnam capitalises on abundant sources of biomass energy

VietNamNet Bridge – Biomass energy has emerged quickly in Vietnam, with interest in the energy source – which is ripe with potential - from both local business communities and the Government, according to Nhip Cau Dau Tu (Business Review) magazine.

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Steps taken to boost border trade

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh spoke to Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times) about ways to prevent produce from being stuck at border gates.

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Dak Nong suffers from severe drought

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

About 12,000 hectares of crops in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong—mainly coffee and rice—are suffering from the effects of prolonged drought.

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Farmers reap gains from new model

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Farmers reap gains from new model

Tran Van Quang, a farmer in Hau Giang Province in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, has increased his profit from rice farming by at least 18% since he began to apply a new farming model developed locally.

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