Press digest – October 20

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Vietnam has 43 biomass power projects

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VietnamNet English 20 hour(s) ago

Vietnam has 43 biomass power projects

VietNamNet Bridge – There are 43 operational biomass power projects nationwide, with 40 plants fueled by bagasse and having a combined capacity of 150MW, and three others powered by rice husk and waste with total output of 11MW, heard a recent seminar in HCM City.

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Farmers unhappy with MARD’s rice-production restructuring strategy

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Farmers unhappy with MARD’s rice-production restructuring strategy

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set high goals when drafting the rice-production restructuring strategy, which Vietnamese farmers have found “unfeasible” and “unrealistic”.

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Mekong focuses on sustainable rice development

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago

Mekong focuses on sustainable rice development

The Mekong Delta plans to promote large-scale paddy fields on 1.2 million hectares with a specific focus on commercial value and quality for exports, according to the Southwest Region Steering Committee.

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High tides disrupt daily life

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

High tides disrupt daily life

Heavy rains and high tides have flooded many areas in the south in the last few days, affecting people's lives and agriculture.

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High tides disrupt daily life

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

High tides disrupt daily life

Heavy rains and high tides have flooded many areas in the south in the last few days, affecting people's lives and agriculture.

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Low-carbon rice farming models to be expanded

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

Authorities of southern An Giang province plan to expand low-carbon rice farming models in the locality and its vicinities in the Mekong Delta region.

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Low-carbon rice farming models to be expanded

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Authorities of southern An Giang province plan to expand low-carbon rice farming models in the locality and its vicinities in the Mekong Delta region.

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Vietnam’s Mekong Delta farmers spend $291mn on crop protection in H1: GfK

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta farmers spend $291mn on crop protection in H1: GfK

The crop protection market in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam generated some US$291.5 million in revenue in the first six months of this year, more than three-quarters of which were from fungicide and insecticide, a German market research firm said Wednesday in a press release.

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Thai PM urges improving rice production system

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Thailand’s relevant government agencies have been assigned to work in an integrated manner for the management of the entire rice production system, which comprises short-term, medium-term, and long-term measures.

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Binh Dinh keen to extend large-scale fields

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The central province of Binh Dinh aims to expand the size of its agricultural cultivation area to comprise 250 large-scale fields by 2015, with 230 paddy fields on 10,000ha, according to a conference organised by the provincial People’s Committee on October 6.

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Vietnam to expand low-carbon rice farming model

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Reducing greenhouse gases in agricultural production is currently a general trend in the world. In Vietnam, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has carried out many programmes and projects on adaptation to climate change, the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) reported.

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Paddy output projected to increase this year

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Paddy output is expected to reach 45 million tonnes this year, up 800,000 tonnes from last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Press digest – September 29

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 week(s) ago

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Cao Pha rice terraces in the fall

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

When September brings first storms of the fall, paddy fields in Cao Pha Valley in the northwestern province of Yen Bai turn yellow, ready for harvest. The stunning rice terraces look like a beautiful painting with different colors, making it hard for backpacker photographers to take their eyes off.

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