ASEAN focuses on food security, nutrition

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Le Luong Minh has underlined the need to boost food security and nutrition in the region in the context of growing population and global demand for food.

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Vietnam exports 200,000 tonnes of rice to Malaysia

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Vietnam exports 200,000 tonnes of rice to Malaysia

(VOV) -The Vietnam Southern Food Corporation (VINAFOOD II) has secured a contract to export 200,000 tonnes of 5% broken rice to Malaysia this year.

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Cambodia, Thailand ink deal to build rice mill

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Cambodia's Soma Group and Thailand 's C.P.Trading Group on June 19 signed an agreement to build a rice mill in the western Cambodian province of Kampong Speu.

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Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance introduced

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Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance introduced

(VOV) - The official debut of the Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance (CSA) is considered an initial breakthrough in expanding and coordinating global climate smart agriculture.

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Indonesia set to increase rice imports this year

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Indonesia could double its rice imports in 2014 against last year to keep the domestic price of the grain stable amidst a possible El Nino weather pattern and two elections in April and July.

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FAO helps Cambodian farmers adapt to climate change

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FAO helps Cambodian farmers adapt to climate change

The Cambodian Ministry of Environment on June 9 signed with the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) a cooperation agreement that aims to enable its farmers to increasingly adapt to climate change.

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FAO: Cambodia’s rice exports to hit 1.2 million tonnes

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The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has estimated Cambodia's 2014 rice exports will increase slightly to 1.2 million tonnes, including rice sold through cross-border trade to Vietnam and Thailand.

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Vietnam's rice exports earn 845 million USD

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The country exported 181,000 tonnes of rice in the first half of May worth 79.87 million USD, lifting the shipment to date this year to 1.932 million tonnes worth 845.38 million USD, according to data from the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

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Local rice exports make running start to the year

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Local rice exports make running start to the year

The country exported 181,000 tonnes of rice in the first half of this month worth US$79.87 million, lifting the shipment to date this year to 1.932 million tonnes worth $845.38 million, according to data from the Viet Nam Food Association (VFA).

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Asian rice prices fluctuate in April

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Asian rice prices fluctuate in April

The price of rice in Asia fluctuated in April, mainly due to a drop in the value of unhusked rice in Vietnam and Cambodia and a surge in rice price in the Philippines and Sri Lanka, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

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Indonesia strengthens food safety amid El Nino risk

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The Indonesian Government has put aside 2 trillion rupiah (173.18 million USD) to ensure food safety, as part of efforts to prepare for the potential recurrence of weather phenomenon El Nino that is expected to hit the country in June or July.

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Oceans play important role in global food security: FAO

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Oceans play important role in global food security: FAO

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called for an urgent coordinated action to restore the health of the world’s oceans and secure the long-term well-being and food security of a growing global population.

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Da Nang rice seed project gains initial success

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A project converting Hoa Tien commune in the central city of Da Nang into a rice seed production hub has reaped positive outcomes, it was declared in a conference examining the project’s performance on April 25.

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Da Nang rice seed project gains initial success

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

A project converting Hoa Tien commune in the central city of Da Nang into a rice seed production hub has reaped positive outcomes, it was declared in a conference examining the project’s performance on April 25.

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Asian Productivity Organisation meets in Hanoi

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Asian Productivity Organisation meets in Hanoi

The executive committee of the Asian Productivity Organisation (APO) convened its 56th meeting in Hanoi on April 15, focusing on the policies of member countries and proposing multilateral and bilateral cooperation programmes.

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