New rural areas a top priority: PM

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Developing rural areas was one of the Government's highest priorities, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told an online conference on Thursday.

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Vietnam attends Berlin Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam attends Berlin Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting

A Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat has participated in the 7th Berlin Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting in Germany as part of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA).

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Forestry augments household earnings

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Engaging in forestry has helped hundreds of thousands of poor farmer families in mountainous areas boos their annual incomes by 25 per cent, an official says.

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Forest connection programme helps farmers improve lives

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Forest connection programme helps farmers improve lives

Afforestation and the development of wood products for the domestic market and export has become an effective production method, helping millions of famers in mountainous areas improve their lives.

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Thailand regains world’s top rice exporter

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Thailand has resumed its position as the world’s No. 1 rice exporter in 2014 with an export volume of over 10 million tonnes.

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VN commits to eliminate hunger

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VN commits to eliminate hunger

The Government, in collaboration with the UN and its Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), launched a major initiative yesterday called the National Zero Hunger Challenge.

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Thailand: Drought expected to reduce off-season rice output by 30 percent

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Thailand: Drought expected to reduce off-season rice output by 30 percent

Due to recent widespread drought, Thailand’s off-season rice production is expected to yield only 6.7 million tonnes in 2015, a 30 percent decrease from the 9.7 million tonnes last year, reported the Office of Agricultural Economics.

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Thailand: Drought expected to reduce off-season rice output by 30 percent

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Due to recent widespread drought, Thailand’s off-season rice production is expected to yield only 6.7 million tonnes in 2015, a 30 percent decrease from the 9.7 million tonnes last year, reported the Office of Agricultural Economics.

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Vietnam urged to reform rice industry

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam urged to reform rice industry

Vietnam should conduct a comprehensive reform on its rice industry in order to increase added-value and the incomes of farmers as well as foster sustainable development, experts said.

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Vietnam vows to accelerate poverty reduction efforts

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The adoption of the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and the Framework for Action will serve as a direction for the sustainable development of agriculture, food and nutrition security in Vietnam , Ambassador to Italy Nguyen Hoang Long has said.

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UN pushes for gender equity in agriculture development

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

The United Nations agencies in Vietnam proposed increasing women’s access to education and training, which also needs to be incorporated into policies on agricultural and rural development, and gender equality.

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VN celebrates World Food Day

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VN celebrates World Food Day

VGP – Under the theme “Family farming: feeding the world, caring for the earth,” the 34th World Food Day and FAO’s 69th founding anniversary were celebrated on October 14 in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

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World Food Day marked in Quang Ninh

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World Food Day marked in Quang Ninh

(VOV) -The 34th World Food Day and FAO’s 69th founding anniversary were celebrated on October 14 in Dong Trieu district, northern Quang Ninh province.

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Vietnam observes World Food Day 2014

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Vietnam observes World Food Day 2014

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Quang Ninh provincial People’s Committee and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) co-celebrated the 34 th World Food Day and FAO’s 69th founding anniversary on October 14 in Dong Trieu district, northern Quang Ninh province.

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Winners of story competition on women revealed

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) announced winners of a story competition to spotlight the important role that women play in family farming in Vietnam, UN Women said on October 13.

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