Conference spotlights rural development

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The Centre for Integrated Rural Development in Asia and the Pacific began its 29th technical conference yesterday in Ha Noi.

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CIRDAP examines regional rural development in Hanoi

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CIRDAP examines regional rural development in Hanoi

(VOV) - Officials from the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) Technical Committee gathered in Hanoi on September 15 to discuss issues related to agricultural and rural development.

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Global partners support Vietnam’s agriculture restructuring plan

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International partners have pledged to assist Vietnam in restructuring its agricultural sector, following an action plan unveiled by Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat in Hanoi on August 29, prioritising cultivation, animal husbandry and seafood.

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Vietnam's forest growers in tough situation

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Vietnam's forest growers in tough situation

Despite their important role in forest protection, Vietnamese those designated to protect and grow forests find it difficult to make a living.

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Insects for dinner? Idea bugs some, while others love it

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Last summer, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation promoted the consumption of insects as low-fat and high-protein snacks that could help ease hunger and protect the environment.

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ASEAN focuses on food security, nutrition

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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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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

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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