US$314 million to restructure rice industry by 2020

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

About 25 programs will be implemented with the total capital of VND7 trillion ($314 million) to restructure the rice industry towards added value increase and sustainable development, according to a rice restructuring project by 2020.

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The climate change scenario for Vietnam's Mekong Delta is very bleak

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

The climate change scenario for Vietnam's Mekong Delta is very bleak

Rising sea level caused by climate change could sink nearly 40 percent of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta by the end of the century, with negative weather conditions already taking their toll on agricultural production, scientists say.

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Fake fertilizers distress the whole country

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

Fake fertilizers distress the whole country

The discovery of fake and low-quality fertilizers has distressed agricultural communities across the country.

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Gov’t offers advice to drought-hit farmers

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

Gov’t offers advice to drought-hit farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued a directive providing technical know-how for coffee and pepper growers in the Central Highlands and Southeast regions to combat the prolonged drought in these areas.

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Vietnam bans soil import, agricultural ministry

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SaiGon GP English 9 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development affirmed that Vietnam has not permitted import of soil into the country after the General Department of Vietnam Customs sent a dispatch to the ministry proposing to allow and guide soil import.

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New rules hurt fertiliser producers

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Báo Đầu Tư English 9 month(s) ago

New rules hurt fertiliser producers

Local fertiliser producers are facing obstacles from the State's regulations on procuring production licences, producers said at a meeting held in HCM City to discuss the regulations.

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Vegetable supply for Tet holidays likely short in north, abundant in south

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SaiGon GP English 11 month(s) ago

Vegetable supply for Tet holidays likely short in north, abundant in south

It is peak time for farmers across the country to prepare vegetables for the approaching Tet holidays. While the supply source in the northern region might see a shortage as intensive cold fronts have damaged vast area, it has been abundant in the central and southern regions and the Central Highlands.

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Pepper prices set to fall: experts

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VOV News English 11 month(s) ago

Pepper prices set to fall: experts

Pepper production has brought high profits for growers but the current rush at growing pepper for export will likely lead to oversupply in the near future, experts warn.

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Rice production grows despite harsh El Nino

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SaiGon GP English 12 month(s) ago

Rice production grows despite harsh El Nino

Viet Nam's rice production this year is estimated at about 45.2 million tonnes, 230,000 tonnes higher than the target, despite the adverse weather effects of El Nino.

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Vietnam's rice crops yield higher despite El Nino

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VietnamNet English 12 month(s) ago

Vietnam's rice crops yield higher despite El Nino

Impacts of the El Nino phenomenon do not shrivel Vietnam’s this year rice production which is estimated at about 45.2 million tonnes, 230,000 tonnes higher than the yearly target.

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Rice crops yield higher despite El Nino

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VOV News English 12 month(s) ago

Rice crops yield higher despite El Nino

Impacts of the El Nino phenomenon do not shrivel Vietnam’s this year rice production which is estimated at about 45.2 million tonnes, 230,000 tonnes higher than the yearly target.

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Drought & hot weather still hits central southern region

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VietnamNet English 18 month(s) ago

Drought & hot weather still hits central southern region

VietNamNet Bridge – Hot weather and drought continue scorching the southern-central coastal provinces in the upcoming days, reported the Central Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.

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Drought & hot weather still hits central southern region

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SaiGon GP English 18 month(s) ago

Drought & hot weather still hits central southern region

Hot weather and drought continue scorching the southern-central coastal provinces in the upcoming days, reported the Central Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.

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Vietnam signs contracts to export 3.2 million ton rice

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SaiGon GP English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam signs contracts to export 3.2 million ton rice

Businesses have signed contracts to export over 3.28 million tons of rice this year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday.

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Delta needs clear zoning, rice brand

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VietNam News English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

Growing areas should be clearly zoned and a national brand should be developed to promote rice from the Mekong Delta, a conference heard in Can Tho on Wednesday.

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