The Northern Lao provinces of Luong Prabang and Saynhabuly have a wealth of favourable conditions to expand their cooperation with Vietnamese localities, especially in cash crop planting and tourism development.
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CAN THO – A program of buying one million tons of rice for stockpiling to shore up the price of the food staple will start tomorrow but the price in the Mekong Delta has suddenly declined.
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Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta farmers are hoping that the programme to purchase rice for reserves will boost the low market prices existing as the summer-autumn crop is harvested.
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The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) in cooperation with food companies in the Mekong Delta on Saturday began buying one million ton of rice for stockpile under a Government direction.
The file photo shows farmers in the Mekong Delta harvesting the Summer-Autumn rice crop. (Photo: Tien Phong Newspaper)
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VietNamNet Bridge – Under the scorching southern Viet Nam sun, every exertion is a challenge likely to be rewarded with torrents of sweat.
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A type of Chinese-made combine harvester, which used to be a bestselling machine in the Mekong Delta provinces thanks to its much cheaper prices than its Japanese counterpart, is now nothing but a big nuisance for its owners, as the machines often breaks down in the paddy fields.
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The State Bank of Viet Nam on Wednesday ordered 14 commercial banks to help rice trading companies buy 1 million tonnes of rice from the summer-autumn crop for reserves.
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(VOV) - Chile’s Agricultural Research Institute (INIA) has supported Vietnam in growing quinoa, a grain-like crop noted for its edible seeds that contain high level of nutrition.
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Viet Nam is expected to produce a 25 per cent lower output of coffee this year against a record output of 315,500 tonnes last year, according to the Viet Nam Cocoa and Coffee Association (Vicofa).
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Paradoxically, bumper crops are placing an increasingly heavy burden on local rice farmers’ shoulders, literally and figuratively. The summer-autumn rice harvest is nearing its peak, but farmers are finding themselves helpless with the mounting rice stockpiles, as traders turn their back to the farm produce while prices tumble, promising huge losses for agriculture in a country taking pride in its position as the world’s second largest rice exporter. No one is there to share their burden.
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HCMC – The Prime Minister has asked related entities to buy one million tons of rice for stockpiling from June 15 to July 31 this year in a move to buoy paddy prices that have fallen deeply.
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The southern region has completed its harvesting of the winter-spring rice crop, with an average yield equal to last year's crop, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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