Genetically modified corn’s high financial potential: Vietnam’s Dep’t of Crop Production

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Genetically-modified (GM) maize can benefit the national economy greatly and aid environmental protection, according to Tran Xuan Dinh, deputy head of Vietnam’s Department of Crop Production.

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Bac Lieu looks to become high-tech shrimp breeding hub

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VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has permitted the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu to establish a high-tech shrimp breeding zone.

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Shrimp export may touch over US$ 3 billion

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Shrimp export may touch over US$ 3 billion

VGP – Overseas shipment of shrimps was forecast at US$ 3 billion in 2016, bringing the total aquatic export turnover to over US$ 7 billion, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.

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El Salvador to open diplomatic mission in VN

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VGP – President Sanchez Cerén of El Salvador said his country will soon open a diplomatic mission in Viet Nam, a move to strengthen economic and trade ties between the two nations.

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Shrinking prices lower VN tea export value

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Shrinking prices lower VN tea export value

A fall in tea export value is putting pressure on the tea industry to enhance product quality to raise the value and price of tea products.

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Binh Phuoc suspends six forest projects

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Binh Phuoc suspends six forest projects

The southern province of Binh Phuoc will stop clearing natural forest land for the planting of industrial trees with high economic value, the provincial authority has announced.

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Vietnam plans to up tilapia production by 160%

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Aquaculture is recognized globally as a growth industry, with a good potential for increased development and economic gain, says the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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Gov’t prepares for third tropical typhoon

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Gov’t prepares for third tropical typhoon

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc called on all sectors and agencies to suspend unnecessary meetings to prepare for the third powerful tropical storm, which is forecast to hit the northern and central localities on August 19.

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Monster sugar mill eats through sugarcane supply

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Monster sugar mill eats through sugarcane supply

Just three months since starting production, Cambodia’s largest sugar mill is sitting idle due to a shortage of its primary input sugarcane, a provincial Agriculture Ministry official said yesterday.

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Vietnamese Farmers’ Union joins Asian Association

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VGP – Vietnamese Farmers’ Union has joined the Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA) which was established in 2002, according to Vice Chairman of the Union La Xuan Mon.

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Mekong agriculture lacks FDI

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Mekong agriculture lacks FDI

Asian investors have recently poured a significant amount of capital into the Mekong Delta, but only a few of them have gone to the agriculture sector.

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Colombia destroys 104 cocaine labs in five days

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Colombia destroys 104 cocaine labs in five days

Colombian law enforcement has destroyed 104 cocaine laboratories capable of producing some 100 tonnes of the drug annually, the head of the anti-narcotics police said on Tuesday.

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Bitter market for local coffee

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Bitter market for local coffee

The Kingdom’s once-promising home-grown coffee industry has been laid low by adverse weather and fierce global competition, with the total area under coffee cultivation cut in half over the last three years as desperate farmers switch to other crops, a senior official at the Ministry of Agriculture said yesterday.

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Southern Vietnamese province sets up million-dollar high-tech agricultural center

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Southern Vietnamese province sets up million-dollar high-tech agricultural center

A high-tech agricultural center worth several million U.S. dollars has been launched in the southern Vietnamese province of Binh Phuoc.

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

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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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