The expansion of sugarcane cultivation in Cambodia is driving strong demand for mechanical cane harvesters, with sales expected to spike this year on hotter temperatures and with large-scale projects coming online, representatives of RMA (Cambodia) Co Ltd, the exclusive local distributor of John Deere agricultural vehicles, said yesterday.
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Chairman of the Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan led the inspection delegation yesterday paid a working with Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development about carrying out policies and solutions of natural disaster and climate change response.
The long- lasting drought and saltwater influx hit nationwide. (Photo: SGGP)
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The Thai government will reduce rice-growing zones throughout the country from 61.74 million rai to 55.8 million rai (8.93 million hectares) to balance supply and demand in the next harvest season.
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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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The worst drought ever recorded in Vietnam has prompted the government and the public to brainstorm strategies on using water sources intelligently for food security and poverty reduction.
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The cyclones with its strong winds accompanied with huge hail swept through Phong Hien district of Thua Thien- Hue province yesterday evening.
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Ready-to-eat tomatoes, and lettuce, grown without soil, and consumed unwashed, are the future in Vietnam and people will soon have the chance to experience this form of ‘smart agriculture’.
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Vietnam plans to gradually reduce rice production and switch to other more profitable crops, a plan that experts say makes sense since the country grows so much paddy and is a massive exporter of the unprofitable crop.
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VGP - Nearly 42,000 hectares of crops in the south-central coastal and Central Highland provinces have been damaged due to the ongoing severe drought.
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With Cambodia’s storied silk industry in rapid decline, the government is looking to revitalise the sector with a new development strategy aimed at making local sericulture more modern, sustainable and inclusive, officials said during a recent industry event.
HCM CITY - A trade co-operation programme between HCM City and 20 southern provinces over the last five years has significantly contributed to improving product quality, meet consumer demand and promote socio-economic development, a meeting heard in HCM City yesterday.
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The local cashew industry has seen a spike in cashew prices, marking a 10 year record high, mostly due to increasing global prices.
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With a new tobacco production plant in the southern province of Kien Giang, VINA-BAT, a joint venture between Vietnam’s leading tobacco company Vinataba and the British American Tobacco Group, expect to expand their tobacco cultivation and make much higher tax contributions to the state budget.
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Provinces in the Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) and south-central regions will have to reduce cultivation by a total area of 50,000 ha for the upcoming planting season because of continued drought, ministry officials have said.
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In considering that growing passion fruits might make higher profits than growing coffee, a number of farmers in Gia Lai Province had cut down their coffee and rubber trees and then replaced them by passion fruits as not knowing that their decision could already contain high risks.
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Lua's family in Ia Kha Town of Ia Grai District in Gia Lai Province earns at average VND1.5 million a day from passion fruits. (Photo: SGGP)
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