Lack of technology, business savvy blamed for Vietnam's low-value farm exports

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Lack of technology, business savvy blamed for Vietnam's low-value farm exports

While Vietnam is among the world's top exporters of rice, coffee and seafood, profits from these items are not high due to the use of obsolete technologies and business strategies, experts said.

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Happiness eludes divided Thailand as farmers struggle

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Happiness eludes divided Thailand as farmers struggle

There’s not much sign of Thailand’s yearlong military rule in Sakhon Sutasaeng’s home in the rice-growing northeast region of Isan.

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Lightning claims more lives in central region

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Lightning claims more lives in central region

Lightning killed a 50-year-old farmer in central Thua Thien – Hue Province yesterday afternoon while he was working in his field with his wife.

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Quang Nam farmer killed after finding bomb

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Quang Nam farmer killed after finding bomb

A 45-year-old farmer living in central province of Quang Nam's Tam Xuan Commune was killed over the weekend by an exploding fragmentation bomb.

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Farmers eat rats, trade tails for rice as El Nino drought begins

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Farmers eat rats, trade tails for rice as El Nino drought begins

Farmer Juanito Masangkay heads out to the fields at night with a flashlight and a bow and arrow to get food for his wife and seven children. By hunting rats.

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Farmer makes wind power generator that may receive World Bank support

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Farmer makes wind power generator that may receive World Bank support

VietNamNet Bridge - A wind power generator is one of 30 products related to climate change adaptation which may receive support from the World Bank.

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Female stag with a tender horn in central Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Female stag with a tender horn in central Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – This unprecedent case occurred at a farmer family in the mountainous district of Huong Son in Ha Tinh province.

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Farmers reap gains from new model

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Tran Van Quang, a farmer in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang, has increased his profit from rice farming by at least 18 percent since he began to apply a new farming model developed locally.

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Farmers reap gains from new model

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Farmers reap gains from new model

Tran Van Quang, a farmer in Hau Giang Province in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, has increased his profit from rice farming by at least 18 per cent since he began to apply a new farming model developed locally.

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Farmers reap gains from new model

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Farmers reap gains from new model

Tran Van Quang, a farmer in Hau Giang Province in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, has increased his profit from rice farming by at least 18% since he began to apply a new farming model developed locally.

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Pepper lures Vietnamese farmers as coffee goes from bull to bear

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Pepper lures Vietnamese farmers as coffee goes from bull to bear

Coffee farmer Bui Van Trong is planning to switch as much as 15 percent of his five-acre farm to pepper after prices more than tripled in five years.

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Farmers reap gains from new model

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Farmers reap gains from new model

Tran Van Quang, a farmer in Hau Giang Province in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, has increased his profit from rice farming by at least 18 per cent since he began to apply a new farming model developed locally.

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How not to build a power plant: a tale from Java island

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How not to build a power plant: a tale from Java island

It’s a bucolic scene: a farmer sits cross-legged on a path between shimmering rice paddies, resting in the hot, afternoon sun. His tanned face stares out at the still water in the flooded fields and beyond to the gray expanse of the Java Sea.

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Farmers fear poisoning as toes turn black in paddies

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Farmers fear poisoning as toes turn black in paddies

Farmers in Thach My Loi Ward, HCM City, fear they are being poisoned by pollution after the skin on their toes turned black while working barefoot in their paddy fields.

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Keeping sea swifts for nests in the Central Highlands of Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Keeping sea swifts for nests in the Central Highlands of Vietnam

Keeping swifts to produce edible nests as a delicacy is now possible in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, not only in the traditional high cliffs along the coast as usual.

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