New opportunities for Vietnam’s cocoa industry

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Agricultural officials, experts, farmers, and business executives on September 30 discussed the state of the cocoa industry and the opportunities to develop it in Binh Phuoc and the south-eastern region at a seminar held in the province.

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Rice museum to rise in Mekong Delta

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The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta of Vinh Long plans to build a museum of rice production in the province's Vung Liem District. The 3-hectare museum with a cost of VND70 billion (US$3.33 million) will display and introduce farming tools as well as the development of rice cultivation and the agricultural industry. The museum will be open to researchers and to domestic and foreign tourists.

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Seminar looks at future of local cocoa industry

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VietNam News English 11 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Seminar looks at future of local cocoa industry

Agricultural officials, experts, farmers, and business executives yesterday discussed the state of the cocoa industry and the opportunities to develop it in Binh Phuoc and the south-eastern region at a seminar held in the province.

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4,500 hectares of forest lost in Dak Nong in last five years

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4,500 hectares of forest lost in Dak Nong in last five years

VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 4,500 hectares of forest and forestland under the management of the Truong Xuan Forestry Company in Dak Nong Province have been cleared in the last five years.

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Rice output forecast at 45 million tonnes for 2014

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago

Vietnam is forecast to produce 45 million tonnes of paddy rice this year, up almost 800,000 tonnes over 2013, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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Agriculture needs investment

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Agriculture needs investment

New policies that would attract investment in the hi-tech agriculture sector would create a breakthrough in production and consumption of farm produce, the HCM City Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has recommended.

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Singapore's Ascendas in joint venture to build $130-mln Vietnam business park

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Singapore's Ascendas in joint venture to build $130-mln Vietnam business park

Singapore's Ascendas Pte Ltd and Vietnam's Saigon Bund Capital partners have signed a joint venture deal to build a $130-million business park in Ho Chi Minh City, the two companies said on Thursday.

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Dong Thap prepares land for large-scale paddy fields

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap plans to level 100 sq.km of land using laser technology to create large-scale paddy fields of thousands of hectares.

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Dong Thap prepares land for large-scale paddy fields

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap plans to level 100 square kilometres of land using laser technology to create large-scale paddy fields of thousands of hectares.

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Binh Dinh sets up 3 new industrial complexes

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The People's Committee of the central province of Binh Dinh has decided to establish three new industrial complexes, according to head of the provincial Department of Trade and Industry Nguyen Kim Phuong.

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Conference reviews production of certified rice seeds

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Conference reviews production of certified rice seeds

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held a conference in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on September 10, looking into the production of certified rice seeds in the region.

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Loggers ravage forests of Sua trees in Thanh Hoa city

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Loggers ravage forests of Sua trees in Thanh Hoa city

VietNamNet Bridge – Several hundred trees have been cut down by illegal loggers in a 10-hectare sua (Dalbergia tonkinensis Prain) forest in the suburbs of Thanh Hoa City in the central region.

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Charity group grows medicinal herbs on unused land

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Charity group grows medicinal herbs on unused land

For the past few years, a group of farmers in An Giang Province in the Mekong Delta have grown medicinal herbs on deserted, or temporarily unused, land and supplied local clinics with hundreds of tons of fresh herbs to offer poor people free treatment.

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Central province loses forests and farmland as tourism projects delayed for decade

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Central province loses forests and farmland as tourism projects delayed for decade

VietNamNet Bridge – Farmland has been lost, and forests and coastal sand banks have been devastated in Thua Thien-Hue Province because of projects that developers have yet to implement.

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$109m general hospital to be built in Binh Duong

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Authorities in the southern province of Binh Duong broke the ground for a 1500-bed hospital on August 28.

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