Ca Mau strives towards sustainable shrimp production

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Ca Mau strives towards sustainable shrimp production

As many as 741 households in the southern-most province of Ca Mau joined a Dutch project in 2013-2014 to farm certified organic shrimp and protect forests.

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Greening disease crushes Hau Giang orange crops

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Nearly 6.9 million coffee seedlings were provided to over 19,000 farmers in Lam Dong, Dak Lak, Dak Nong and Gia Lai in the past three years under a plan to support farmers in the region to replace their old, stunted coffee tree gardens.

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Passion fruit switch could taint supply

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

More farmers in Dak Nong Province are planting passion fruit trees to reap the benefits of a price increase, despite warnings from authorities that there could be an oversupply.

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SBV to launch credit packages for fisheries, coffee replanting

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SBV to launch credit packages for fisheries, coffee replanting

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is going to launch two credit packages with preferential interest rates to assist fisheries nationwide and coffee replanting in the Central Highlands, according to Nguyen Viet Manh, Head of the Bank’s Credit Department.

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Vietnam helped to use natural resources sustainably

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has signed with Germany’s Hanns-Seidel Foundation a cooperation agreement on green growth and sustainable utility of natural resources in the 2014-2016 period.

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EVN to replant 9,660 hectares of forest in hydropower projects

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

EVN to replant 9,660 hectares of forest in hydropower projects

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) will have to replant around 9,660 hectares of forest to compensate for the areas of forest it has chopped down to make room for its hydropower plants.

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Obstacles slow coffee replanting

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

The replanting of old coffee trees, especially in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region, is making slow progress because of difficulties like diseases and a shortage of quality coffee strains and funds, experts have said.

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Hydropower projects cancelled

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago 1 related news

Hydropower projects cancelled

Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) provinces and neighbouring localities have terminated 167 small hydropower plant projects with a total capacity of 617.36 MW, according to the Tay Nguyen Region Steering Committee.

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Provinces alerted of forest fire risk as dry season continues

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Department of Forest Management has warned 37 provinces of forest fires.

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Wake up and smell the coffee: scientist calls for rapid replacement of old trees

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Báo Thanh Niên English 10 month(s) ago

Wake up and smell the coffee: scientist calls for rapid replacement of old trees

Two workers at a coffee seedling garden in Dak Lak Province. Photo courtesy of DakLak Online

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Binh Dinh targets 8,500 ha of forests

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VietnamPlus English 10 month(s) ago

The central province of Binh Dinh is striving to replant 8,500 hectares of forests of all kinds in 2014 to increase the ratio of forest coverage to 49 percent.

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Hydroelectric projects built on forest land

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago

Sine 2006, 14 hydroelectric projects in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Kon Tum have been built on 1,000 ha of land of special-use and protective forests, according to the province's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Investors have not taken steps to replant the forests.

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Areas worst hit by typhoon grow third of Philippines' rice: FAO

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VietnamPlus English 12 month(s) ago

The areas worst hit by Typhoon Haiyan grow a third of the Philippines' rice, a statement of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said.

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Specialized board for coffee planting to be set up

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VietnamNet English 12 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will establish a board in charge of replanting coffee trees to help Central Highlands provinces have high-quality coffee and increase the survival rate of replanted trees.

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Indonesia may import 5.4 mln tonnes of raw sugar in 2013

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VietnamPlus English 13 month(s) ago

Indonesia may import 5.4 million tonnes of raw sugar this year, more than doubling last year’s figure of 2.5 million tonnes, to offset the low domestic production.

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