Developing sustainable agriculture is not new in Vietnam. In 2013, the government released Decision 899, approving a plan on restructuring agriculture which strives for added value and sustainable development. Developing sustainable agriculture is not new in Vietnam. In 2013, the government released Decision 899, approving a plan on restructuring agriculture which strives for added value and sustainable development. … [Read more...] about Has Vietnam’s sustainable agriculture developed well?
Kien Giang (VNA) – Phu Quoc district in the southern province of Kien Giang has invested in eco-agriculture in combination with services and tourism, aiming to create more tourism products by 2025, with a vision towards 2030. Huynh Thanh Minh, head of the district’s economic bureau, said the locality has worked to link agricultural firms with farming households and travel companies to promote the model, while intensifying the communications work to introduce its products to visitors. Competent agencies have been tasked with signing long-term contracts with businesses and investors in high-tech agriculture and tourism, and facilitating the farmstay model. Phu Quoc has also promoted collective brand names for its agricultural products and improve personnel quality in service of agriculture-based tourism. Currently, there are 21 models where science-technology are applied in agricultural and fishery production in Phu Quoc, Minh said, adding that many households have … [Read more...] about Phu Quoc promotes eco-agriculture in combination with tourism
Tien Giang (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has been promoting agricultural restructuring towards expansion in both area and production of vegetable farming. According to Nguyen Van Man, Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, incomes from vegetable farming rose to more than 226-271 million VND ((9,711-11,645 USD) per hectare in 2019, much higher than 124.9-143.9 million VND per hectare in 2016. The central area of Tien Giang has more than 4,500 hectares under vegetable with output of more than 550,000 tonnes per year, making up 50 percent of the province’s total production. In 2019, the province had 57,753 hectares of vegetable with output of 1.15 million tonnes, surpassing the target by 27.77 percent and 49.5 percent, respectively. In the 2017-2019 period, Tien Giang saw a 5.69 percent increase in vegetable area and 5.43 percent rise in output. In this period, the province switched about 10,400-11,000 hectares … [Read more...] about Tien Giang enjoys fruitful agricultural restructuring
Loc Troi Group Jsc based in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang saw post-tax profits plummet by 55 percent year-on-year to VND116 billion ($5 million), and revenues by half to VND2.2 trillion ($94.73 million). … [Read more...] about Pesticide producers’ profits plummet as Covid-19 hits farming
Korean exports of paprika reached 91.5 million USD in 2019. (Photo for illustration) The RoK had been negotiating with Vietnam since 2008 on export terms for paprika, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. … [Read more...] about RoK to export paprika to Vietnam