Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has proposed two initiatives for Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020. The first initiative is to build a roadmap to fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2020-2025. The ASEAN Secretariat sent the initiative to the ASEAN Sectoral Working Group on Fisheries (ASWGFi) to collect feedback for supplements and revisions. The ministry will coordinate with the ASEAN Secretariat and the ASWGFi to make a draft roadmap, which is expected to be considered at the 27th ASWGFi meeting in Brunei in May before being submitted to the 42nd ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry Meeting in Cambodia in October for approval. The second initiative is to build the ASEAN Integrated Food Security (AIFS) Framework and Strategic Plan of Action on Food Security in The ASEAN Region (SPA-FS) in 2021-2025. The initiative was agreed by ASEAN countries … [Read more...] about Agriculture ministry proposes initiatives for ASEAN Chairmanship Year
Mr. Nguyen Van Minh, a farmer in Cay Gao Commune in Trang Bom District in Dong Nai Province, wailed that his family invested in large-scale chicken raising this year. Up to now, the costs for feed, epidemic prevention, and chicken coop reached around VND500 million. He expected that the market would be stable. Unfortunately, the price of chicken dropped drastically, causing his family to lose nearly VND300 million. Sharing the same situation, Mr. Vu Khach Vinh, a farmer in Hung Loc Commune in Thong Nhat District in Dong Nai Province, said that he has been raising chickens for ten years but the price of chickens has never been as unstable as this year. A few days ago, his family sold 4,000 chicken, collecting VND200 million while the cost for chicken raising was VND300 million. As schools have been closed for a long time, collective kitchens halted operations, causing the prices of chicken and pork to plummet heavily. The price of chickens with weight at 2.5 kilograms per chicken fell … [Read more...] about Agricultural sector should aim at value chain, official export
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Pig rearing has played a very important role in the country’s social security. That’s why right from October 2019, the MARD adopted a plan to multiply the pig herds. However, in reality, many localities already started to multiply their pig herds from July, 2019. Yet, in my opinion, by the year 2021, we will be able to have the size of our pig herd as that of the year before the African swine fever hit Vietnam. … [Read more...] about When will the pig raising restore to normal?
The tourism sector has estimated a 90 per cent decrease in the number of Chinese visitors due to the disease, and a 50-70 per cent drop in holidaymakers from other countries. The number of domestic holidaymakers is also likely to suffer a fall of 50-70 per cent. — VNS … [Read more...] about BIDV offers assistance to individual customers amid coronavirus outbreak