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?
Large scale animal husbandry
According to Thuy, the State budget funded about VNĐ94 billion for 18 high tech farming projects between 2015 and 2019. The capital mobilised from the private sector, meanwhile, reached more than VNĐ193 billion with focuses on cutting edge technologies like auto and semi-auto technologies together with biotechnology and information technology. … [Read more...] about Northern farmers turn to high tech agriculture
If such a bank guarantee obligation was included in the law/decree to regulate condotels and IPPs supporting the promised returns to investors then there should be renewed confidence in the process. However, the cost of such a measure may be difficult for developers to shoulder, who may need to reconsider both the rates of returns and the period for payments. Restoring confidence and trust is essential to moving the market forward. … [Read more...] about Wading through current condotel entanglements
Last year China was the largest importer of Vietnamese tra fish, buying $622.7 million worth, or 31 per cent of the country’s total exports. Many processors continue to see China as a strategic market this year thanks to steady export growth and the good prices and diverse segments in that country. … [Read more...] about Farm produce prices slump as Covid-19 hits exports
Meanwhile, groups of lenders including the Asian Development Bank, French Development Agency, Japan International Cooperation Agency, the German government, GIZ, International Climate Initiative, KfW, Export–Import Bank of Korea, and the World Bank, who are providers of ODA and preferential loans for Vietnam, have focused on investing in socio-economic infrastructure works such as roads, sea and airports, power plants, and power transmission and distribution systems. … [Read more...] about Building on the nation’s green strategies via international co-operation