Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network officially debuts

Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network officially debuts

VCCI Can Tho and The Asia Foundation have organised the official debut ceremony for the Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network (MRBN) on May 6.
Vietnam approves development scheme for seafood processing in 2021-2030

Vietnam approves development scheme for seafood processing in 2021-2030

Vietnam approved the development scheme for the seafood processing industry in 2021-2030 to make Vietnam one of the world’s top seafood processors.
Vietnam and Norway strengthen cooperation in marine aquaculture industry

Vietnam and Norway strengthen cooperation in marine aquaculture industry

Authorities from Norway and Vietnam co-organised a webinar on developing Vietnam’s marine aquaculture on an industrial scale.
HCM City develops support industry

HCM City develops support industry

In March, the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City will chair a meeting with the Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority and the Saigon Hi-tech Park to organise a festival to seek support industry suppliers.
Dekalb Vietnam delivers spring warmth to Son La farmers

Dekalb Vietnam delivers spring warmth to Son La farmers

Dekalb Vietnam donates 12 agricultural machines to farmers in Son La province to help develop household economies and implement sustainable farming practices.
Monsanto’s answer to Vietnam’s burgeoning nutrition demand

Monsanto’s answer to Vietnam’s burgeoning nutrition demand

Dekalb Vietnam, a Monsanto's subsidiary, and the Institute of Preventive Medicine and Public Health (IPMPH) of Hanoi Medical University (HMU) today co-hosted a research scholarship awards ceremony with a total grant value of over VND1.3 billion ($60,000) and a conference on food and nutrition safety.
Dekalb Vietnam: four years of fostering talent

Dekalb Vietnam: four years of fostering talent

On November 6, 2017, Dekalb Vietnam and the Faculty of Biotechnology of Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) will organise the fourth Monsanto-VNUA scholarship reward ceremony, which is a part of the five-year, VND1.5-trillion ($65.8 million) Monsanto-Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) scholarship programme.  
GM corn: the future of global farming

GM corn: the future of global farming 1

A newly-released report by PG Economics has found that over the last 20 years, crop biotechnology has significantly reduced the environmental impact of agriculture and stimulated economic growth in the 26 countries where the technology was deployed. Graham Brookes, director of PG Economics and co-author of the report, talked with VIR’s Thanh Van about crop biotechnology and the prospects of genetically modified corn in Vietnam.
Achieving sustainable food security

Achieving sustainable food security

At the APEC Ministers and CEOs Dialogue on the responsible use of resources to enhance sustainable food production and agri-business
Local authorities draw up solutions to help corn farmers in Son La

Local authorities draw up solutions to help corn farmers in Son La

Corn is the main crop in the northern mountainous province of Son La, thus, improving yield and quality so that domestic corn products can compete with imports is one of the most important missions for the authorities of the province as well as Vietnam.
Northern Vietnamese corn farmers find way to sustainable development

Northern Vietnamese corn farmers find way to sustainable development 1

The Department of Crop Production (DoCP) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, with support from Croplife Vietnam, hosted a workshop on “Sustainable development of corn in northern Vietnam” in the northern mountainous province of Son La, with the aim of drawing up solutions for the sustainable development of corn production in the future, enhancing corn farmers’ income, as well as emphasising the plant’s importance in Vietnam. 
An Giang farmers switch over to new-generation corn plants

An Giang farmers switch over to new-generation corn plants

The majority of farmers in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang have switched to new generation corn plants to save production costs and improve productivity.
New report highlights 20 years of economic and environmental benefits from crop biotechnology

New report highlights 20 years of economic and environmental benefits from crop biotechnology

A new report released on June 5 by PG Economics has found that over the last 20 years, crop biotechnology has significantly reduced agriculture’s environmental impact and stimulated economic growth in the 26 countries where the technology is used.   
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