Vietnam’s grapefruit is set for export to US market

Vietnam’s grapefruit is set for export to US market

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has just revealed that US agencies are paving the way for imports of Vietnam’s grapefruits into their market.
New climate change adaptation project launched

New climate change adaptation project launched

The UNDP, MARD, and five provinces launched a Green Climate Fund to fund a $30 million climate change adaption project to strengthen smallholder agriculture.
MARD proposes price stabilisation measures for animal feed to protect small farmers

MARD proposes price stabilisation measures for animal feed to protect small farmers

Increasing animal feed prices and declining livestock and poultry prices will shut down small household farmers without regulatory intervention.
New programme launched to boost digital sales of Vietnamese agri-products

New programme launched to boost digital sales of Vietnamese agri-products

A group of local organisations signed an MoU to boost digital transformation of SMEs, cooperatives, and business households in Vietnam's agri-product sector.
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.
USAID takes swing at changing behaviours about using illegal wildlife products

USAID takes swing at changing behaviours about using illegal wildlife products

By spreading messages, videos, and communications activities, USAID expects to change community behaviour by reducing demand for illegal wildlife products.
Pork imports double on-year in first seven months

Pork imports double on-year in first seven months

In the first seven months, Vietnam imported twice as much pork as last year, with Canada, Germany, Brazil, and the US accounting for almost the entirety.
IFC works with Vietnam to expand export markets for dragon agricultural products

IFC works with Vietnam to expand export markets for dragon agricultural products

IFC will support Vietnam's efforts to expand export markets for domestic agricultural produce by improving quality to access new high-value markets.  
Vietnam to increase pork imports to stabilise prices on the market

Vietnam to increase pork imports to stabilise prices on the market

Vietnam to boost imported pork from the US, Brazil, Laos, and Cambodia in case livestock companies in the local market cannot keep prices stable.
MARD urges northern provinces to take action against fall armyworm

MARD urges northern provinces to take action against fall armyworm

Leaders of the MARD have been visiting the provinces to guide local authorities in their efforts to prevent FAW from spreading.
Masan bids adieu to $217.39 million capitalisation

Masan bids adieu to $217.39 million capitalisation

Masan lost $217.39 million capitalisation due to a draft introducing new standards for fish sauce, which many producers find impossible to surmount.
MARD issues regulations on ’VIETNAM RICE’ national brand

MARD issues regulations on ’VIETNAM RICE’ national brand

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued regulations on the use of national brand GẠO VIỆT NAM or VIETNAM RICE.
To solve supply glut, no new sugarcane plants until 2020

To solve supply glut, no new sugarcane plants until 2020

Viet Nam will not build more new sugarcane plants between now and 2020, following a plan for the sugar industry’s development until 2020 with a vision to 2030.
VFA risks losing rice monopoly

VFA risks losing rice monopoly

Following recent criticism of the Vietnam Food Association (VFA), the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has reduced the association’s power, with further plans to promote fairness in the rice export field.
Vinafood 2 earns $51 million from IPO

Vinafood 2 earns $51 million from IPO

Vinafood 2 has just conducted its initial public offering (IPO) for nearly 115 million shares, equaling 22.97 per cent of its charter capital.
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