Stratergy and Plans

Goverment to promote high-tech agriculture

(Mard - 20/12/2016) The Government has pledged to offer preferential policies on land, financing and technology to farmers and localities engaged in high-tech agriculture.

Highlands seeks drought solutions

(Mard - 01/04/2016) The Government has urged Central Highlands’ authorities to take serious measures to cope with the severe drought, which could lead to a shortage of food and affect people’s health.

Regulations on Tra fish amended

(MARD - 04/11/2015) The government has approved the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) plan to amend Decree 36/2014/ND-CP to resolve difficulties of management offices, enterprises and farmers in implementing the decree over the past one year.

Farm sector catalyst for change

(MARD - 31/07/2015) The agriculture and rural development sector would promote restructuring of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and withdrawal of capital from non-core business in the second half of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Agricultural restructuring committee formed

(MARD - 17/04/2015) Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to form a steering committee to help the government guide the national agricultural restructuring period from 2015 to 2020.

Ministry seeks to remove anonymity of VN rice

(MARD - 25/03/2015) The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has submitted a plan to the Government that seeks to develop a Vietnamese rice brand name by 2020.

Quotas on salt and egg imports set for 2015

(MARD - 06/03/2015) The Ministry of Industry and Trade in Circular No 03/2015/TT-BCT has set an import quota of 102,000 tonnes of salt and 46,305 cartons of eggs (a dozen each) for this year.

Ministry steps up checks on imported produce

(MARD - 22/09/2014) The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development is tightening up health checks on fresh fruit and vegetables imported into Viet Nam.

Planning agricultural land use in Mekong Delta in response to climate change

(MARD - 08/05/2014) Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved the planning of agricultural land use in the condition of climate change by 2020, and 2030 in the Cuu Long River Delta. This plan aims at exploiting, promoting the advantages of the region and sub-regions in order to develop agricultural production towards enhancing added value, sustainability, effective response to climate change.

Paddy area is predicted to cut by around 130,000 hectares

(MARD - 13/01/2014) According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), about 130,000 hectares of paddy area will be cut off and changed for growing other food crops this year.