Rural development

Gov't eyes FDI in farming sector

(Mard - 05/04/2016) The State has had policies to attract more investment in the farming industry, especially foreign direct investment (FDI), but investors must overcome numerous challenges to achieve success, experts said.

VN to focus on rural development, poverty

(MARD - 13/11/2015) More than 88 per cent of votes yesterday agreed to narrow down the 16 national target programmes between 2011 and 2015 to only two to focus on in the coming time to thoroughly and effectively solve the nation's urgent and necessary issues.

Breaking the bonds of rural poverty, once and for all

(Mard-15/10/2015): With the theme of “Social Protection and agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty”, the official ceremony of the World Food Day 2015 will take place in Expo Milano 2015. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will attend this event.

Farmers need firms to help them gain competitiveness

(MARD - 21/05/2015) Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat urged businesses to help farmers boost their competitive capacity as part of the agricultural restructuring process.

A bright outlook for new rural development in the Mekong Delta

(MARD - 06/03/2014) In early 2014, four communes in the Mekong Delta were recognized meeting criteria of the New Rural Development Plan.

Agencies agree on agriculture push

(Mard - 12/8/2013) - Sixteen Government agencies, agricultural associations and companies, and others signed an agreement on August 9 to work for sustainable development of the country's agriculture.

Mekong Delta urged to restructure agricultural sector

(Mard - 31/7/2013) - Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Comission Vuong Dinh Hue has stressed the urgent need to promote the restructuring of agriculture for strong and sustainable development in the Mekong Delta.

Summing up the 20-year extension activities

(Mard-27/2/2013) - Founded in 1993, the agricultural extension systems last over 20 years of construction and development step by step from central to local levels. The conference of summing up 20-year extension activities took place on February 27th in Hanoi to overview the agricultural extension activities over the time and set goals and finds directions for the next phase. Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan, Deputy Prime Minister and Mr. Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, have presided over the meeting.

MARD minister met agriculture officials before Tet

(Mard-04/2/2013) - On February, 1st 2013, in Ho Chi Minh City, Mr. Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development on behalf of the Party Central Committee, the State and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development met senior officials, labor heroes of Agriculture and Rural Development sector in the southern region.