The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will continue reforming administrative procedures and improving the business environment to lure more investments into the sector this year, particularly hi-tech and organic agriculture.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is taking urgent measures to prevent local fishermen from illegal fishing in foreign waters as part of the effort to address the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” on illegal, unreported and unregulated...
Southern localities have planted about 764,500 hectares of the Winter-Spring rice crops so far this year, down 14.4 percent from the same period last year as flood water receded slowly.
The Đồng Tháp Mười (Plain of Reeds) area in the Mekong Delta, known for its agricultural prowess, is in need of major agricultural reform to reach its true potential, experts have said.
Contrary to pessimistic forecasts earlier in 2017, after a drop in 2016, the country’s rice exports had a successful year in 2017, with some higher-than-expected figures.