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Agriculture sector acts to lure more investments

(Date 10/01/2018)

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.

Kien Giang moves to fight illegal fishing

(Date 10/01/2018)

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 Winter-Spring rice crop area down due to floods

(Date 02/01/2018)

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.

Agricultural reform needed in Plain of Reeds region: experts

(Date 02/01/2018)

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.

Rice exports beat low expectations in 2017

(Date 26/12/2017)

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.