SGGP Newspaper has conducted an interview with Director Nguyen Nhu Cuong of the Crop Production Department regarding the State’s possible policies to help maintain, expand, and better exploit the large-scale field model.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday cooperated with the International Rice Research Institute to host a conference on technological solutions to grow high-quality, low-emission rice in Vietnam.
Over 15 years ago, some farmers from Bac Lieu and Ca Mau provinces began cultivating shrimps on Vinh Thuan alkaline soil in Kien Giang Province. It took approximately 5-6 years for shrimp farming to become stable in the area.
After more than five years of Resolution 120/NQ-CP coming to life, local authorities and people in the Mekong Delta have been gradually building up natural farming models, creating livelihoods for sustainable development.
The agriculture sector in Mekong Delta needs to develop an agricultural economy mindset or shift from agricultural production to agricultural economic development, emphasized Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan.
According to representatives of many universities with agriculture faculty, a few senior high school graduates want to enroll in the agriculture faculty resulting in admission scores plus insufficient recruitment quotas. Therefore, Vietnam lacks agricultural engineers.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan emphasized that Vietnam is making the first steps in digital transformation, adding that digital transformation will remove the ambiguity in agricultural production.
Digital transformation in agriculture means to create a favorable agricultural environment and ecosystem to boost the transformation from traditional agriculture into a more modern agricultural economy. Vietnam is using this process to upgrade its agriculture to become smarter and more precise via the implementation of advanced technologies, all in hope of increasing the proportion of digital agriculture in the national economy.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has just signed Decision No.654/QD-TTg regarding development strategies for the postal industry until 2025 and direction until 2030, aiming at turning this industry into one of the critical national infrastructures to boost the establishment of the digital Government, society, and agriculture.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Can Tho City held a meeting to take opinions on a construction project on a center for linking the production, processing, and consumption of agricultural products in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho.
The Mekong Delta has three bottlenecks including infrastructure, quality of human resources, and regional connection which need to be removed for sustainable development, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan.
The Central Economic Commission December 10 in collaboration with the Can Tho City Party Committee and Ho Chi Minh City National University held a seminar on "Social and economic development in the Mekong Delta to 2030, with a vision to 2045".
The Vietnam fruit map for digitization of tropical fruits, or the development of indigenous corn varieties is not only an economic story but also carries the pride of Vietnam – an agricultural country. In their career journeys, modern 9X-generation women still do not forget the strength of their homeland, bringing Vietnamese fruits to the international market and developing indigenous agricultural products to support the people of their hometown.
People in many localities in the Mekong Delta embarked on restarting the production chain in the early days of October because the Covid-19 pandemic in many places had been basically under control, with new Covid-19 cases decreasing sharply.