The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced a decision to set up the public-private partnership (PPP) task force on rice and discussed an action plan for 2023 at a recent conference held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho
In addition to identifying the prioritized agricultural production sectors in the order of aquaculture, fruit trees, and rice, many resources have been invested in the Mekong Delta to cope with the issues caused by climate change.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), in collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and relevant agencies, organized a workshop on agriculture adaptive to climate change in Asian deltas.
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.
Amid difficulties in export markets, significant efforts are required for Vietnam to meet its goal of US$4.3 billion in shrimp export revenue this year, said Truong Dinh Hoe, General Secretary of the VASEP.
The 705 International Cooperation Company under the Military Region 2, Vietnam on March 24 handed over 10 tons of rice seeds, worth US$18,290 to the northern Lao province of Oudomxay to help Lao farmers develop their economy.
The MARD held a workshop in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on March 17 to collect feedback on a scheme on sustainably developing 1 million ha of high-quality rice in tandem with green growth in the Mekong Delta.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh paid a working visit to northern Hai Duong province on March 15, during which he toured economic and social facilities, such as Ford Vietnam Co.Ltd and the local social protection center.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh expressed his belief that Vietnam will become one of the top 30 countries worldwide in terms of tourism competitiveness, while chairing an national teleconference on tourism on March 15.
For the past week, in localities where pigs are raised a lot in the North, such as Hoa Binh, Bac Ninh, Hai Duong, and Ha Nam, the price of live pigs sold at the farm has sharply decreased to around VND41,000 - VND44,000 per kg.
The Can Tho University in collaboration with the Global Crop Diversity Trust held a seminar in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on March 13 to discuss biodiversity for opportunities, livelihoods and development in Vietnam.
A seminar on building a chain of high-quality Vietnamese coffee products associated with green growth and sustainable development was held in Buon Ma Thuot City in the central highland province of Dak Lak on March 12.