Banana plantation helps Huoi Luong farmers in Lai Chau escape poverty

Banana plantation helps Huoi Luong farmers in Lai Chau escape poverty

7/21/2016 - 14:45

(VOVworld) – In recent years, growing bananas has helped farmers in the border communes of Phong Tho district, Lai Chau province, improve their living conditions. Huoi Luong commune has taken the lead in turning bananas into a way out of poverty.

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Mekong Delta: sea duck farming to adapt to climate change

Mekong Delta: sea duck farming to adapt to climate change

7/13/2016 - 12:04

(VOVworl) – Sea ducks are the species that can be raised in salty water in such areas as Truong Sa or Phu Quoc. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has chosen sea duck farming for husbandry restructuring in the coastal areas in the Mekong Delta which has been hit by drought and salty water intrusion.

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Ho Chi Minh City’s High-Tech Agriculture achievements

Ho Chi Minh City’s High-Tech Agriculture achievements

7/7/2016 - 15:20

(VOVworld) – A decade ago, Ho Chi Minh City set up a high-tech agriculture park to develop urban agriculture. HCMC is still leading the country in high-tech agriculture development.

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Quang Binh’s agricultural production is thriving thanks to large-scale field model

Quang Binh’s agricultural production is thriving thanks to large-scale field model

6/30/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – Developing large-scale fields plays a key role in building new-style rural areas and making agricultural production economically effective. Quang Binh province considers the model a breakthrough in shifting its agriculture to sustainable commodity-oriented production and increasing farmers’ incomes.

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Tuy Loc commune, a new-style rural area

Tuy Loc commune, a new-style rural area

6/23/2016 - 15:19

(VOVworld) – Tuy Loc is the first commune in Yen Bai province recognized as a new-style rural area after three years of implementing the National Target Program on New Rural Development.

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Hoa Vang district recognised as new-style rural area

Hoa Vang district recognised as new-style rural area

6/9/2016 - 15:41

(VOVworld) – Hoa Vang district in Da Nang is one of 41 districts nationwide that have received the Prime Minister’s certificate recognising it as a new-style rural area ahead of schedule.

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Phong Dien district builds new rural area

Phong Dien district builds new rural area

6/2/2016 - 17:00

(VOVworld) – Phong Dien in Can Tho City has been recognized as a new-style rural district. After 5 years of implementing the National Target Program on New Rural Development, living conditions in Phong Dien have greatly improved.

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Intensive farming on terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai

Intensive farming on terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai

5/26/2016 - 15:51

(VOVworld) – In the past due to a backward farming tradition, Mong people in Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai province, had limited yields from their terraced fields. In recent years, the living conditions of the Mong ethnic group there have greatly improved thanks to the application of intensive farming, the support of local administrations, and the involvement of agricultural experts.

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Sa Pa farmers get rich from medicinal plant crops

Sa Pa farmers get rich from medicinal plant crops

5/19/2016 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – Located at a height of 1,500 to 1,800 meters and in a temperate climate zone with temperatures from 15 to 18 degrees Celsius, Sa Pa in Lao Cai province has advantages for growing medicinal plants. In recent years many households have cultivated precious herbs for domestic pharmaceutical production. The plants have helped farmers in Sa Pa get richer...

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Dong Thap promotes fruit exports

Dong Thap promotes fruit exports

5/12/2016 - 14:08

(VOVworld) – Dong Thap’s specialties have been exported to the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea, China, and New Zealand. Exported fruits are Cat Hoa Loc and Cat Chu mangos and Edor longan. The exports are a great encouragement for Dong Thap farmers to develop their brands.

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Ninh Thuan restructures crops to fight droughts

Ninh Thuan restructures crops to fight droughts

5/5/2016 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – The central coastal province of Ninh Thuan was hardest hit by the droughts in Vietnam. In recent years droughts have become increasingly severe due to climate change, negatively affecting agricultural production and daily life. To reduce its impacts, Ninh Thuan’s agricultural sector has instructed farmers to switch crops towards higher economic efficiency.

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Yen Bai youths join in new rural development effort

Yen Bai youths join in new rural development effort

4/28/2016 - 15:56

(VOVworld) –Young people in Yen Bai have responded to new rural development with practical activities. Their economic development models adapted to local conditions have greatly benefited Yen Bai’s new rural development program.

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Developing new-style cooperatives

Developing new-style cooperatives

4/21/2016 - 15:58

(VOVworld ) – Only 40% of 10,000 agricultural cooperatives in Vietnam are operating efficiently. Attendees at a recent meeting to review three years of implementing Vietnam’s Cooperative Law agreed on the need to refine the model of linking production and product consumption by value chain.

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Chain model increases Vietnamese agriculture values

Chain model increases Vietnamese agriculture values

4/14/2016 - 15:14

(VOVworld) – Forming chains to increase competitiveness and add values to farm produce is helpful for the development of Vietnam’s agricultural sector. In Ha Tinh, a number of models of linkage between cooperatives have proven effective in reviving the sandy soil.

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Tay Ninh farmers make a fortune thanks to loans based on the production link group model

Tay Ninh farmers make a fortune thanks to loans based on the production link group model

4/7/2016 - 16:40

(VOVworld) –The model of lending based on production link groups has helped thousands of farmer households in Tay Ninh province escape poverty and make their fortunes. Through the model, which is jointly organized by the provincial Farmers’ Association and the Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, or Agribank local farmers can promptly access banking loans while the capital has been...

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Crop restructuring to save water

Crop restructuring to save water

3/31/2016 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – From the beginning of the 2016 spring crop, Mekong delta provinces have shifted from rice cultivation to drought-tolerant plants to adapt to the prolonged water shortage. This method has helped to save water for irrigation.

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Policies on new rural development continue to be adjusted

Policies on new rural development continue to be adjusted

3/22/2016 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – The New Rural Development Program has yielded significant results over the last 5 years but policy adjustments are still needed to match conditions in each locality.

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Forest plantation in Yen Bai

Forest plantation in Yen Bai

3/18/2016 - 15:31

(VOVworld) – With trees planted over 15,000 hectares every year Yen Bai is one of the provinces with the largest forested areas in Vietnam. Forest plantation not only purifies the air but also increases people’s incomes.

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Climate change adaptation in Mekong delta

Climate change adaptation in Mekong delta

3/11/2016 - 9:21

(VOVworld) – Climate change has affected the production and lives of people in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam’s rice bowl. Appropriate models for adapting to climate change have become an urgent need for the region.

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Cinnamon growing helps reduce poverty in Yen Bai province

Cinnamon growing helps reduce poverty in Yen Bai province

3/4/2016 - 10:23

(VOVworld) – The lives of the Dao in Van Yen district, Yen Bai province, have improved significantly thanks to cinnamon growing. Many local households have escaped poverty.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Bang Lang Stork Garden lies within the area of Binh Thoi hamlet, Thoi Thuan commune, Thot Not district, Can Tho city. It is surrounded by immense rice paddies as well...

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