Đồng Tháp farmers make their fortunes from green agriculture

Đồng Tháp farmers make their fortunes from green agriculture

9/2/2016 - 13:24

(VOVworld) – Apart from rice and mangoes, Đồng Tháp’s longan has gradually solidified its brand and been accepted by foreign markets. Recent investment by a Korean group in a longan production facility for exports has opened new opportunities for local farmers. Now longan has become one of the province’s hard currency earners.

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Son La farmers develop Yen Chau mango brand

Son La farmers develop Yen Chau mango brand

8/25/2016 - 13:51

(VOVworld) - The National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam has issued a certificate of geographic origin for Yen Chau mangoes in the three communes of Chieng Pan, Vieng Lan, and Sap Vat in Son La Province. This is the second type of mango in Vietnam to be licensed with a certificate of geographic origin. This news has reassured Son...

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Ka Tăng- a model resettlement hamlet in Quang Tri Province

Ka Tăng- a model resettlement hamlet in Quang Tri Province

8/20/2016 - 13:50

(VOVworld) – Situated in Lao Bao Town, Quang Tri Province, Ka Tăng Resettlement Area is home to 51 households with 200 Vân Kiều people the minority nationality. This is considered a model resettlement hamlet in Quang Trị thanks to its improved infrastructure and the high degree of consensus among villagers on their relocation to new residential site.

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Co To island district recognized as new-style rural area

Co To island district recognized as new-style rural area

8/12/2016 - 0:08

(VOVworld) - Co To island district in Quang Ninh province has been recognized as a new-style rural area, becoming the first island district in Vietnam to complete the program to build new rural areas. After 5 years of implementing the National Target Program on New Rural Development, Co To has much improved.

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Rice-shrimp farming: an effective and sustainable production model

Rice-shrimp farming: an effective and sustainable production model

8/4/2016 - 14:26

(VOVworl) – In the last five years, the dual rice-shrimp farming systems has grown in many Mekong Delta provinces from tens of thousands of hectares in 2005 to 160,000 ha in 2011 and is likely to reach 200,000 ha by 2020. The model has proven effective and sustainable.

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Ninh Thuan farmers’ mutual support for economic development

Ninh Thuan farmers’ mutual support for economic development

7/28/2016 - 15:43

(VOVworld) – Over the past two years, Ninh Thuan has set up about 300 groups of farmers for joint cultivation, husbandry, and trading. The model has helped enhance the role of thousands of farmers and improve their lives.

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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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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

B: Ashik Eqbal Tokon of Bangladesh sent us an e-greeting card with pictures of Vietnamese Tet delicacies like watermelons, square sticky rice cakes, pork pie, and some other food. We...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam