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VN needs to enhance ICT application in agriculture
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VN needs to enhance ICT application in agriculture

Viet Nam’s agricultural sector needs to intensify the application of information and communications technology (ICT) to...

PM asks Mekong Delta to develop smart, sustainable agriculture
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PM asks Mekong Delta to develop smart, sustainable agriculture

NDO/ VNA – The Mekong Delta, the largest granary of Vietnam, must work for smart and sustainable agriculture with high added values, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at the end of the Conference

HCM City seeks solutions to promote agriculture tourism
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HCM City seeks solutions to promote agriculture tourism

Agricultural tourism is one of the new tourism products of Ho Chi Minh City with high potential of development, but providers of this kind of tourism are facing difficulties in expanding their

Vietnam international agriculture fair kicks off
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Vietnam international agriculture fair kicks off

NDO – The 17th Vietnam international agriculture fair, AgroViet 2017, officially kicked off on September 21 at the Phu Tho Gymnasium in Ho Chi Minh City, with the participation of over 200 domestic

Vietnam moves towards high-tech agriculture
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Vietnam moves towards high-tech agriculture

Vietnamnet - The Internet of Things (IoT) is perhaps the most obvious impact of Industry 4.0 on agriculture.

Vietnam, US seeks to boost agriculture cooperation
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Vietnam, US seeks to boost agriculture cooperation

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Senior Vietnamese and US officials on agriculture met in Hanoi on May 11 to discuss how to boost trade relations in the field between the two countries.

Agriculture body invests in seafood competitiveness
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Agriculture body invests in seafood competitiveness

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has given nod to a project worth 102.2 billion VND (4.5 million USD) to improve the fisheries sector’s competitiveness.

Big investors pour money into agriculture, organic food
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Big investors pour money into agriculture, organic food

Vietnamnet - The repeated alarms about unsafe food has brought great opportunity to several big investors, who have been pouring money into organic food projects.

Small production contains commodity-based agriculture
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Small production contains commodity-based agriculture

Vietnamnet - Mrs Hue owns a seven hectare plantation of clean vegetables. Each day, her farm supplies from 800 kilos to 1.2 tonnes to the domestic market.

Lifting farmland limits is key to agriculture development: expert
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Lifting farmland limits is key to agriculture development: expert

Vietnamnet - In 2016, when agriculture suffered from drought, low production and low yield, which led to a negative growth rate, the lowest since 2011, experts said that Vietnam’s agriculture needed

Agriculture Ministry urges husbandry firms to save pig farms
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Agriculture Ministry urges husbandry firms to save pig farms

Vietnamnet - Minister of Agriculture Nguyen Xuan Cuong on Monday called on large animal husbandry businesses to increase their purchase of pigs and keep them in frozen storage in order to help

Is Vietnam’s agriculture suffering from 'Dutch disease'?
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Is Vietnam’s agriculture suffering from 'Dutch disease'?

Vietnamnet - Nguyen Duc Thanh from VEPR believes that Vietnam’s agriculture is suffering from so-called Dutch disease. It is still fumbling for ways to develop, though it leads the world in the

Agriculture Ministry to check tra exports to US
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Agriculture Ministry to check tra exports to US

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam will inspect a sample from every batch of tra fish exported to the US to check them for food safety, according to a new ministerial decision.

PM calls for Hong Kong investment in hi-tech agriculture, industry
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PM calls for Hong Kong investment in hi-tech agriculture, industry

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on Hong Kong-based Sunwah Group and VinaCapital Fund to make further investments in Vietnam in the fields of hi-tech agriculture and

Agriculture Ministry submits plan to develop shrimp industry
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Agriculture Ministry submits plan to develop shrimp industry

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has submitted to the Prime Minister a national action plan for the development of the shrimp industry through 2025.

Conference discusses measures to accumulate land for large-scale agriculture
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Conference discusses measures to accumulate land for large-scale agriculture

Nhan dan - NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung stressed the need to analyse and evaluate the impacts of the implementation of land accumulation and concentration policies on socio-economic

HCM City aims to lead country in hi-tech agriculture
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HCM City aims to lead country in hi-tech agriculture

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City plans to establish three more hi-tech agriculture parks by 2020 with the aim of becoming one of the country’s leading cities in high-tech agricultural

Agriculture Ministry strengthens shrimp industry inspections
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Agriculture Ministry strengthens shrimp industry inspections

Vietnamnet - The National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has said that it will coordinate with the Ministry of Public

ADB urges Vietnam to reform agriculture to bolster growth
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ADB urges Vietnam to reform agriculture to bolster growth

Nhan dan - NDO - Agricultural reform is vital for Vietnam to boost growth and become an upper-middle-income country, says the Asian Development Bank (ABD) in a report released on April 10.

$4.4 billion enough to build hi-tech agriculture in Vietnam?
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$4.4 billion enough to build hi-tech agriculture in Vietnam?

Vietnamnet - The government has decided to disburse VND100 trillion for farming projects to help develop hi-tech agriculture. It is the biggest-ever credit package given in the field.

Embattled Vietnam agriculture loses market share on home turf
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Embattled Vietnam agriculture loses market share on home turf

Vietnamnet - Vietnamese agriculture, battling to retain confidence among consumers, is losing market share across the agriculture and food spectrum, once considered its unbreakable home turf.

Central Bank of VN tells commercial banks to support high-tech agriculture
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Central Bank of VN tells commercial banks to support high-tech agriculture

Vietnamnet - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will require commercial banks support high-tech agriculture enterprises, under a direction from Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.

Reasonable interest rates required for VND100 trillion credit for hi-tech agriculture
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Reasonable interest rates required for VND100 trillion credit for hi-tech agriculture

Nhan dan - NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has requested the banking system cut costs to reduce interest rates of the VND100 trillion credit package for enterprises committed to hi-tech

Central Highlands’ high-tech agriculture development faces challenges
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Central Highlands’ high-tech agriculture development faces challenges

Vietnamnet - Weak supply chains and the impacts of climate change are hindering efforts by the Central Highlands to grow into a thriving agricultural hub.

Agriculture minister explains new regulations to US firms
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Agriculture minister explains new regulations to US firms

Vietnamnet - Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong explained several new regulations regarding agriculture during a working session in Hanoi on March 8 with Senior Vice