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Farming on the beach: How clams spring to life in northern Vietnam
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Farming on the beach: How clams spring to life in northern Vietnam

En Vnexpress - Covered in mud and turbid water, Dong Chau Beach in Thai Binh Province is no place for a fancy vacation.

Couple's dress-up 'farming' wedding snaps go viral
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Couple's dress-up 'farming' wedding snaps go viral

En Vnexpress - No exotic destination or fancy pre-wedding photos for this down-to-earth duo.

Suspense as Vietnam's Delta city seeks to transform farming islet into Disneyland for adults
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Suspense as Vietnam's Delta city seeks to transform farming islet into Disneyland for adults

En Vnexpress - Farmers have already developed community-based tourism, but Can Tho authorities seem to think the bigger the better.

Salmon farming in Vietnam
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Salmon farming in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - Hoang Van Ta, 53, was the first person to farm salmon in his commune in the mountainous province of Lang Son in 2007 and now he earns as much as 4-5 billion VND (180,000-220,000 USD) a

Plan needed to rescue VN pig-farming industry
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Plan needed to rescue VN pig-farming industry

Vietnamnet - These days, the term “save the pigs” has appeared in many local newspapers, as the price of live pigs has dropped to a record low, causing major losses for farmers across the country.

Vietnam looks for shrimp farming to save the Mekong Delta
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Vietnam looks for shrimp farming to save the Mekong Delta

Vietnamnet - About 700 000 hectares of rice and other agriculture crops in Vietnam were destroyed by climate-induced natural disasters in 2016, reports the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural

Ly Son islanders abandon lobster farming
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Ly Son islanders abandon lobster farming

Vietnamnet - Seafood farmers in Ly Son Island, Quang Ngai Province, have suffered billions of dong in losses after their lobsters died and prices dropped.

Farming start-ups need more help
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Farming start-ups need more help

Vietnamnet - Pragmatic policies are needed for the Government to realise its goal of promoting start-ups in the agriculture sector.

Investors bemoan multiple barriers to farming
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Investors bemoan multiple barriers to farming

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – Businesses have complained that they have to deal with a host of barriers and risks in agricultural projects though they are encouraged to invest in the sector.

Japanese capital poured into ‘intensive farming’ in Vietnam
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Japanese capital poured into ‘intensive farming’ in Vietnam

The number of Japanese investors who want to develop agriculture and fishery projects in Vietnam is on the rise as more Vietnamese favor Japanese food items.

Vietnam to grant $2.6 billion in loans for high-tech farming
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Vietnam to grant $2.6 billion in loans for high-tech farming

High-tech agriculture will allow the country to compete with others in the future, officials say.

Seminar discusses sustainable farming development during international integration
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Seminar discusses sustainable farming development during international integration

NDO—Both the potential and challenges for the sustainable development of Vietnam’s farming sector during the country’s international integration were discussed at an online seminar hosted by Nhan Dan

Farming exports bring in US$29.1 billion in 11 months
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Farming exports bring in US$29.1 billion in 11 months

NDO—Vietnam brought in US$29.1 billion from agricultural, timber and fishery exports in the first eleven months of the year, up 5.9% over the same period of last year.

Organic farming taking root in Vietnam
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Organic farming taking root in Vietnam

The slow and steady rise of organic farming in Vietnam shows no signs of subsiding. But with the extra expertise and costs associated with growing organic produce, is it a profitable business model?

Farming exports reach US$17.8 billion in seven months
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Farming exports reach US$17.8 billion in seven months

NDO - Vietnam’s agro-forestry and fishery exports earned US$2.64 billion in July, bringing total revenues in the first seven months of the year to US$17.8 billion, up 5.1% over the same period last

Binh Phuoc high-tech farming centre opens
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Binh Phuoc high-tech farming centre opens

NDO/VNA – The Binh Phuoc high-tech agriculture centre began operations in Tan Thanh commune, Dong Xoai town on July 13.

How will Brexit affect farming in Vietnam?
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How will Brexit affect farming in Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge – The EU has been an important consumption market for Vietnam agribusiness for decades and Brexit is leaving farmers deeply conflicted on what the ultimate outcome on their

Drought in Vietnam holds back growth as farming takes knock
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Drought in Vietnam holds back growth as farming takes knock

  Agriculture production contracts 0.8 percent in first half of yearWeather woes cool Vietnam's Q2 growth to 2-year lowVietnam's economy grows 5.52 percent in H1 Vietnam's government exceeds spending

Mekong Delta urged to step up paddy farming
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Mekong Delta urged to step up paddy farming

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has called for provinces in the Mekong Delta to expand paddy farming in areas with favorable weather conditions given positive projections for

Interest in coffee farming wanes in Vietnam
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Interest in coffee farming wanes in Vietnam

Coffee tree recultivation in the Central Highlands provinces made notable progress, but a number of obstacles still demand more research and measures, agricultural experts said at a recent conference

Organic farming takes baby steps to meet growing demand
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Organic farming takes baby steps to meet growing demand


Organic farming has become more mainstream in recent years as the demand for organic produce continues to rise.