Promote mechanized agriculture development support


The Prime Minister has approved the Action Plan for agricultural machinery development for the implementation of Industrialization Strategy of Viet Nam in the framework of Vietnam-Japan cooperation until 2020 and with vision to 2030 at Decision 1342/QD-TTg dated 12 August 2014. Accordingly, the development of areas of agricultural machinery; processing of agricultural and fisheries products; shipbuilding; environment and energy-saving will be given priority with the aim of supporting the promotion of agricultural development towards greater added value, international competitiveness and sustainable development (Decision 1043/QD-TTg).

Socio-economic Development Plan in 5 years (2016-2020)


Striving for an average GDP growth rate at 6.5 - 7%/year and an average decline in the proportion of poor households of 1.5%/year in 2016 - 2020 is the important task of the Socio-economic Development Plan in 5 years from 2016-2020 of the Government proposed in Directive 22/CT-TTg dated 5 August 2014.

Action Plan for improvement of the implementation of ODA projects


The Prime Minister approved the "Action Plan for improvement of the implementation of programs and projects funded by ODA and concessional loans for period 2014 - 2015" at Decision 1257/QD-TTg dated 25 July 2014, with 6 main tasks to enhance ODA efficiency.

Remote sensing application for food security


The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in collaboration with Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), held the workshop "Remote sensing application for food security" on 30 July 2014 in Hanoi, with the presence of nearly 100 participants including scientists, management officials and representatives of domestic and foreign enterprises. The application of remote sensing technology will contribute to the implementation of agriculture sector restructuring scheme, including crop restructuring in Mekong Delta, Red River Delta and Northern Mountain.

Partners’ meeting for establishing an Alliance on Climate Smart Agriculture | The Hague | 9 – 11 July 2014


From July 9th – 11th 2014 a meeting between Partners of Alliance on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) was held in The Hague, Netherlands to discuss on the formation of a Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture.  The meeting was hosted by the Netherlands Government and co-chaired by Dr Hans Hoogeveen, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Mr. David Nabarro, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Food Security and Nutrition, United Nations. 

Awarding the medal "For the cause of agriculture and rural development" to Ms. Daphne Dernison


On 29 July 2014, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development awarded the medal "For the cause of agriculture and rural development" to Ms. Daphne Dernison, Agricultural Counsellor, Embassy of the Netherlands in Vietnam due to her positive support for the development of Viet Nam agriculture sector and cooperation between the Netherlands and Vietnam. The medal is a tribute to her contributions during her working term in Vietnam from July 2010 to July 2014.

Public investment expansion in production development and new rural development


This is one of the key tasks that the Prime Minister has assigned to relevant ministries and units in Directive 18/CT-TTg dated 15July 2014 on strengthening the implementation direction of the National Target Program on New Rural Development.

New prospects for Viet Nam-Israel agricultural cooperation


On July 14th 2014, the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in collaboration with the Embassy of Israel in Viet Nam, held the "Viet Nam – Israel Agricultural Enterprises Forum" in Hanoi. This is a new opportunity and prospect for agricultural development and cooperation of the two countries.

Support for enterprises to participate In sector-linking clusters


This is one of the tasks outlined for the ministries, ministerial-level agencies, government-attached agencies and People's Committees of provinces and municipalities and relevant units in the Action Plan of the Government to continue the implementation of the Resolution of the 4th Party Central Committee X on a number of key policies for economic growth and sustainability upon Viet Nam's membership of the World Trade Organization, issued with Resolution 49/NQ-CP dated July 10th 2014.

1st Dialogue on Viet Nam - Japan Agricultural Cooperation for the development of Viet Nam agriculture


At the first high-level dialogue meeting on Viet Nam - Japan agricultural cooperation,  the two sides have agreed on the outline proposal for the medium-term and long-term vision for comprehensive agriculture development in Viet Nam. Accordingly, specific activities will be identified for the period 2015-2019 and later phases in Viet Nam.

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