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.

Rice sector restructuring in Mekong Delta: A strategic option


Direction of rice sector restructuring:

(i) To assure national food security;(ii) To raise rice farmers' income;(iii) sustainable development: sustainable farming, reduction in production costs, water pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and post-harvest losses, enhancement of refined processing and by-product processing.

Consultative meeting on Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA)


The Governments of Viet Nam, South Africa and the Netherlands co-organized a Consultative meeting, with support from the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR), FAO, CGIAR/CCAFS, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Italy, for establishing an Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture.

The medal "For the cause of agriculture and rural development" awarded to the WB expert


On June 17th 2014, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has awarded the medal"For the cause of agriculture and rural development" to Ms. Jennifer Sara, Sector Manager of the Sustainable Development Department of the World Bank (WB) in Viet Nam on the occasion of the completion of her working term in Viet Nam.

Vietnam and Argentina strengthen cooperation in agriculture


The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Argentina has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on "Food Safety Control", a significant legal framework to promote export and import of agricultural products between the two countries.

Viet Nam – the Netherlands strengthen cooperation in agriculture


"Agriculture in Viet Nam and the Netherlands have similarities in both advantages and challenges. Therefore, the two countries have recently provided effective support for the agricultural sector, especially in terms of food security. Also, the two countries have officially established a strategic partnership for agriculture. This will be a great opportunity for agricultural cooperation between the two countries with the goal of making Vietnam become the Netherlands of Asia", the Minister of Agriculture of the Netherlands – Ms. Sharon Dijksma said at the talks.

Denmark pledges 90 million USD in ODA to Vietnam


According to the Danish Ambassador to Vietnam, Denmark will disburse 90 million USD in ODA grants to Vietnam in the period 2014-2015. The main focus areas include: green growth; climate change; economic development for private sector; water and sanitation; culture and public governance activities. Denmark pledged to support Vietnam in the fight to reduce poverty and the development a more sustainable economy.

Approval of the project to assure food safety in livestock


The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved the project "Food safety assurance in the transport and slaughter of livestock and poultry for period 2014-2020". The project aims to control the slaughter and transport of livestock and poultry in the whole country in accordance with the characteristics of each region, assure food safety for domestic consumption and exports and contribute to disease spread prevention and ecological environment protection.

Discussing solutions to overcome difficulties and promote export of agricultural and fishery products


At the meeting to discuss solutions to overcome difficulties and promote export of agricultural and fishery products held by the Ministry of Trade and Industry in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on June 3th 2014, the two Ministries and other relevant ministries and commodity associations identified the challenges in the consumption of this commodity group and agreed on 5 general solutions to overcome difficulties and promote export of this commodity group.

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