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PPP - important tool to support agricultural restructuring

   4/26/2016

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Partnerships for sustainable agriculture in Viet Nam (VSAV) organized Public-Private Task Force Meeting. Participants of the Meeting were representatives from Grow Asia, Embassies of Australia and Switzerland, Ho Chi Minh City, 22nd April 2016.


Action Plan on response to climate change in agriculture and rural development in 2016-2020, vision to 2050

   4/26/2016

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development issued the Decision No. 819/QD-BNN-KHCN dated 14th March 2016 on approving the Action Plan on response to climate change in agriculture and rural development in 2016-2020, vision to 2050.


Agricultural sectors integrated into National Adaptation Plans - NAPs

   4/26/2016

Speaking at the Conference, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh said that Viet Nam was facing with losses and damages beyond its resilience even after thoroughly applying the measures of climate change adaptation and greenhouse gas emission mitigation. Vice Minister affirmed that accessing to NAPs would be long-term solution of the developing countries as Viet Nam.


Viet Nam joins the 33rd session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific

   4/4/2016

The 33rd session of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC33) took place from 7-11th March 2016 in Pultrajaya, Malaysia. This Conference aimed to improve food security, respond to climate change and contribute to sustainably agricultural development. Present at the event are agriculture ministers, senior officers and experts from 46 countries across Asia and the Pacific. Vietnamese delegation was led by Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh.


Investment in agriculture and rural development promoted

   3/22/2016

At the task force meeting to attract investment in agriculture and rural areas, in order to remove difficulties for enterprises to invest in this sector, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat has directly assigned the relevant departments/agencies to strictly and effectively handle the assigned problems, which can help to modify the policy mechanism of the sector, creating favorable conditions to encourage business investment.


Minister Counsellor of Viet Nam Embassy in Japan awarded Campaign medal “For Agricultural and Rural Development”

   3/17/2016

On 1st March 2016, at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), under authorization of Minister Cao Duc Phat, Vice Minister Vu Van Tam awarded the medal “For Agriculture and Rural Development” to Mr. Nguyen Trung Dung, Minister Counsellor of Viet Nam Embassy in Japan for his contributions to Viet Nam’s agriculture, especially in his effort in expanding the agricultural diplomatic relation in agriculture with Japan in the past two terms.


Discussion with USDA on Catfish inspection program

   3/9/2016

In Mid-February 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development(MARD)establishedan inter-ministerial delegation ledby Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentVu Van Tam to work with the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA),U.STrade Representative (USTR), senior adviser of parliamentarians of the Senate and House of Representatives, relevant U.S organizations and individuals; At the same time, MARD alsoestablishedtechnical groups to discuss in detail and clarifiedthedifferentissues in interpretation, application and preparation of VietNam to meet the new requirements in the final rule(*)  to obtain theequivalent determination from the U.S.


One Health Partnership for Zoonosis launched

   3/8/2016

TheMinistry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and other relevant agencies, organized the Launching meeting and signing ceremony for the Partnership Framework of the Viet Nam One Health Partnershipfor Zoonosis(OHP)in the morning of 1st March 2016 in Ha Noi.


EuroCham publishes White Book 2016 on trade and investment in Viet Nam

   3/7/2016

On 2nd March 2016 in Ha Noi, The European Chamber of Commerce in VietNam(EuroCham), in collaboration with Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry VCCI, has organized the “EU and Vietnam Economic Cooperation Conference: EuroCham Whitebook 2016 Launch & EU-Vietnam FTA Outlook


Midterm Pleliminary and Meeting on Project Steering Committee of FOMIS II

   3/3/2016

On 28th January 2016, in Ha Noi, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), in collaboration with the Embassy of Finland in Viet Nam, organized 4th Meeting of Project Steering Committee Development of Management Information System for Forestry Sector phase II (FORMIS II).


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