Pig farming recovers quickly. (Photo: SGGP)

Pork supply sufficient for demand at year’s end

Despite being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to calculations, the export turnover of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries sector of Vietnam will reach the previously-set target of US$40 billion this year, heard at the regular press conference of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on October 6 in Hanoi.
Food loss, food waste cause 2 percent of GDP in damages

Food loss, food waste cause 2 percent of GDP in damages

Vietnam's post-harvest loss accounts for about 20-25 percent. Total loss is estimated at 8.8 million tons, equivalent to US$3.9 billion, accounting for about 2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and about 12 percent of Vietnam's agriculture sector.
High-tech agricultural production helps farmers get rich in Lam Dong Province. (Photo: SGGP)

Agricultural sector needs impulse for sustainable development

Despite many achievements, the agricultural investment and development in the Central and Central Highlands of Vietnam are facing many challenges due to a shortage of capital, unstable prices, or a lack of market for products. Enterprises and farmers are looking forward to the third dialogue conference between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and farmers scheduled to take place on September 28 in Buon Ma Thuot City in Dak Lak Province, with the hope that it will open the tie-knot and promote sustainable agricultural production development.
Farmers in Binh Dinh Province have a bumper crop of shallots this year. (Photo: SGGP)

Farmers in central provinces enjoy good harvest of vegetables

Despite the Covid-19 outbreak, thanks to favorable weather, many kinds of vegetables and fruits in the winter-spring crop of farmers in the central provinces of Vietnam have given higher yield than expected. The prices of some agricultural products were stable so farmers have earned high profits.
Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan sees hi-tech agricultural products (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC Party Chief prompts income increase for farmers

Although agriculture accounts for only 0.8 percent of Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP), HCMC still has about 1 million farmers so relevant sides should assist them to increase income, said HCMC Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan yesterday.