Livestock breeding needs improvements
12:09 | 02/12/2016 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Livestock breeding plays an important role in agriculture, accounting for 35 percent of total gross domestic product of the agricultural sector. Therefore, improving efficiency of the livestock sector in the context of international economic integration is seen as an urgent issue.
Hanoi recommends food safety standards
16:21 | 01/12/2016 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Many cooperative programs enabling consumers to access safe farm produce in Hanoi have been kicked off over the past year. To achieve efficiency, the Hanoi Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has suggested authorities to issue food safety standards.
Hanoi vows to take lead in improving business climate
10:47 | 29/11/2016 Economy- Society
Hanoi will take the lead in improving the business climate and supporting enterprises since their formation, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Doan Toan said at a dialogue between the city’s authorities and entrepreneurs on November 28.
Wood consumption to rise by 10 percent
09:54 | 28/11/2016 Economy- Society
Consumption of wood products in the domestic market is expected to increase by more than 10 percent this year from last year’s figure of 1.3 billion USD, according to the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City (Hawa).
JICA helps Hoa Binh with native pig breeding
14:31 | 23/11/2016 Economy- Society
Authorities of northern Hoa Binh province and a JICA delegation reviewed the progress of a project on establishing a gene bank for Vietnamese native pig species and developing sustainable pig farming to conserve bio-diversity in the province at a meeting on November 16.