Trương Văn Kiệm, deputy head of the Cần Thơ Co-operative Alliance, said that under the collective farming model, farmers were supplied quality plant seeds and breeding animals, and provided cultivation techniques and disease prevention and control methods. … [Read more...] about Cần Thơ rice farmers switch to high-value crops
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Hanoi (VNA) – Little rainfall is forecast across the country in March and April, the remaining months of the dry season, particularly in the central region, said Vu Duc Long, Deputy Director of the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting. Water levels in rivers in the central and Central Highlands regions are forecast to stand 35 – 70 percent below the average recorded in previous years, and even 80 percent down in some areas, he said. Central Vietnam will likely suffer drought in the next two months, and saline intrusion in regional estuaries will occur earlier and on a larger scale, he added. It is very likely that Thanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, the Central Highlands and the southeastern region will be in the grip of drought from March to May, while the central coast is facing drought and saltwater intrusion from June to August, which will be more severe than the last dry season. Volumetric flow rates of rivers in the central and Central Highlands … [Read more...] about Low rainfall expected across central Vietnam over next two months
In terms of retail, smaller, clean and nearby shopping places like street shops, minimarkets and convenience stores are being temporarily favoured against wet markets or larger super- or hypermarkets. In addition, the number of transactions for online shopping and home delivery has significantly increased. … [Read more...] about What effect will COVID-19 have on Vietnam’s FMCG market?
Doan Van Binh, director of the Institute of Energy and Science at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, said that since implementing 2007’s Resolution No.18 NQ/TW, which had a vision towards 2050, specific goals have been reached. However, the international and domestic context requires an energy strategy with breakthrough solutions that meet the country’s new development and integration requirements. “The new resolution played an important role as it pointed out weakness during the past and the reason for these. But new situations force us to restructure,” said Binh. … [Read more...] about Energy strategy fit for private backers
With the help of industry promotion funding, rural industrial facilities continue to expand production and access modern equipment To encourage the development of local industries and crafts, industry promotion authorities have helped in the opening of new businesses, application of advanced technologies in production, the building of technical demonstration models, developing and registering trademarks for rural industry products, and selecting outstanding rural industry products for certification at regional and national levels. … [Read more...] about From wood processing to noodles: Phu Tho boosts rural industry