Vietnam has opportunity for exports of agricultural products

Vietnam has opportunity for exports of agricultural products

Food prices in the world rose to their highest ever levels after nearly 30 countries announced to restrict food export. In that context, being a major exporter of agricultural products, Vietnam is considered to have many opportunities to accelerate and boost the supply of commodities such as rice, and seafood. However, the input materials for these industries imported into Vietnam are currently disrupted.

Singapore has retained its top position in the world in food security for the second consecutive year in the Global Food Security Index. (Photo: straitstimes.com)

Singapore tops food security index for 2nd straight year

Singapore has retained its top position in the world in food security for the second consecutive year in the Global Food Security Index, which assesses if people have access to affordable and quality food to meet their nutritional needs.

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (R) and visiting Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a press conference on June 7 (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Singapore, Australia enhance digital economic cooperation

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A girl runs through deserted farmland in Myanmar's Sagaing region where floods buried valuable fertile soil under several feet of mud which later dried hard and cracked, making land preparations very difficult and expensive (Photo: news.un.org)

FAO assists Myanmar to improve food security

 The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Myanmar government have signed a multi-year framework agreement to improve nutrition and food security in the country while safeguarding and sustainably managing the use of natural resources.
The Singaporean Parliament on February 12 pass a new law on the establishment of a new agency to oversee food-related issues. (Source: www.todayonline.com)

Singapore works to enhance food security

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