Technology applications in agricultural production introduced

Technology applications in agricultural production introduced

The Center for Statistics and Science and Technology Information of Ho Chi Minh City (CESTI), under the Department of Science and Technology of Ho Chi Minh City, on the morning of May 19, held an event to introduce technology applications applied to agricultural production and post-harvest processing in 2022.

HCMC develops urban agriculture

HCMC develops urban agriculture

In 2019, the average income of a rural resident in HCMC was about VND63 million (US$2,743) per year, up 58 percent compared to 2015. The area of agricultural land and the number of agricultural, forestry, and fishery households decreased. However, the GRDP in the agricultural sector still increased because farmers had applied high technology to agricultural production and shifted to valuable crops and livestock, with the support of the city's policy of supporting interest rates on loans for agricultural investment.
Vietnamese agriculture seeks ways to adapt amid Russia-Ukraine war

Vietnamese agriculture seeks ways to adapt amid Russia-Ukraine war

According to experts, the war between Russia and Ukraine and economic sanctions by some countries against Russia will have a profound impact on the global economy, including Vietnam, especially on the import and export of agricultural, forestry, and aquatic products.
Ministries seek solutions to lower fertilizer prices

Ministries seek solutions to lower fertilizer prices

Amid the situation that fertilizer prices in the domestic market jumped by 50-72 percent, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) had an online meeting to propose solutions to control prices and fight against hoarding and profiteering, on August 11, in Hanoi.
Solutions needed for agricultural products to no longer call for rescue

Solutions needed for agricultural products to no longer call for rescue

Every time China stops importing agricultural products or when the Covid-19 pandemic happens, several agricultural products are unsalable, then the rescue of them to support farmers will take place repeatedly. According to many experts, the sector needs to accelerate parallel solutions, such as reducing loan interest rates, applying land rental support policies, and providing information on global production, to escape from this situation.
Agricultural production in Mekong Delta amid age of digital transformation

Agricultural production in Mekong Delta amid age of digital transformation

Mekong Delta farmers have been adopting many advanced models in agricultural production, such as growing melons in net houses and hi-tech shrimp farming. Accordingly, pesticide spraying drones, seed sowing machines, and rice transplanters have appeared in some places. Digital transformation is an inevitable trend in the modernization of the agricultural sector because technology helps to enhance productivity and value through effective scaling farming and management systems.
Adoption of high technologies needs promoting for sustainable agriculture

Adoption of high technologies needs promoting for sustainable agriculture

Aquaculture is more and more developing and plays an important role in the world. The global aquaculture production is currently above 82 million tons. Of which, Vietnam has more than 4.2 million tons, standing in fourth place in the world, and the Mekong Delta accounts for about 70 percent of the total farming area and production of the country.
Italian and Vietnamese companies exchange information at the B2B meeting during the event “Machinery Made in Italy” in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

Italian firms hope to partner with Vietnam in agricultural production

The Italian Government hopes to promote commercial activities in Vietnam, especially in the field of manufacturing and processing agricultural products, turning Vietnam into a strategic entrance for trading and investment of Italy in Southeast Asia, said Italian Ambassador to Vietnam Antonio Alessandro.