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In China, maggots finish plates, and food waste

The lavae could help China eat away waste. 

'Worst is over' for Brazil's meat scandal: minister

The problem is isolated and that Brazilian products represent no danger.

Trump’s trade deal withdrawal: Will it hurt US farm products in Vietnam?

U.S. exporters had high hopes that the TPP would help boost shipments to Asian markets. Now those hopes are shattered.
January 25, 2017 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Harsh weather casts gloomy cloud over Saigon flower market

Severe salinization and unseasonal rains have left farmers little to be hopeful of.
January 23, 2017 | 12:17 pm GMT+7

Hurdles and harvests: Vietnam’s agricultural outlook

The government is seeking ways to consolidate and scale-up agricultural production.
January 21, 2017 | 04:28 pm GMT+7

Who says money doesn't grow on trees? Vietnamese farmers cash in on dried persimmons

How do farmers in the Central Highlands make their dried persimmons worth the price tag of $20 a kilogram?
January 11, 2017 | 10:16 am GMT+7

Vietnam 2017: Prospects and challenges

From the macroeconomy to tourism and weather: Experts and officials analyze the outlook for Vietnam this year.
January 02, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam's agriculture sector rebounds after facing extreme headwinds

The much-needed recovery came after the sector contracted in the first half of the year, on the heels of a devastating drought.
December 27, 2016 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to grant $2.6 billion in loans for high-tech farming

High-tech agriculture will allow the country to compete with others in the future, officials say.
December 20, 2016 | 10:19 am GMT+7

As time goes by, passion for water puppets never cools

The artisan has brought thousands of water puppets to life over the past 25 years.
December 12, 2016 | 11:49 am GMT+7

1.4 bln jobs depend on pollinators: report

'This could result in approximately 29 million lost years of healthy life.' 
November 29, 2016 | 08:47 am GMT+7

HCMC gears towards high-tech agriculture with $114 mln plan

It's a big price to ask for a sector that has previously failed to attract major investment.
November 26, 2016 | 08:45 am GMT+7

EU-Vietnam trade deal: Door opens for agri-food products

'After the FTA comes into force, bilateral trade will definitely be intensified and reach a new high.'
November 07, 2016 | 06:27 pm GMT+7

Foreign investors show little interest in Vietnam’s agriculture sector

Only 1 percent of foreign funds pouring into the country is cultivating the agriculture sector.
October 30, 2016 | 11:15 am GMT+7

Vietnam's Mekong Delta crying out for flood waters, again

White fish, crabs and water lilies are proving hard to find for farmers.
October 12, 2016 | 12:00 am GMT+7