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Vietnam launches new agency to 'rescue' farm products

Farmers are growing more food than the population can eat due to a breakdown in communication.

Vietnam set for agriculture reform to support Paris climate agreement: report

The sector is responsible for nearly 40 percent of the country’s carbon emissions.

The hands that feed: Portraits of global farmers

Whether on a rural field in Hanoi or inside a futuristic container in Brooklyn, they work hard to put food on our tables.
June 10, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Indonesian farmers befriend soil to protect harvests from climate stress

'El Nino did not affect those practicing conservation agriculture, but those who weren't suffered a lot.'
June 06, 2017 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Tulips bloom in Kashmir as Indian farmers discover flower power

As the Himalayan region struggles with unemployment and the loss of large swathes of its agricultural land to construction, local farmers are being won over to floriculture.
June 01, 2017 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

In China, maggots finish plates, and food waste

The lavae could help China eat away waste. 
May 29, 2017 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

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

The problem is isolated and that Brazilian products represent no danger.
March 24, 2017 | 08:25 am GMT+7

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