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India rice rates gain as Bangladesh keeps up purchases, Vietnam ends flat run

Trading remained thin due to depleted stocks in Vietnam, while its major winter-spring crop would be ready only by the end of February.

Can agriculture and the climate fix their 'unhappy marriage' in 2018?

Agriculture, forestry and other land uses together account for nearly a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions. 

Vietnamese exporters in the dark about changes to US food quality regulations

A lack of knowledge about these changes could lead to 'significant' drops in Vietnam’s agriculture exports to the U.S.
August 29, 2017 | 12:10 pm GMT+7

Battling century's worst drought, India's farmers revive traditional grains

'Hybrid varieties need more water, fertilizers and pesticides. They are just not sustainable in this region.'
August 22, 2017 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam launches new agency to 'rescue' farm products

Farmers are growing more food than the population can eat due to a breakdown in communication.
June 22, 2017 | 12:03 pm GMT+7

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.
June 17, 2017 | 09:34 am GMT+7

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