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Collectivize, industrialize, Vietnam farmers urged

Shifting to large scale farming will enable hitech application and improve quality of agricultural produce, experts say.

Vietnamese coffee prices keep dipping

Plentiful global supply will keep local prices low for now, agriculture ministry says.

Philippine peasants fight for land 30 years after reform

Peasant farmers protest to demand genuine land reform and ask government to stop killing farmers.
May 31, 2018 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Expose of labor abuse brews trouble for 'slave-free' Indian tea

Farmers lived below the poverty line and workers faced beatings and sexual violence and having wages and benefits withheld.
May 31, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Toxic gas found as 1,500 tons of farmed fish die in Vietnamese river

Heavy downpour reduced oxygen in the river, according to initial investigation.
May 23, 2018 | 02:12 pm GMT+7

'Pity' buying not the long-term solution to save Vietnam's farmers

Savvy market knowledge is needed to solve near-constant oversupply.
May 11, 2018 | 01:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam rice rates up for fifth week; currency moves weigh on India, Thailand

Demand is high and supplies are low as the Philippines might buy more rice for the rest of the year.
April 27, 2018 | 08:46 am GMT+7

Smoking hot: Find out where your nicotine fix comes from

Nomadic farmers from southern Vietnam work come rain or shine to cultivate and harvest tobacco.
April 14, 2018 | 07:24 am GMT+7

Around the mulberry bush: Sample a juicy April delicacy in Hanoi

Hundreds of the capital's mulberry orchards are coming into season.
April 03, 2018 | 07:41 am GMT+7

Follow the flowers: On the hunt with nomadic beekeepers in Vietnam

Vietnamese beekeepers and their charges chase blossoms all over the country in the search for a sweet natural haul.
March 21, 2018 | 10:33 am GMT+7

Tons of radishes left to rot due to massive oversupply in Hanoi

Favorable weather has led to a bumper crop at an unfavorable time for farmers.
March 17, 2018 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

The hard workers behind your glamorous Tet blossoms

Every year, southern farmers migrate to Saigon to take care of plants and flowers for Lunar New Year decorations.
February 15, 2018 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese farmers' Valentine photos prove carrots are no less romantic than roses

This farmer couple's Valentine's Day photos, taken by their own son, have received hundreds of comments and shares in just one day.
February 14, 2018 | 11:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese crab farmers struggle to find buyers after China goes cold

Chinese traders seem to have lost their taste for local crab, forcing prices down by 50 percent.
September 21, 2016 | 01:56 pm GMT+7

Macadamia millionaire dream slowly dies in Vietnam's Central Highlands

Farmers were banking on the nuts to make their fortunes.
September 20, 2016 | 07:15 pm GMT+7
 
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