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The best way to hunt down rats? Put a price tag on them

Farmers in a central Vietnam commune were offered a financial inducement to catch the pesky rodents that were destroying their crops.

Ben Tre farmers dig up clams for extra cash

The short-necked clam cannot be farmed, so limits are placed on how many kilos a person can dig up a day.

Hunting for honey in Vietnam’s jungles

65-year-old Pham Van Tiem has been following the honeybee trail for the last four decades in Thua Thien - Hue.
August 24, 2018 | 02:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam sets ambitious $20 billion wood export target for 2025

Vietnam sees wood and wood works as a spearhead industry, earning export revenues of $18-20 billion by 2025.
August 11, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Floods hit Mekong Delta farmers after Laos dam bursts

Thousands of hectares of crops have been damaged in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta as flooding has come earlier than expected.
August 01, 2018 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Seeds sown for new durian sales pitch in Vietnam

Sellers and farmers in southern and Central Highlands are offering a 'durian buffet' to collect the fruit’s highly lucrative seeds.
July 15, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Supermarkets must help end 'brutal conditions' for farmers: Oxfam

'Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions.'
June 22, 2018 | 09:52 am GMT+7

Collectivize, industrialize, Vietnam farmers urged

Shifting to large scale farming will enable hitech application and improve quality of agricultural produce, experts say.
June 10, 2018 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese coffee prices keep dipping

Plentiful global supply will keep local prices low for now, agriculture ministry says.
June 09, 2018 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

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
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