Promoting Strong Cooperation Between Vietnam and Japan in The Agricultural Sector19-04-2021

On December 12, 2020, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam cooperated with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan (MAFF) to organize the 5th high-level dialogue on agricultural cooperation between Vietnam and Japan. The dialogue took place online under the chair of the two Ministers of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) – Mr. Nguyen Xuan Cuong and the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan (MAFF) – Mr. Kotaro Nogami.

Ho Chi Minh City: A Budget of Nearly 7.5 Billion VND Has Been Approved for Environmental Monitoring in Aquaculture from 2021 to 202519-04-2021

To promptly prevent unsafe aquatic environments, minimize damage caused by the environment, and aim to develop sustainable and efficient aquaculture. For the years 2021-2025, Ho Chi Minh City's People's Committee has released a proposal for environmental monitoring and alert in aquaculture. Ho Chi Minh City will invest approximately 7.5 billion VND on aquaculture monitoring the aquaculture environment in the period of 2021-2025 according to the programme.  

Thanh Hoa: A Shrimp Farming Model for The Winter Season Achieves High Productivity and Disease Control19-04-2021

Tran Dinh Luan, Director General of the General Department of Fisheries, held a working session in Thanh Hoa on March 17, 2021, to determine the current state of shrimp farming in the province.

Solutions to bring marine aquaculture to become a main sub-sector in development of the fisheries sector in the coming time25-12-2020

In December 18, 2020, in Phu Yen provice, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) coordinated with People's Committee of Phu Yen province to hold a conference of development of sustainable marine aquaculture. The conference was aimed at discussing solutions to make marine aquaculture become a main sub-sector of fisheries development in the coming time.

Marine cage-farming industrial scale meets VietGAP standards25-12-2020

Recently, the mission of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) led by Mr. Phung Duc Tien - the Deputy Minister visited the first marine cage-farming industrial scale which meets VietGAP standards in Vietnam.

Stepping up registration of aquaculture areas17-12-2020

On 23 September, 2020 in Can Tho city, the Directorate of Fisheries (D-Fish) coordinated with a Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) of Can Tho City to organize a Conference on Evaluating results and discussing the solutions to perform registration of cage culture, main targert species cultured in the Mekong River Delta. Mr. Tran Dinh Luan, Director-General of D-Fish  and Mr. Pham Truong Yen, Deputy Director of DARD of Can Tho City, co-chaired the Conference.

Marine aquaculture - a focus of fisheries development in the next ten years11-12-2020

That was an opinion agreed by many delegates at a conference on building a Viet Nam Fisheries Development Strategy to 2030, vision 2045, which was held in October 8, 2020, in Hanoi, under the chair of Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien.

Initial Success in Exploiting and Developing Genetic Resources of Malabar Grouper08-12-2020

After 5 years of conducting research on the national level of science and technology task on exploiting and developing the genetic resources of malabar grouper (Epinephelus malabaricus Bloch & Schneider, 1801) brought the initial results for both economic and social efficiency.

In July 2020, All Cultivated Species Are Healthy and Disease Free in The Nam Dinh Province30-11-2020

In order to achieve highly effective farming activities and complete the aquaculture production plan in 2020, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Nam Dinh province has directed localities in the province to focus on stabilizing production, especially in the rainy season.

Ninh Binh: Applying Science and Technology for Three (3) Crops Per Year in White Leg Shrimp30-11-2020

The Ninh Binh fishing industry has been developing strongly in recent years. The white leg shrimp farming in the coastal area of Kim Son district is having great potential for growth. The Kim Son district's aquaculture area is 3.315 ha while the area for advanced extensive black tiger shrimp farming is 1.985 ha, the area for semi-intensive and intensive white leg shrimp farming is 130 ha and 1.200 ha for clam farming.

Shrimp Farming Online Journal - Solution for Integration Period30-11-2020

In an attempt to help shrimp farmers increasingly engage in the incorporation phase, the International Collaborating Center for Aquaculture and Fisheries Sustainability (ICAFIS) has partnered closely with Tep Bac Co., Ltd. to create and introduce experiments in the online shrimp farming journal.

Guidance on biosafety requirements for brackish water shrimp breeding production and nursing conditions19-11-2020

In order to control the quality of shrimp breed and ensure food safety, the Directorate of Fisheries has issued Decision No. 169/QD-TCTS-NTTS dated March 9th, 2020 guiding biosafety practices in production, nursing brackish water shrimp.

Conference on building a Fisheries Development Strategy by the year 2030, with a vision to 204524-09-2020

On September 24, 2020, in Nha Trang city, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held a preliminary conference on a Target Program of Sustainable Fisheries Development for the period of 2016 - 2020 and collecting suggestions for building a fisheries development strategy by the year 2030, with a vision to 2045. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien, Vice Chairman of the Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Council Tran Manh Dung and Directorate of Fisheries Director General Tran Dinh Luan co-chaired the conference.

Connection between production and domestic consumption of Pangasius products01-09-2020

On 9 June 2020, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development (MARD) held the event of Connection between production and domestic consumption of pangasius products". This was the event which began the Seafood Products Fair in Hanoi in 2020 to introduce and promote consumption of pangasius products for the domestic market.

Clam value chain according to ASC in Nam Dinh province29-08-2019

On August 22, 2019, Lenger Seafoods Vietnam Co., Ltd. cooperated with Nam Dinh Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, ICAFIS and RECERD to organize the signing ceremony of Clam value chain according to ASC.

Development of Aquaculture according to the standards and meet the market’s requirements27-08-2019

From the beginning of 2019, Can Tho city continues developing aquaculture in the sustainable way, ensuring food safety and environmental sanitation. Accordingly, the agricultural sector promotes the construction of aquaculture areas applying the standards such as GAP, ASC, SQF, BMP, Metro GAP... in order to provide  the products with high quality, serve consumer and export’s demand, increase product’s value, improving the production efficiency.  In currently, the total area for farming aquatic species with food safety products, reached ​​city’s standard is more than 236 ha, including 222 ha adapted VietGAP standard and 13.75 ha meets BAP and ASC standard. The city  is also developing a plan of “Supporting aquaculture facilities in Can Tho to apply Good Aquaculture Practices (VietGAP)" in 2019. By the end of July, 2019, the total area for farming aquatic species of Can Tho was 4,633 ha, surpassed 12% in comparison with the same period of last year, reached 55% of year plan; harvested 1,972 ha, with 106,747 tons, equal to 89% of the same period in 2018, reached 54% of plan. In particular, the Tra fish farming area is 618 ha, equivalent to the same period of last year, reached 82% of plan; harvested 282 ha with output of 85,653 tons, equal to 84% with the same period of last year, reached 52% of plan; Tra fish’s price fluctuates in the range of 20,000-21,000 VND/kg. Binh Than

Fishery development potential of Ben Tre province26-08-2019

Ben Tre province is formed and surrounded by four large rivers of the Mekong river system, with more than 65km of coastline, with a system of interlocking canals, many mudflats suitable for the development of fisheries economy.

Fishery development potential of Ben Tre province26-08-2019

Ben Tre province is formed and surrounded by four large rivers of the Mekong river system, with more than 65km of coastline, with a system of interlocking canals, many mudflats suitable for the development of fisheries economy.

Hanoi City: Aquaculture production is estimated at 51,000 tons23-08-2019

Hanoi Fisheries Department said that from the beginning of 2019 until now, the city's aquaculture area is about 21,000ha, of which 4,300ha are concentrated farming with an estimated output of 51,000 tons, reaching 42.5% of year plan, increased 4.08% compared to the same period in 2018.

Hanoi City: Aquaculture production is estimated at 51,000 tons23-08-2019

Hanoi Fisheries Department said that from the beginning of 2019 until now, the city's aquaculture area is about 21,000ha, of which 4,300ha are concentrated farming with an estimated output of 51,000 tons, reaching 42.5% of year plan, increased 4.08% compared to the same period in 2018.

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