Tra Vinh: Over 200 fishermen households are supported to improve the value of farmed shrimp based on the mangrove forest ecosystem12-02-2019

After nearly one year of implementation of the project “Replication of Climate Change Adaptation Model based on the Mangrove Forest Ecosystem in the Mekong Delta” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) support, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) of Tra Vinh province has supported more than 200 coastal saltwater fisher households in Duyen Hai district to practice multi-farming of shrimp farming on an area of nearly 1,000 hectares of mangrove forests received organic certificate for export.

Shrimp – forest model with green growth17-01-2019

The development of shrimp farming in mangroves (shrimp-forest model) in the Mekong Delta over the years shows a potential advantage over sea level rise situation, the Directorate of Fisheries and many agencies have proposed to expand it to implement green growth target.

New technology for sustainable Tra fish farming14-06-2018

In Can Tho province, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF Vietnam) in collaboration with the Vietnam Association of Pangasius (VINAPA) has organized the workshop "Sustainable development of Tra fish farming through the application of E- Map and IoT".

Efficiency from model of VietGAP Tilapia farming associated with consumption08-06-2018

After 6 months, the model of VietGAP tilapia farming associated with consumption have brought high productivity and profit of over VND 69 million /hectare, from VND 10-15 million /hectare higher than traditional model. Before harvesting, Ponds need changing water and stop feeding for 2-3 days to ensure the good quality of the fish.

VietGAP standard – easier way for farmers12-12-2017

Currently, except VietGAP is the domestic standard, the rests such as GlobalGAP, BAP and ASC are all international standards recognized by international organizations. However, even though they are “international standards”, but each certification is only valid in certain markets.

Hai Duong province: Fisheries Association encourages members to practice VietGAP in aquaculture27-11-2017

In 2016, Hai Duong province had 10,965 hectares of fish culture, with production yield was at 69,073 tons, and 2,944 cages, bringing almost 6,000 tons of fish.