Co-management in protecting aquatic resources22-03-2023

Co-management in the protection of aquatic resources is a move in the right direction toward finding a sustainable and effective management method for our country's fisheries sector. Some municipal authorities currently use highly effective co-management models. Aside from that, there are still many challenges that must be overcome before this model can be widely replicated.

Additional Vietnamese enterprises licensed to export seafood products to China22-03-2023

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) announced on February 2, 2023, that 23 Vietnamese seafood enterprises had been informed by the system of instructions to register the export of plant-based food to China (CIFER). Under the General Administration of Customs of China, this market has been officially approved, and declared eligible for export.

The delegation of the U.S. Grains Council came and discussed with Directorate of Fisheries.21-03-2023

On the morning of February 15, 2023, Tran Dinh Luan, Director General of the Directorate of Fisheries, and representatives from the Directorate of Fisheries welcomed and conferred with a delegation from the United States Grains Council (USGC).

“Mariculture: Transforming from traditional to industrial”21-03-2023

That was the topic of a workshop organized by Tuoi Tre Newspaper in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Binh Dinh Provincial People's Committee on the morning of February 14, 2023 at the Binh Dinh Provincial Convention Center.

“Norway - Vietnam: Cooperation opportunities in aquaculture and seafood”21-03-2023

This seminar was co-organized by the Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi and the Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on February 28, 2023 in Hanoi on the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam by the State Secretary of Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H.E., Mr. Erling Rimestad.

Cooperation in the field of fisheries between Vietnam and the Netherlands09-03-2023

On 15th Feb, the Directorate of Fisheries met with the Dutch Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam to discuss cooperation opportunities in the field of fisheries. There were representatives from the Directorate of Fisheries, the Counselor for Agriculture Affairs in Vietnam, and organizations involved in the management of Vietnam's fisheries.

Thanh Hoa: Determining the efforts in combating IUU fishing01-12-2022

On October 14, 2022, the People's Committee of Thanh Hoa province issued Plan No. 245/KH-UBND on working with The European Commission's General Department of Marine and Fisheries Affairs on combating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the province.

Thua Thien Hue: Deploying key measures against IUU fishing to prepare for the EC's Inspection Delegation01-12-2022

Recently, the People's Committee of Thua Thien Hue province has sent a document to the Departments, Boards and branches; People's Committees of districts and cities on the implementation of key measures against IUU fishing to prepare for the inspection team of the European Commission (EC).

Requesting That Localities Complete the Database On Fishing Vessels as Soon as Possible01-12-2022

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference on September 29 to discuss solutions to overcome shortcomings and limitations in combating illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing. Delegates focused on reviewing and highlighting existing issues that must be addressed immediately in the fight against IUU fishing.

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh's Conclusion at The Sixth Meeting of the National Steering Committee On Combating IUU Fishing01-12-2022

The Government Office issued Notice No. 302/TB-VPCP on September 26, 2022, based on the conclusions of Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh at the sixth meeting of the National Steering Committee to Combat illegal, unreported, and uncontrolled (IUU) fishing. 

Increasing 50% in tilapia farming productivity thanks to Biofloc technology01-12-2022

Tilapia cultured intensively in brackish water by Biofloc technology brings high efficiency with a survival rate of over 90% and a yield of 30 tons/ha.

Solutions to develop sustainable lobster farming14-11-2022

The South Central provinces are considered the “capital” of lobster farming in cages, in which the most concentrated farming is in the two provinces of Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa. In recent years, lobster farming in these two provinces has become a key local aquaculture object and a spearhead economic sector, contributing greatly to socio-economic development, creating stable jobs and increasing local economic growth, while ameliorating income for the majority of people in the province.

Increasing the Marine Economy's Regional and International Competitiveness in Ba Ria-Vung Tau18-10-2022

Ba Ria-Vung Tau has developed into one of the marine economic hubs of Vietnam by promoting the marine economy's strength, with timely decisions, being dynamic and creative, and having an innovative spirit.

Pressure from Inflation and The Currency Exchange Rate on Seafood Exports in The Final Months of the Year18-10-2022

Inflation and the exchange rate are two major issues that seafood exporters are concerned about in the final months of the year, especially around Christmas and New Year's Eve. While "inflation" may reduce consumer demand as a result of tight spending, "exchange rate" raises costs associated with importing raw materials for processing.

Outstanding Events at “VIETFISH 2022” Will Take Place on August 24, 202218-10-2022

Within the framework of the Vietnam International Fisheries Expo 2022 (VIETFISH 2022), the Directorate of Fisheries (D-FISH) will coordinate with the Vietnam Fisheries Association (VINAFIS) to organize the seminar “Market trends for aquaculture products”.

Examining the Implementation of the IUU Regulation in Order to Prepare for The Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) Inspection Team18-10-2022

The Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Management Department (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) recently sent a dispatch to seafood processing enterprises exploiting and exporting to the EU, requesting a review of the IUU Regulation implementation in order to welcome the DG MARE inspection team.

Promoting trade and investment in the Middle East market20-04-2022

From February 15 - 19, 2022, Deputy Minister Tran Thanh Nam led a delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to attend a series of trade and investment promotion activities in the agricultural sector in the UAE.

Conference to promote sustainable agricultural development in the Mekong Delta20-04-2022

In the morning of March 6, 2022, in Rach Gia city, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in collaboration with the People's Committee of Kien Giang province held a conference to promote sustainable agricultural development in the Mekong Delta. The conference was chaired by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan.Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Minister Le Minh Hoan chaired the Conference to       promote sustainable agricultural development in the Mekong Delta

Effective and Sustainable Fisheries Protection and Exploitation, In Accordance with International Integration Requirements20-04-2022

The Prime Minister's Decision authorizing the "Planning on the conservation and exploitation of aquatic resources for the period 2021-2030, with a view to 2050" is being drafted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

A Software System to Control Fishery Goods Imported into Vietnam Has Been Developed Under Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA)20-04-2022

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development issued Notice No. 1170/BNN-VP on March 1, 2022, regarding Deputy Minister Phung Duc Tien's conclusions during a meeting on the software system to control imported fishery products into Vietnam under the Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA).