The Mekong Delta Strives to Achieve Over 990,000 Ha of Aquaculture Area by 2030, With an Output of Over 4,800,000 Tons22-11-2021

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development issued Decision No. 3550/QD-BNN-TT on August 12, 2021, approving the Mekong Delta Sustainable Aquaculture Development Project until 2030. As a result, the target is to increase the aquaculture area to over 990,000 ha and the output to over 4,800,000 tons by 2030.

It Is Necessary to Take Initiative Measures in Order to Prevent Drought and Saltwater Intrusion in Shrimp Farming in 202122-11-2021

In order to ensure the brackish water shrimp farming plan in 2021 and take initiative in crops to minimize damage caused by natural disasters and epidemics and to well implement the National Action Plan for Vietnam shrimp industry development until 2025 and project for the brackish water shrimp industry in Vietnam until 2030, the General Department of Fisheries has issued a letter which guides the framework for brackish water shrimp breeding season in 2021, specifically:

Management Tightening, Maintaining Consistency Shrimp Seed Market Supply22-11-2021

On January 22, 2020 in Soc Trang city, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development cooperated with the People's Committee of Soc Trang province to hold a conference on “Management of brackish water shrimp and signed the coordination regulations”. The conference focused on issues related to management system of brackish water shrimp, researching and breeding, inspection in management, quality control and content, implementing solutions of goals and plans for brackish water shrimp farming in 2021.

Acts Considered to Be Illegal Exploitation in The United States and Vietnam28-05-2021

The United States is a global leader in sustainable fisheries and was an early participant in international efforts to tackle illegal, unreported, and uncontrolled (IUU) and fraudulent fishing, fraud trade, through operating programs, measures, and a legal framework to reduce fishing practices and trade in IUU fishing products that damage the marine environment and aquatic resources.

Action Plan for the Implementation of the Vietnam Fisheries Development Strategy28-05-2021

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development released "Action Plan to Implement Prime Minister's Decision No. 339/QD-TTg dated March 11, 2021 authorizing the Development Strategy Vietnamese seafood to 2030, vision to 2045" on May 6, 2021.

Coordination of Aquatic Resource Stocking in The Gulf of Tonkin in China Between Vietnam and China28-05-2021

On May 10, 2021, at the mouth of Bac Luan River, Dongxing City, Guangxi, China, a stocking activity to regenerate aquatic resources in the Gulf of Tonkin took place by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam, The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of China, People's Committee of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China convened on the basis of a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in regenerative stocking and protection of aquatic resources in the Gulf of Tonkin between the Ministry of Agriculture of the two countries.

In The Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic, An Online Conference to Promote Agricultural Product Consumption Has Been Conducted26-05-2021

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) organized an online conference on May 14 in Hanoi to promote the consumption of agricultural products during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Improving The Shrimp Industry's Competitiveness by Finding Solutions for Sustainable Development26-05-2021

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development collaborated with the Can Tho City People's Committee to host a workshop on "Sustainable Destination" on April 14 in Can Tho City, as part of the Vietshrimp Aquaculture International Fair 2021. The workshop's aim was to find ground-breaking solutions for successful long-term growth and to boost Vietnam's brackish water sector's competitiveness.

Activities to celebrate the 62ndanniversary of the Vietnam Fisheries Industry's traditional day in Ba Ria and Vung Tau (April 1, 1959- April 1, 2021)25-05-2021

In order to propagate to people and civil servants in the industry about the purpose and significance of the Vietnamese fisheries sector's traditional day. At the same time, increase the density of overexploited aquatic organisms by regenerating, restoring, conserving, and developing existing aquatic resources. As a result, ecological equilibrium is restored, and species populations in water bodies are stabilized. The activity also aims to encourage organizations and individuals to introduce responsible aquaculture, strictly adhere to state legislation, and contribute to achieving the fisheries sector's long-term growth goals.

Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, as well as 62 years of the traditional Vietnamese fisheries sector05-05-2021

The General Department of Fisheries' Youth Union collaborated with units directly under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Directorate of Fisheries on March 27 in Hanoi to coordinate activities to celebrate the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union's 90th anniversary (March 26, 1931 - March 26, 2021) and 62 years of traditional Vietnamese fisheries (April 1, 1959 - April 1, 2021).

On The Occasion of The 62nd Anniversary of The Traditional Fisheries Industry, Ho Chi Minh City Released and Reproduced Tens of Thousands of Aquatic Breeds05-05-2021

On April 3, the General Department of Fisheries collaborated with the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Ho Chi Minh City to hold a ceremony to celebrate 62 years of the fisheries tradition in Can Gio district, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (April 1, 1959 - April 1, 2021), as well as stocking activities for regenerating aquatic resources in 2021.

Fishery Sector: Strict Disease Control Is Required in Order to Meet the New Period's Targets05-05-2021

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference on the prevention and control of aquatic diseases in the North in 2021 on March 19 in Hanoi. The conference focused on exploring strategies and solutions for strictly controlling and effectively preventing aquatic diseases in 2021.

Strengthening The Management of Fishing Activities in Binh Dinh Province05-05-2021

The weather conditions were very favorable for fishing activities in the first three months of the year, and fishing fleets continued to sustain their number and intensity of fishing activities, resulting in an improvement in exploitation performance compared to the same time in 2020.

Fisheries Research Collaboration with Indonesia05-05-2021

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested that related agencies (the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Public Security, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) review and analyze cooperation with Indonesia in the fisheries sector on February 27, 2021.

Opening the Vietshrimp Aquaculture International Fair 2021 (Vietshrimp 2021) in Can Tho05-05-2021

The Vietnam Fisheries Association coordinated with the General Department of Fisheries to organize the third Vietshrimp Aquaculture International Fair 2021 (VietShrimp 2021) at the Center for Investment Promotion - Trade and Exhibition of Can Tho (108A Le Loi, Cai Khe Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho city) on the morning of April 14 in Can Tho city, with the consent of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the People's Committee of Can Tho city, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Monitoring Nghe An Fishing Vessels that Are in Danger of Engaging in Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing05-05-2021

Combating illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing is a critical task not only for Nghe An province, but also for the entire country. A series of solutions developed by functional agencies at all levels, from the national to the local, must be implemented quickly and synchronously.

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.

Activities to celebrate the 62ndanniversary of the Vietnam Fisheries Industry's traditional day in Ba Ria and Vung Tau (April 1, 1959- April 1, 2021)08-04-2021

In order to propagate to people and civil servants in the industry about the purpose and significance of the Vietnamese fisheries sector's traditional day. At the same time, increase the density of overexploited aquatic organisms by regenerating, restoring, conserving, and developing existing aquatic resources. As a result, ecological equilibrium is restored, and species populations in water bodies are stabilized. The activity also aims to encourage organizations and individuals to introduce responsible aquaculture, strictly adhere to state legislation, and contribute to achieving the fisheries sector's long-term growth goals.

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