Growing medicinal plants has helped tackle hunger and poverty for ethnic minority people in the central province of Quảng Nam’s Tây Giang District, according to Nông Thôn Ngày Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper.
Vietnamese food producers need to improve quality, adopt international standards and overcome trade barriers in other countries to boost exports, the Vietnam Food Forum heard in HCM City on November 13.
The use of advanced farming techniques to grow dragon fruit in Long An Province, the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta’s largest producer, has been expanded in the province to ensure steady incomes for farmers.
When the temperature starts to drop to 20 degrees Celsius, little sidewalk furnaces are fired up to cook winter snacks: pancakes with banana, sweet potatoes, and in recent years, sweet corn.
Authorities in the southern province of Đồng Nai plan to establish hi-tech agricultural co-operatives to create jobs for those over the age of 40 who are affected by the construction of Long Thành International Airport.