Agricultural ministry ranks food safety management

vietnamnews, Update: April, 28/2018 – 09:00

 

An agro market which offered safe food to customers in Trà Vinh City, Trà Vinh Province ahead of 2018 Tết (Lunar New Year). Trà Vinh Province tops the national ranking on the safety management of agro, forestry and seafood products in 2017. – VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Hòa
Viet Nam NewsHÀ NỘI – Just 13 out of 63 provinces and cities nationwide are considered to have good practice of food safety management, according to a newly-released report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

The ranking scored provinces and cities to assess how they practised management on the safety of agro, forestry and seafood products in 2017. It is the third ranking of its kind to be released, after two previous ones in 2015 and 2016. Tiếp tục đọc “Agricultural ministry ranks food safety management”

Funded project to ease impact of climate change

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Update: November, 25/2017 – 09:58

An initiative for managing natural disasters was introduced on Friday in the context of increasing extreme weather events in Việt Nam.— VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — An initiative for managing natural disasters was introduced on Friday in the context of increasing extreme weather events in Việt Nam.

The project entitled, “Improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change related impacts in Việt Nam”, involved cooperation from the government and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), with sponsorship of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Tiếp tục đọc “Funded project to ease impact of climate change”

VN and Green Climate Fund co-operate on climate resilient development

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Update: June, 26/2017 – 22:00

Land erosion hit residential areas in Kênh Đào Đông Hamlet, Đất Mũi Commune in southernmost Cà Mau Province. The province loses about 450 ha of land along the coast each year due to climate change. — VNA/VNS Photo Trọng Đạt
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HÀ NỘI — The Vietnamese Government and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) on Monday announced the first GCF-funded project in Việt Nam, worth almost US$30 million. The project focuses on supporting vulnerable, highly disaster-exposed communities to protect themselves from the impacts of frequent typhoons and floods. Tiếp tục đọc “VN and Green Climate Fund co-operate on climate resilient development”

MARD: China’s fishing ban in Việt Nam’s waters is valueless

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Update: May, 11/2017 – 19:05

Fishing vessels of fishermen in Sa Huỳnh area in central Quảng Ngãi Province. Việt Nam rejects China’s unilateral ban on fishing in Tonkin Gulf from May 1 to August 16. – Photo: laodong.com.vn

HÀ NỘI – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has said that China’s statement on halting fishing activities for a limited period in the waters belonging to Việt Nam’s sovereignty is valueless.In a document sent to provincial People’s Committees nationwide, the ministry noted that China’s Bureau of Fisheries temporality halted fishing activities from 12:00 of May 1 to 12:00 of August 16 in sea areas, including China’s waters in joint fishing grounds with Việt Nam (in the east of the demarcation line in Tonkin Gulf) and sea areas belonging to Việt Nam. Tiếp tục đọc “MARD: China’s fishing ban in Việt Nam’s waters is valueless”