Rice husks: From waste to new green energy

 21th October 2021 Vietnam Investment Review Source Intensive efforts are underway with support from diverse stakeholders to promote the sustainable use of rice husks and other biomass resources for electricity and heat production throughout Vietnam. Rice husk is a coating on rice gra...

Việt Nam aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in rice sector

02 April 21 Viet Nam News Source HÀ NỘI — Agencies in Việt Nam and international partners have been working together to seek effective measures to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases in rice production in the country. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development last week held the first wor...

Despite decreasing rice-growing area, farmers still earn profits

 24 March 21 SGGPNews Source Mr. Le Thanh Tung, Deputy Director of Department of Crop Production under MARD, said that farmers in the Mekong Delta had harvested more than 1 million hectares of winter-spring rice, accounting for more than 60 percent of the total rice-growing area, with...

Rice exporters have bumper year, VN becomes No 1 in the world

16 Dec 20 Vietnamnews Source The year 2020 has been a challenging year for many business fields, but not for rice production and exports. Vietnam has surpassed India and Thailand in terms of rice export price. In the beginning of 2020, Vo Tong Xuan, a respected rice expert, predicted that Vietn...

Rice export price soars to roughly US$500 per tonne

08 Dec 20 VOV Source  Vietnam exported a total of 5.74 million tonnes of rice worth US$2.85 billion during the opening 11 months of the year, with the price of 5% broken rice in November reaching approximately US$500 per tons, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authori...

Country’s largest rice producing province expands advanced farming models

03 Nov 20 Vietnamnews Source KIÊN GIANG — The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang, the country's largest rice producer, has implemented several advanced extension models for rice cultivation that reduce the quantity of seeds required and use advanced techniques to improve yields and ...

Rice exports drop in volume but still rise in value

 19 Oct 20 Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam's rice exports by mid-September had declined 0.8 percent in volume but still grown 11.8 percent in value compared to the same period last year. More than 4.8 million tonnes of rice had been shipped abroad by September 15, bringing home 2.4 billion USD, acco...