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Collecting and promoting sustainable agriculture's best practices in Vietnam: value chains, climate smart agriculture, inclusive business and small farmers, certification and standards.
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Organic Rice Production In Vietnam

Organic Rice Production In Vietnam | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

Many of us are interested in purchasing mostly organic produce. Although we gladly pay more for lack of chemicals in our food, not many of us know what does it take for farmers to actually produce food by using only organic fertilizers and pesticides. Vietnam is one of the largest rice producers in the world. 

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El Nino to hit coffee, palm oil and other commodities

El Nino to hit coffee, palm oil and other commodities | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
The declaration of a strengthening El Niño has raised concerns about agricultural and mining commodities, with coffee and palm oil likely to experience the sharpest price rises.
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Vietnamese farmers await foreign interest in lychee with bated breath - News VietNamNet

Vietnamese farmers await foreign interest in lychee with bated breath - News VietNamNet | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
 VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Luc Ngan District in northern Bac
Giang Province are holding their breath about the prospect of their
lychees being exported to foreign markets this year.
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Brazil beef industry pledges cut Amazon deforestation

Brazil beef industry pledges cut Amazon deforestation | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
A new study finds that voluntary zero-deforestation commitments by corporations can radically clean up supply chains
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What do scientists say about tea? Black tea and blood pressure; green tea and MRIs

What do scientists say about tea? Black tea and blood pressure; green tea and MRIs | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Green tea could improve the quality of MRI scans, while black tea may decrease blood pressure, suggest scientists.
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What will the chief sustainability officer of the future look like?

What will the chief sustainability officer of the future look like? | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Even companies with high sustainability reputations are facing criticism, so perhaps we need to re-evaluate the role of the CSO Continue reading...
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Chocolate company Ferrero to make packaging using Nutella leftovers #knowyournuts

Chocolate company Ferrero to make packaging using Nutella leftovers #knowyournuts | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
The Italian company is putting waste hazlenut shells to practical use, while in Turkey pistachio nutshells could fire up a new eco-city
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McDonald's to axe deforestation from its global supply chain

McDonald's to axe deforestation from its global supply chain | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
The fast-food giant announced it will work with its suppliers to end deforestation in its global supply chain. But do the super-sized claims stack up?
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Vietnam considers joining big exporters to stop coffee price slide - News VietNamNet

Vietnam considers joining big exporters to stop coffee price slide - News VietNamNet | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said it is considering cooperating with the world’s coffee metropolises to halt the drop in coffee prices, because “inner strength” alone will not help.
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VFA Pessimistic About Vietnam’s Rice Export Prospects in 2015

VFA Pessimistic About Vietnam’s Rice Export Prospects in 2015 | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) noted that Vietnam's rice exports in 2015 would be affected by rice oversupplies in Thailand and other rice exporting nations, according to local sources.
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Real estate firms eye agricultural investments in Vietnam - Far Eastern Agriculture

Real estate firms eye agricultural investments in Vietnam - Far Eastern Agriculture | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Vietnamese real estate companies have announced their plans to invest in agriculture to keep up with rising demand for high quality produce in the Southeast Asian country
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Will new EU food labelling rules change your purchasing decisions on palm oil?

Will new EU food labelling rules change your purchasing decisions on palm oil? | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Poll: will seeing palm oil in a product's ingredients list change your decision to buy it?
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Viet Nam urged to build rice trademark - News - Viet Nam Business News - Bizhub

Viet Nam urged to build rice trademark - News - Viet Nam Business News - Bizhub | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
The country urgently needed to build a national rice trademark, Duong
Quoc Xuan, Deputy Head of the Steering Committee for the Southwestern
Region (SCSR), told a conference on Thursday in the Mekong Delta city of
Can Tho.
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Mangroves & Sustainable Shrimp Markets Vietnam.

Mangroves & Markets (MAM), developed together with IUCN, is a mangrove restoration project based on a sustainable shrimp farming model and emission reduction...
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Ancient agri practices may be key to food security

Ancient agri practices may be key to food security | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
THE GLOBAL population is expected to reach about nine billion by the middle of this century, and experts around the world are hard-pressed to identify the means
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Vietnam Exports About 1.686 Million Tons of Rice During January 1 – May 14, 2015

Vietnam Exports About 1.686 Million Tons of Rice During January 1 – May 14, 2015 | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Vietnam exported about 1.686 million tons of rice in January 1 - May 14, 2015, down about 28% from about 2.34 million tons of rice exported in first five months of 2014, according to data from the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).
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iForest: Apple gets into forest conservation in China and the US

iForest: Apple gets into forest conservation in China and the US | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
The electronics giant is buying forests in the US and working with NGOs in China to improve forestry management in its supply chain and tackle deforestation
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Activist calls for 'real shared value' from coffee corporations

Activist calls for 'real shared value' from coffee corporations | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Entrepreneur, journalist, political consultant and campaigner Fernando Morales-de la Cruz is launching a coffee capsule brand he hopes will accelerate the eradication of poverty among coffee farmers by reinvesting 10 cents for every cup sold back into the coffee producing regions.
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Nestlé Opens Production Plant For Decaffeinated Coffee Beans In Vietnam - VendingMarketWatch

Nestlé Opens Production Plant For Decaffeinated Coffee Beans In Vietnam - VendingMarketWatch | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
To meet the rising consumer demand for decaffeinated coffee, Nestlé has opened a production facility for decaffeinated coffee beans in Vietnam.
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Olam awards prize for innovation in food security - citifmonline

Olam awards prize for innovation in food security - citifmonline | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Olam, a leading global agri-business operating across the value chain in 65 countries, has announced that the Olam International Prize for Innovation in Food Security has been awarded to Professor Norman Uphoff, a professor of Government and International Agriculture and former director of the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture, and Development and the SRI ...
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Vietnamese coffee finds favour in Singapore - Economy - VietNam News

Vietnamese coffee finds favour in Singapore - Economy - VietNam News | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Vietnamese coffee accounted for a fourth of Singapore's total coffee
import volume in 2014, reflecting its strong foothold in the regional
market.
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Investment incentives in agriculture in Vietnam - News VietNamNet

Investment incentives in agriculture in Vietnam - News VietNamNet | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
 Land-rent exemption and reduction, cost support for advertising,
vocational training, and base construction investment, etc. are
incentives and assistance that enterprises are entitled to when
investing in agriculture and rural areas.
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PPP model successfully piloted in Vietnam's agricultural sector - The Nation

PPP model successfully piloted in Vietnam's agricultural sector - The Nation | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
PPP model successfully piloted in Vietnam's agricultural sector The Nation SINCE 2011, after Vietnam joined with 12 global companies to launch a public-private partnership (PPP) programme, the country's agricultural...
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Agriculture attractive to Vietnamese investors, but foreigners stay away - VietNamNet Bridge

Agriculture attractive to Vietnamese investors, but foreigners stay away - VietNamNet Bridge | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
VietNamNet Bridge - While FDI in agriculture has dropped dramatically by 30 times just over the last 15 years, domestic investment in the sector has been increasing steadily in recent years.
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New technology using bacteria from dung helps coffee farmers to purify water

New technology using bacteria from dung helps coffee farmers to purify water | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Organic biodigesters provide pure water, biogas and fertiliser, but costing the benefit for farmers is a complex ask. Oliver Balch reports on a pilot project in Nicaragua
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Rice exports: Why are Vietnam’s miracle-makers still poor? - News VietNamNet

Rice exports: Why are Vietnam’s miracle-makers still poor? - News VietNamNet | Vietnam: Inclusive & Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Rice exports: Why are Vietnam’s miracle-makers still poor?
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