Agricultural management systems and technologies

Agricultural engineering services and equipment

HCM City seeks approval for solid-waste treatment plan

The People’s Committee of HCM City has submitted a solid-waste treatment plan to 2025 to the Ministry of Construction, which will seek approval from the central Government. The plan calls for re-use and recycling of waste by using advanced waste treatment technologies instead of the ...

Industry development level low

Nguyen Chi Sang, director general of the National Research Institute of Mechanical Engineering, speaks to Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times) about the need for workable policies. How do you assess our industrial development, particularly in engineering? Looking back at the development ...

FDA urged to issue product safety details

Consumer protection networks have called on the Food and Drug Administration to reveal information on products certified by the agency to help ensure the safety of consumers who buy them online. Sathaporn Arakwatana, a freelance researcher on consumer rights, said the FDA should disclose a ...

Đà Nẵng to up use of organic fertiliser

The central city of Đà Nẵng plans to increase the use of liquid fertiliser made from organic waste in its farms and public gardens, a local official said.​ Speaking at a review of a three-year (2015-2017) project on recycling organic waste last week, Nguyễn Phú ...

New agriculture centre to improve crop production

An agricultural service centre, which began construction in Huaphan province on February 18, aimed to enhance the quantity and the quality of crops and animals produced in the province for export to Vietnam. The agricultural service centre is the largest agricultural cooperation project between Vietnam ...

Firm putting drones to work on farms

After the technician’s countdown, “moi, pi, bai”, an AS-III fixed-wing drone launches off a catapult into the air, ascending rapidly at 25 metres per second until it is high above the Cambodian countryside. The drone, equipped with a special camera capable of detecting what the ...

Party chief urges Nam Định to attract more investment

Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng has urged the northern province of Nam Định to attract more investment in industry, agriculture and services. During a working session with Nam Định’s key authority officials in the province on February 8, he hailed the province’s strategic position ...

Pesticides pose risk to workers, research finds

Cambodian migrant workers face adverse health effects brought on by exposure to pesticides and a lack of protective gear when working on farms in Thailand, a new study has found. The study, conducted by a group of health researchers and published late last month, shows ...

Mechanized farming on the rise

The use of agricultural machinery in Cambodia has risen noticeably compared with last year, said the Agriculture Ministry. A ministry report released last week showed that the use of agriculture machinery rose to about 91 percent in 2016, compared with 83 percent in 2015, while ...

Heavy push for rice megafarms

The government is committed to ramping up the rice megafarm scheme this year, for which it provides soft loans, machinery and agricultural equipment to farmers in order to cut production costs and raise productivity. The scheme will cover 1.05 million rai of related farmland. Chutima ...

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