Nam Dinh province: Launching the Action month for protecting aquatic resources in 201927-03-2019

Towards the 60th Anniversary of Traditional Vietnamese Fisheries Day (April 1), on March 19, 2019, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Nam Dinh province organized a campaign to launch the 2019 Fisheries Resource Protection Month and release Breeding to regenerate aquatic resources at My Tan Commune People's Committee (My Loc).

Standardize shrimp chains adapting export requirements21-03-2019

Toward target of US $ 10 billion shrimp exports by 2025, Vietnam needs to form supply chains from raising, processing, exporting and standardizing these chains to meet international standards.

Seafood export: Aiming at US$ 10 billion target12-03-2019

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said that the export situation from the beginning of the year has been difficult; in which, the export turnover of agriculture, forestry and fisheries in the first 2 months of 2019 reached US$ 5.5 billion, down 1.6% compared to the same period in 2018. In that difficult situation, the export of aquatic products in the first 2 months of the year reached US$ 1.11 billion, up 4.4% over the same period. This is considered a bright spot of the agricultural sector and it is expected that seafood will continue to make an impression in 2019 with the goal of exporting over US$ 10 billion.

Conservating aquatic resources06-03-2019

Recently, the protection and development of fisheries resources in Quang Ninh province has achieved many positive results, helping increase the awareness of people, especially fishermen. The use of prohibited fishing gears has been gradually controlled and prevented.

Livestock production and Fisheries sector continue to win opportunities for development04-03-2019

Deputy Minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development PhungDuc Tien evaluated that in 2019, the livestock productionand Fisheries sector has many challenges. However, there will be a lot ofgreat opportunities as well. The sectors need to quickly take advantages of opportunities to restructure its production to keep developing.

Binh Thuan fishery has developed to become the key economic sector21-09-2018

Implementing the program of sustainable development target of fisheries economy, Binh Thuan fishery sector has grown up to become the spearhead economic sector and has contributed significantly to the economic development of the province.

The Directorate of Fisheries (D-Fish) works with IUCN on the Sustainable Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Fisheries Development Project20-09-2018

On 19 September 2018 in Hanoi, the D-Fish had a meeting with representatives of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on the project to strengthen conservation of biological diversity and sustainable development of fisheries under the GEF 7 project.

Signing ceremony of cooperation agreement between Directorate of Fisheries (D-Fish) and Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications (VNPT) Group06-02-2018

On the 05 February 2018 in Hanoi, the Directorate of Fisheries (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) and Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group signed a cooperation agreement to deploy telecommunications applications, information technology and communication in supporting fisheries management for the period of 2018 and 2023.

Asian – India workshop on blue economy30-11-2017

With the title “Blue Economy: From Concept to Action.”, Asian–India workshop on blue economy was held by the Viet Nam’s Foreign Ministry, India’s External Affairs Ministry, and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) on 24th November.

National consultation workshop on regulations on co-management in fisheries resources protection and management of Marine Protected Areas in Viet Nam22-11-2017

In the morning of 22nd November 2017 in Ha Noi, the Directorate of Fisheries (D-Fish) collaborated with the Centre for Marinelife Conservation and Community Development (MCD) and the Central Management Board of Coastal Resources for Sustainable Development (CRSD) organized a national consultation workshop on regulations on co-management in fisheries resources protection and the regulation on management of marine protected areas (MPAs) in Viet Nam.

The 9th Meeting of the ASEAN Seaweed Industry Club (ASIC) on ASEAN Cooperation in Agriculture and Forestry product promotion scheme11-08-2017

On the 1st August, 2017, in Da Nang City, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam (MARD), the Directorate of Fisheries of Viet Nam (D-Fish) cooperated with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources of the Philippines (BFAR) held the 9th Meeting of the ASEAN Seaweed Club (ASIC) in the framework of ASEAN cooperation in Agricultural and Forestry product promotion scheme.

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