Vietnamese aquaculture sector in 201704-01-2018

According to the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD) country’s aquaculture production in 2017 was estimated at over 3.83 million tons, an increase of 5.2 per cent year on year. In general, areas of aquaculture in 2017 increased; meanwhile production and consumption of tra fish and brackish water shrimp have got positive development.

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.

Fisheries Law 2017 approved by the National Assembly23-11-2017

On the evening of the 21st November 2017, Fisheries Law 2017 has been approved by the National Assembly at the 4th meeting session.

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.

Fisheries production in the first 10 months up 4.9 per cent10-11-2017

According to the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam, the country’s fisheries production in October was estimated at 677.3 thousand tons, up 4.9 per cent compared to the same period last year. Of which, fish production reached over 476.5 thousand tons, and shrimp yield gained 93.9 thousand tons, increasing by 3.7 per cent and 8.7 per cent, respectively year on year.

Fisheries sector greatly contributes to development of Mekong River Delta area31-10-2017

Mekong River Delta plays an important role in fisheries sector of Viet Nam, which contributes almost 52 per cent of capture production and nearly 67 per cent of aquaculture production, 65 per cent of seafood export value.

Vietnamese aquaculture sector in the first ten months30-10-2017

According to the Fisheries Information Centre, country’s aquaculture production in October was estimated at over 366.7 thousand tons, an increase of 5.0 per cent year on year. This brought the figure in the first ten months of this year to over 3.04 million tons, up 4.3 per cent compared to the same period last year. Generally, activities of aquaculture during the month were quite favorable. Fishery prices tend toremain while farming areas and productivities are increasing.

Capture fishery in the first ten months30-10-2017

According to the Fisheries Information Center (FICen), country’s capture fisheries production in October was estimated at about 310 thousand tons, an increase of 4.3 per cent year on year, of which, marine capture was nearly 293 thousand tons, up 4.1 per cent over the same period.

The first International Agriculture–Forestry–Fishery Exhibition to be kicked off in Ha Noi12-10-2017

According to information from the press conference on the first International Agriculture–Forestry–Fishery Exhibition (Growtech 2017), which was jointly held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Growtech 2017 is scheduled to be taken place from November 30th to December 2nd 2017 at International Exhibition Center in Ha Noi.

Fisheries production in September up 5.6 per cent10-10-2017

According to the Directorate of Fisheries, the country’s fisheries production in September was estimated at 698.8 thousand tons, up 5.6 per cent compared to the same period last year. Of which, fishing production reached over 303 thousand tons, and aquaculture yield gained 395 thousand tons, increasing by 5.6 per cent year on year.

Quang Ngai province: Toward sustainable development of fishery sector05-10-2017

On September 29th, Quang Ngai Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) said that it had submitted a proposal to the provincial People's Committee to issue action plan of the protection and development of aquatic resources program in Quang Ngai province in the period of 2017 - 2020.

Can Gio: Oyster farming helps people reduce poverty27-09-2017

Thanh An Commune (Can Gio District, Ho Chi Minh City) is a poor island commune. Fishing used to be local people’s livelihood, however it caused an unstable life and uncertain incomes.        

Great potential for agricultural cooperation between Australia and Viet Nam14-09-2017

On August 28th, in an interview with Fairfax Media after a visit to Viet Nam, Minister Anne Rustonm of Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of Australia said the opportunities for agricultural cooperation between Australia and Viet Nam were great, particularly through a number of agricultural projects between the two countries' businesses.

Fisheries production in the first 8 months of this year up 4.6 per cent06-09-2017

According to the Directorate of Fisheries, the country’s fisheries production in August was estimated at 730.5 thousand tons, up 5.7 per cent. Of which, fishing production reached over 296 thousand tons, and aquaculture yield gained 434 thousand tons, increasing by 5.7 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Fisheries production in the first seven months of this year up 5.6 per cent01-09-2017

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the country’s aquaculture in July was estimated at 375 thousand tons, increasing by 1.1 per cent compared to the same period last year. This brought up aquaculture production in the first seven months of this year to 2,065 thousand tons, an increase of 5.6 per cent year on year.

Opening of Viet Nam Fisheries International Exhibition - Vietfish 201730-08-2017

On August 29th 2017, in Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) organized the Viet Nam Fisheries International Exhibition 2017 (Vietfish 2017). The exhibition attracted more than 200 exhibitors and suppliers from 15 countries.

Nghe An: Producing 1.2 billion post larvae29-08-2017

In the first 8 months of 2017, Nghe An province produced over 1.2 billion post larvae, up 5 per cent compare to the same period last year, of which more than 1 billion PL of white leg shrimp and 178 million PL of black tiger shrimp.

Binh Dinh: Strengthening solutions for fisheries development28-08-2017

Over the past time, authorities of Binh Dinh provice have implemented many measures to develop the fisheries towards sustainable and environmental protection. As a result, fishing and aquaculture activities have seen positive changes. In the first 6 months of 2017, value of fishery production reached VND 3,971 billion, up 6.1 per cent over the same period last year.

Phu Yen: Solutions for sustainable development of Lobster24-08-2017

Recently, in Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen People's Committees cooperated with Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to organize a workshop on “Solutions for planning and management of sustainable lobster farming in Phu Yen”.

Vietnamese tra fish cooking competition in China24-08-2017

Dr. Vo Hung Dung, Vice President of Viet Nam Pangasius Association, Director of VCCI Can Tho, said that the Chengdu City of Sichuan province (China) cooperated with the Association to organize the Vietnamese tra fish drafting competition in China.

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