Viet Nam Tackles Soil Erosion With Nuclear Techniques

16-05-2018 07:00:00 1005
In Viet Nam, where three quarters of the country's territory is sloping land, erosion is a major problem. An FAO/IAEA pilot project in Lam Dong province in Viet Nam measured soil erosion rates using nuclear techniques at 27 sites.
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Vietnam wastes at least US$1 billion yearly on over fertilisation

16-05-2018 07:00:00 683
Vietnam wastes at least US$1 billion yearly on over fertilisation
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Organic Matter Management (OMM) project meeting

16-05-2018 07:00:00 603
On November 21-22, 2017, the meeting of OMM project was organized at Soils and Fertilizers Research Institute (SFRI), Ha Noi
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Coffee means business: a view from Vietnam

09-05-2018 07:00:00 750
Dr. Tran Minh Tien, deputy director general, Soils and Fertilizers Research Institute, Vietnam explains how his country’s coffee farmers do business.
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Urea imports rise three-fold last year

03-07-2017 07:00:00 653
According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam spent US$1.43 billion importing 4.56 million tons of fertilizer products last year, up 15% and 20% against 2014 respectively.
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Earths soils could play key role in locking away greenhouse gases

03-07-2017 07:00:00 810
The world soils could store an extra 8 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases, helping to limit the impacts of climate change, research suggests.
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Flood crisis threatens to kill Vietnam’s rice bowl

03-07-2017 07:00:00 744
The Mekong Delta makes up 55.5 percent of the country’s annual rice output. Shortage of floods has resulted in a hefty 50 percent decrease in sediment deposited in the Mekong Delta each year, causing Vietnam’s largest delta to face serious subsidence and likely disappearance in the future.
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Mekong Delta urged to restructure agricultural sector

05-09-2016 07:00:00 569
Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Comission Vuong Dinh Hue has stressed the urgent need to promote the restructuring of agriculture for strong and sustainable development in the Mekong Delta
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International Workshop on Innovation in Biomass Resources Use: Biomass to Biochar

05-09-2016 07:00:00 856
The Food and Fertilizer Technology Center for the Asian and Pacific Region (FFTC/ASPAC) in collaboration with Soils and Fertilizers Research Institute (SFRI) are organizing International workshop on Biochar
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Luc Ngan lychee to be offered in the Japanese market

05-09-2016 07:00:00 637
For less dependent on the Chinese market, farmers in Hong Giang commune are trying to export lychee to Japan.
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