Vietnam expects healthy growth for seafood exports in 2017

The value of Vietnam’s seafood exports is expected to increase by 5 percent this year to around USD 7.5 billion (EUR 7 billion) despite having to overcome many potential hurdles, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (VASEP). You can read the whole article here: https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/supply-trade/vietnam-expects-healthy-growth-for-seafood-exports-in-2017

How to improve the health of the ocean

The ocean covers almost three-quarters of the planet. The ocean provides 3bn people with almost a fifth of their protein (making fish a bigger source of the stuff than beef). Fishing and aquaculture assure the livelihoods of one in ten of the world’s people. Climate and weather systems depend on the temperature patterns of the

Heavy push for rice megafarms

The Thai 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  (170,000 hectares) of related farmland. You can read the whole article here.

Special Lecture Series 2017

The Center for Food and Agri Business invites you to its Agribusiness Executives’ Program Special Lecture Series on July 7, 2017 at the Forest Lodge, Camp John Hay, Baguio City. Topics that will be discussed are Exploiting Global and Local Agribusiness Opportunities and Convergence and Farm Consolidation: An LGU Agribusiness Model For inquiries and registration,