Tag Archives: Vietnam

Operationalizing Targets of the Government of Vietnam’s Policy Agenda for Agricultural Mitigation: Roadmap, Implementation, Institutions and Costs

Vietnam’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are relatively low in the global context, but they are growing rapidly and will likely triple by 2030 unless significant mitigation options are undertaken.  With over 60 percent of the population in Vietnam active in … Continue reading

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New Project Note: Crop Mitigation Potential for Key Food Crops in Vietnam

Vietnam remains a country heavily grounded in agriculture. In 2010, approximately 63% of the working population was active in agriculture. By 2020, the share is expected to still be 59%. The rural areas also harbor the majority of Vietnam’s poor … Continue reading

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IFAD-IFPRI Featured in Nong Nghiep Viet Nam

The agriculture-focused Vietnamese newspaper, Nong Nghiep Viet Nam, featured an article about the efforts of one of the IFAD-IFPRI Partnership’s Vietnamese partner, The Center for Agrarian Systems Research and Development (CASRAD). Read the article in Vietnamese here or read the English summary … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Vietnam

Vietnam has achieved rapid economic growth during the past 15–20 years, resulting in dramatic reductions in the incidence of poverty. The country has rapidly become a leading exporter of rice, coffee, black peppers, cashew nuts, and seafood. Income growth in … Continue reading

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Partnership Update: July 2010

The IFAD-IFPRI Partnership has been launched as a three-year project in Ghana, Morocco, Mozambique, and Vietnam involving three components: promoting access to high-value commodity markets, climate change mitigation, and program support and communications. The objective of the partnership is to … Continue reading

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Trade and Exports in Vietnam

Vietnam’s total exports nearly quadrupled between 2002 and 2008, with an annual growth of between 20% to 30% from 2002 to 2008. Vietnam’s major trading partners include Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea, with the US and EU … Continue reading

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Bilateral Agricultural Trade with the EU and the US

Although the relative importance of agricultural trade has generally been declining and other trade partners are becoming more important, the EU and the US have continued to be significant export markets for our four focus countries. (As shown in the … Continue reading

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