Viet Nam News Phùng Đức Tiến, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, talks to Nông Thôn Ngày Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper on the role played by enterprises in the development of animal husbandry What are the most salient points in the Law on Animal Husbandry? The Law on Animal Husbandry was the fourth law adopted by the National Assembly in its recently concluded sixth session. It took the Vietnamese lawmakers more than two years to prepare the law. With its approval, Việt Nam now has four laws on its primary industry – the Law on Cultivation, the Law on Fisheries, the Law on Animal Husbandry and the Law on Forest. The adoption of the Law on Animal Husbandry once again demonstrates that the Government recognises the importance of the animal husbandry sector. The law has eight chapters with 83 articles. I am confident that when it comes into force, it will serve as an impetus to help Vietnamese animal husbandry fly … [Read more...] about New Law on Animal Husbandry promises progress
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The FIRST Project Management Unit has financed a series of scientific projects in Vietnam Big projects The FIRST Project Management Unit signed an agreement to finance research and development (R&D) for the purpose of manufacturing, testing, and commercializing LED products for hi-tech agriculture lighting in Vietnam led by the Rang Dong Light Source and Vacuum Flask Joint Stock Company. This collaborative group consists of eight members, including two universities, one research institutes and five businesses. Total budget for the project reaches more than US$3.7 million, of which 40 percent are financed by the FIRST Project Management Unit. The group consisting of the Vietnam National University of Agriculture and 10 businesses led by the Duc Hanh Marphavet Veterinary Joint Stock Company signed a cooperation agreement with the FIRST Project Management Unit for research on production technology of vaccine and veterinary medicine for livestock and animal. The first phase focuses … [Read more...] about Many scientific projects get big funding
Viet Nam News HCM CITY – Bayer, a science company, recently launched a 30,000 euro global Care4Cattle initiative to recognise innovative thinking in improving animal well-being together with the World Farmers Organisation (WFO). The initiative offers supportive grants to livestock veterinarians, farmers and scientists working to enhance dairy and beef cattle well-being through innovative and practical ways at the farm level. Dirk Ehle, head of animal health at Bayer, said: “Care4Cattle is our new exciting contribution to advancing animal well-being and we are pleased to partner with the World Farmers Organisation. Through Care4Cattle, we can support livestock professionals’ continued efforts to advance animal well-being, encourage more innovative thinking, and help turn great ideas into reality for the benefit of animals. Taking care of the well-being of animals is the right thing to do.” Animal well-being is synonymous with good welfare, which relates to … [Read more...] about Bayer, WFO in tie-up to support animal well-being initiatives
VietNamNet Bridge – Disabled people face a world of difficulty – especially young people who suffer. Day’s work: Disabled people work at a company which specialises on producing stuffed animals. - Photo nhandan.com.vn But one young man with disabilities is a shining light and example to others. Trinh Cong Thanh, head of the Association of Young People with Disabilities in Hanoi, is one young man with disabilities leading the way by helping other young people. Thanh has researched and successfully manufactured the wheelchairs for Vietnamese disabled people. Currently, wheelchairs in Vietnam are largely imported through medical equipment supply companies, domestic and foreign charities. The amount of wheelchairs produced domestically is still limited. Thanh has used his own money to train in engineering and design to learn how to make wheelchair. “At the beginning, I thought I easily can assemble a wheelchair by collecting some spare parts from a … [Read more...] about More help needed to support young disabled people
Companies in Vietnam have experienced fierce competition over the last few years, both qualitative and quantitative. Many have been forced to close down while others are still in business but struggling to move forward. The question is how to make a brand not only sustainable but also grow in value in the context of fierce global competition and rapid digitalization. There are many approaches to answering this question. Here I note the three key driving forces for brands: digital transformation, globalization, and brand leadership. In my observation, these forces help grow a company’s brand value if implemented successfully. Customer-centric digital transformation Unlike in the past, customers now have many brand choices for a particular product in Vietnam. Let’s take bakery goods for example. Customers would have previously mentioned Kinh Do in the south or Hai Ha in the north, but today they may name a long list of bakery brands: Top Cake, Tous Les Jours, ABC, … [Read more...] about How best to maintain brand value?