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Germany’s University of Hohenheim Looks for Researchers to Study PHL

Germany’s University of Hohenheim is searching for researchers to conduct a study on preventing PHL by improved drying technology for rice. The research will be based on the Philippines, Cambodia, and Vietnam and will cover the following three research questions: 1. design and testing of low-cost greenhouese dryer for rice, 2. optimizing operation conditions to […]

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Vinafood 2 Received $144 Million to Reduce Post-Harvest Loss

Vietnam’s largest rice exporter, Vinafood 2, is the recipient of $144 million from Agribank to help the firm reduce PHL and purchase grain for processing. In the meantime, farmers in the Mekong Delta have harvested 385,000 hectares, or more than 60 percent, of their third rice crop; a small area of the crop is under […]

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Vietnamese Agricultural Website to be Launched

The HCM City Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has cooperated with the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre to launch a website on agricultural products for export.  Rice export licenses and RICE exporters hit hard by rising prices.

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Mekong Delta Has New Rice Processing Complex

In Vietnam, the Mekong Delta has a new rice processing facility, and the region is planning to bring in about 25,000 combine harvesters as well as high quality rice varieties to improve production. http://businesstimes.com.vn/mekong-delta-has-new-rice-processing-complex/

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Delta Seeks to Cut Post-Harvest Losses

In Vietnam, the Mekong Delta has a new rice processing facility, and the region is planning to bring in about 25,000 combine harvesters as well as high quality rice varieties to improve production. http://en.baomoi.com/Info/Delta-seeks-to-cut-postharvest-losses/6/165425.epi

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Rising Global Temperatures Melting Away Global Food Security

Lester Brown, President of Earth Policy Institute, says climate change will have devastating effect on Asian crops, especially rice, and would destroy the food security of many countries relying on major rice-exporting countries, like Vietnam. Increased climate change impact on temperature and water in India will lead to even tighter food supply issues. http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/rising-temperatures-melting-away-global-food-security.html

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Mekong Delta’s Postharvest Rice Losses Hit $635m

The post-harvest loss of rice in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta remains high, at 13.7 per cent, or US$635 million for the year, according to the deputy director of the Institute of Agriculture Engineering and Post Harvest Technology. Speaking at a conference in Can Tho City on Thursday on preserving rice after harvesting in the Delta, […]

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