Despite booming urban and industrial development, agriculture remains a core sector in Vietnam where rural poverty and malnutrition are high. ICRISAT’s research priorities in Vietnam include adaptation to climate change, groundnut improvement, promoting legume cultivation and community watershed management.
60% - Share of Vietnam's working population engaged in the agriculture sector
3% - Annual growth rate of groundnut production and yields from 2000-2009 in Vietnam
↘15% - Possible decrease in Vietnam's rice production by 2050 due to climate change