In the past time, the application of scientific research and technology transfer in the fields of cultivation, plant protection, soil and fertilizer has brought positive results, contributing to reducing investment costs and increasing profits as well as high economic efficiency in agricultural production.
Developing biotechnology towards the goal: Creating new varieties of plants and animals with high yield, quality and economic efficiency, serving the needs of economic restructuring, improving quality and competitiveness of commodity agricultural products, rapidly increasing the proportion of processed agricultural - forestry - fishery products for export; towards self-sufficiency in raw materials for the production of medicines; strengthening the application of biotechnology in the protection and remedy of environmental pollution.
Recognizing the importance of scientific and technological research activities can be considered as a business activity that is both intellectual and marketable. Science and technology units have increased autonomy in using assets, financial resources, and human resources in providing public services, facilitating the use of strengths in assets, financial resources, human resources to provide public services according to the market mechanism
Promoting the application of science and technology in agriculture is the foundation to improve the productivity, quality, efficiency and competitiveness of agriculture, contributing to the modernization of agriculture and rural areas, ensuring food security, social security and income enhancement for agricultural producers and traders. Thanks to the contribution of science and technology, Vietnam's agricultural industry has always won many great achievements, fulfilling its fundamental role and supporting the country's economy. Specifically, outstanding results from the application of science and technology in agriculture include:
On 1 February 2021, National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI) and collaborate with NARDT for hosting the Second Annual Steering Committee Meeting in Vientiane Capital.
From 26 to 27 December 2020, NARDT-Laos organized a country-level training course on Kobo Toolbox for data collection and designing questions in Kobo Toolbox. The training was held in Vangvieng district, Vientiane province, Lao PDR.