Pork and poultry play a key role in contribution of protein for people
in Viet Nam, accounting for approximately 90% of meat consumed by
Vietnamese and the pig and poultry sectors are two of the fastest
growing sub-sectors in Vietnamese agriculture. Preliminary results from
PPLPI studies in Viet Nam, however, have indicated that the terms of pig
market participation are far from achieving their potential to help the
rural poor, and improving the terms for smallholder participation in
food (e.g. livestock) markets appears to offer a good means for meeting
This paper attempts to assess the current situation and future
perspectives of the market for pork by assessing issues affecting its
evolution through a desk study of secondary information, which draws on
data from Viet Nam's General Statistics Office, reports and other
documents and studies carried out by the authors.
PPLPI, FAO, Rome, Italy, 6 pp.
Current Status and Prospects for the Pig Sector in Viet Nam: A Desk Study Current Status and Prospects for the Pig Sector in Viet Nam: A Desk Study