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Policies for Sustainable Products

   Source: ringway.co.uk How can policy support sustainable products? This questions was discussed at three workshops in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos hosted by the project Sustainable Product Innovation. With the workshops the project aimed to raise awareness of sustainable products and the benefits that sustainability criteria in the production process and design phase can have […]

SUPA Study-chapter I: Sustainable pangasius market potential in Europe

Chapter I – European Seafood Market Summary and Recommendations – Feedback from the retailer interviews overwhelmingly stated that while both retailers and customers were not willing to pay more for certification, they were willing to pay more for quality. This did not mean that certification was any less important in reducing risk or building brand […]

EU supports funding of sustainable catfish supply chain in Vietnam

 A new project to establishing a sustainable pangasius supply chain in Viet Nam (SUPA) has been launched by the Viet Nam Cleaner Production Centre (VNCPC) and the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).  The project is worth €2.4 million, of which the European Union finances €1.9 million under the EU SWITCH-Asia Programme. […]

Innovative methods, capacity for sustainable future in Vietnam

On November 14th 2013 – at Press Club, SPIN project successfully organized the workshop “Product Innovation – Key to Sustainable Future” which welcomed nearly 100 participants and press agencies. The workshop brought up an overview of current situation, challenges and opportunities in product innovatiôn in Vietnam for enterprises and national policies.  The workshop was pleased […]