A Country Study on the Viet Nam Rice Sector: Integrated Assessment of the Impact of Trade Liberalization and Trade-related Policies

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Rice plays a key role in Vietnamese agricultural production and food consumption, and in the world rice market, Vietnam is one of the largest consumers and exporters. This publication sets out an integrated assessment of the economic, social and environmental impacts of rice production in Vietnam within the framework of trade liberalisation, particularly the WTO Agreement on Agriculture (AoA). This is part of an UNEP research project which has also examined impacts on other rice producing countries including China, Colombia, Senegal and Indonesia.