About VAAS

The Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS) has a long and prestigious history and a proud scientific reputation. It originated in 1952 as the Institute of Crop Production. Since then it has undergone a series of name changes and amalgamations becoming the Institute of Agriculture and Forestry Research in 1955, the Institute of Crop Production Research in 1957, the Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Research in 1958, the Institute of Agricultural Sciences in 1963 and the Vietnam Agricultural Sciences Institute in 1978. On 9th September 2005 in accordance with Government Decision No. 220/2005/QD-TTg, the Academy took its present name.