A. What is Vietgap?

VietGAP stands for Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices. This standard is issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for each product, group of aquaculture, farming and livestock products.

VietGAP are the principles, order and procedures that guide organizations and individuals to produce, harvest and post-harvest treatment in order to ensure safety, improve product quality, ensure social welfare, health of producers and consumers; at the same time protect the environment and traceability of production.

B. Vietgap standard content

I. General requirements

  1. Regulatory requirements (3 Standards)
  • Location
  • Land/ surface water use rights
  • Date of registration:
  1. CSHT and insecurity hazard warning (2 Standards)
  • Infrastructure
  • Unsecure hazard warning
  1. Monitor the movement of farmed products and differentiate products applying VietGAP (2 Standards)
  • Fishery Movement Tracking
  • Product differentiation applied to VietGAP
  1. Manpower requirements (1 Standard)
  • Requirements on manpower
  1. VietGAP Document (1 Standard)
  • VietGAP Document
  1. VietGAP Profile (1 Standard)
  • VietGAP Profile

II. Food Safety Team

  1. Feedwater quality (1 Standard)
  • water quality
    1. Food, drugs, products to treat and improve the environment (5TC)
  • Food, drugs, products to treat and improve the environment in the warehouse
  • Use
  • Store
  • Disposal of overdue products
  • Document
    1. Cleaning (3 Standards)
  • Collection, sorting, and treatment of waste
  • Cleaning of the breeding place
  • Personal hygiene
    1. Harvesting and Transportation (1 Standard)

III. Fisheries health management

  1. Fisheries Health Management Plan (1 Standard)
  2. Aquatic breeds (2 Standards)
  3. Feeding regimen (1 Standard)
  4. Tracking SKTS and preventing the spread of disease (5 Standards)
  5. Antibiotic use (1 Standard)
  6. Treatment of post-harvest breeding places (1 Standard)

IV. Environmental protection

  2. Water and wastewater use (3 Standards)
  3. Enemy Damage Control (2 Standards)
  4. Protection of fishery resources (1 Standard)

V. Socio-economic aspects

  1. Employment (2 Standards)
  2. Occupational safety and health (2 Standards)
  3. Contracts and wages (wages) (2 Standards)
  4. Issues in the community (1 Standard)

C. Process

  1. The pond system
  2. Preparation of ponds
  • Water treatment and water intake into reservoirs and ponds
  • Causes water color
  • Coloring method
  • Comparison of coloration methods
  • Water fan and water fan runtime
  1. Selecting and dropping seeds
  2. Care and management
  • Food
  • Number of Feeds
  • How to Feed
  • Comparison of water fan adjustments in ponds
  • Environmental management of ponds
  • Comparison of microbial use adjustment during rearing


  1. Harvesting
  2. Some common diseases
  • White Stool Disease
  • Pancreatic Liver Disease (Acute Pancreatic Liver Necrosis Syndrome)