The Mekong Delta’s agriculture plays a key role in national economic development but the sustainability of its production remains low and hasn’t met the requirements of a modern agriculture.
President Tran Dai Quang urged Vietnam and Uzbekistan to fully tap their cooperation potential in various fields while receiving Uzbekistan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Mirzaev Zoyir in Hanoi on February 9.
Vietnam plans to have at least 10 hi-tech agriculture production zones comprising 200 enterprises by 2020. To date, it has attracted 20 enterprises.
Vietnam’s agriculture sector targets growth of 2.5 to 2.8 per cent next year, production value growth of 3 to 3.2 per cent, and total export turnover of $32.5 billion.
The department for external affairs in the north central province of Thanh Hoa on December 20 held a conference to call for international non-governmental funding.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked agencies under the ministry to roll out urgent measures to minimise and end environmental pollution and degradation due to agricultural activities.