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HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam and Japan have agreed to promote bilateral co-operation in the field of agriculture.
The agreement was reached at a meeting in Ha Noi on Saturday between Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat and his Japanese counterpart, Yoshimasa Hyashi, who is on a working visit to Viet Nam.
Under the agreement, the two sides will co-operate to increase agricultural production and productivity and promote agricultural diversification.
They also agreed to boost rural development, enhance farmer capacity and production, strengthen forest management and aquaculture development in a sustainable manner and use sea resources effectively.
At their meeting, the ministers said they highly valued the bilateral co-operation so far and said that it should be strengthened. — VNS