|The groups, which comprise 260 households growing grapevines in 66.36 hectares, took part in a grape production programme to meet VietGAP standards.— Photo nld.com.vn
NINH THUAN (VNS) — Twenty eight groups of grape growers in central Ninh Thuan province, have received the Viet Nam Good Agricultural Practices (VietGAP) certificate for their safe grapes.
The groups, which comprise 260 households growing grapevines in 66.36 hectares, took part in a grape production programme to meet VietGAP standards.
This is a part an ADB-funded project on quality of safety enhancement of agricultural products and biogas development (Qseap) which began operations in 2010.
Under the programme, participants were provided with training courses on GAP and guidelines on technologies, according to Qseap project's management board.
To ensure sustainable development, Do Trung Thu, Chairman of the Ninh Thuan Grape Association, suggested the management board connect grape growers with businesses, while strengthening the promotion of Ninh Thuan grapes in local and foreign markets. — VNS