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Central province approves hi-tech farming project

Update: June, 13/2019 - 07:29

 

Attracting hi-tech and safe agricultural projects has opened a new direction for Quảng Ngãi’s agricultural sector, helping it develop safe and organic agricultural production, heading towards sustainable development. baodantoc.com.vn

HÀ NỘI — Quảng Ngãi High-Tech Agricultural Joint Stock Co under Trần Việt Group got approval in principal from the Quảng Ngãi People's Committee to develop a hi-tech farming project in the locality.

The project, expected to cost about VNĐ294 billion (US$13 million), will cover 196ha in Mỗ Đức District. It will also include an agricultural processing plant with an annual production capacity of 10,000 tonnes of products, according to the provincial portal.

During a working session early this week, the committee chairman Trần Ngọc Căng said once operational, the project will help to create more local jobs, contributing to restructuring the province’s agricultural sector as well as accelerating its socio-economic development.

The chairman also asked the investor to fulfil its commitment to using high technology and assessing environmental impacts related to the project in addition to considering purchasing local farm produce.

In order to develop safe and organic agriculture, the province has requested all relevant bodies to create favourable conditions for investors in agriculture, especially in site clearance and investment procedures, the committee has said.

Attracting hi-tech and safe agricultural projects has opened a new direction for Quảng Ngãi’s agricultural sector, helping it develop safe and organic agricultural production, heading towards sustainable development, it said.

In the 2008-18 period, the central province had attracted 54 projects in agriculture sector with total registered capital of more than VNĐ2 trillion. Of the total, 12 were working in clean and hi-tech farming, statistics from the provincial Agriculture and Rural Development revealed. — VNS

 

 

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