An island commune in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang is expanding marine aquaculture in combination with tourism and other services to further the incomes of local farmers.
Coastal aquaculture is being developed in many localities but the output is very small compared to the country’s potential, experts have said.
Nha Trang City has set aside a zone covering 70ha of surface water in Nha Trang Bay for cage aquaculture, according to the city’s People’s Committee.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang will expand marine aquaculture on an industrial scale in an aim to improve residents' income and protect the environment on islands and coastal areas from now until 2030.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development released yesterday a record high at about US$18 billion in total export value of forestry and seafood products this year.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang solicited investment in 64 projects at an investment forum held in HCM City yesterday (August 13).
Việt Nam’s exports of marine aquaculture produce is expected to reach US$12-13 billion by 2020 and $30-35 billion by 2030, according to the Việt Nam Sea Culture Association.