The People’s Committee of Kon Tum Province has asked district authorities and relevant agencies in Kon Tum Province to promote production of farm produce and selling their products in the domestic and global markets.
Authorities in Đồng Tháp Province have taken measures to bring farmers closer to smart agriculture at a time when they are struggling to find buyers for their produce.
The central coastal province of Phú Yên plans to grant licences to projects worth nearly VNĐ12.4 trillion (US$558 million) in total at an investment promotion conference on January 19.
Provinces in the Đồng Tháp Mười (Plain of Reeds) region should embrace agricultural technology and modern techniques to reduce costs and improve efficiency, according to the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta Development Research Institute.
Việt Nam should have a long-term programme on mycological research as the country has a tropical climate, a favourable condition for developing fungi, the chairman of the Vietnam Mycological Association has said.
HCM City has identified hi-tech agriculture as a key sector and is striving to become a hub for the development and supply of crop and animal strains in the southern region.
Tiền Giang Province will invest VNĐ1.204 trillion (US$52.8 million) to build a high-tech agricultural park on a 197ha area in Tam Hiệp, Long Định and Tân Lập 1 communes in the 2017-30 period.
HCM City plans to establish three more hi-tech agriculture parks by 2020 with the aim of becoming one of the country’s leading cities in high-tech agricultural development.