Lam Dong, Japan discuss hi-tech agriculture

11:38 | 13/05/2015 Science - Technology

Authorities of the Central Highland province of Lam Dong and Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Fukada discussed local hi-tech agriculture development during their working session in Da Lat city on May 12.

Lam Dong, Japan discuss hi-tech agriculture

The provincial People’s Committee, the Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences are conducting a project to assist Lam Dong in developing its multi-sector farming approach and improving its business climate, said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Pham

It is focused on establishing an agriculture zone, a post-harvest centre and a flower wholesale market in Da Lat while modernising vegetable and flower cultivation, marketing and workforce training as well as increasing studies for mid and long-term development. 

The Japanese ambassador and accompanied economists and enterprises pointed out local strengths and weaknesses including limited access to capital, sporadic production and weak brand protection and recognition. 

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat asked for Japanese support in applying Good Agriculture Practice standards and improving food hygiene.

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