Tra Vinh calls for investment in agricultural projects

15:41 | 19/01/2018 Economy

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh is calling for 969 billion VND (over US$42.63 million) in investment in ten priority agricultural and rural development projects.

At a recent meeting of the province with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development - Photo:

The projects include construction of a freshwater reservoir for agricultural production in Don Chau, Duyen Hai district; farm produce quality and safety management program; programs to encourage agriculture, fisheries and rural development and support agricultural restructuring.

The province will prioritize projects developing cattle, pig, goat and poultry farming in areas zoned off for animal husbandry and building meat processing and feed factories.

It has adopted a set of measures in terms of policy, infrastructure and personnel training to attract investment in the areas.

Tra Vinh aims at comprehensive agricultural development towards effectiveness, sustainability and large-scale commodity production with high added value in an effort to improve farmers’ living standards, said Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Trung Hien.

The province targets an agricultural production growth of 4 percent, he added.

Theo VNA