The People’s Committee of the northern province of Ha Nam and the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Promotion Agency on June 26 held a working session with foreign diplomatic representatives and trade promotion organisations in Vietnam.
The central province of Nghe An is taking measures to enhance its cooperation with Japanese partners, with focus on hi-tech and supporting industries, manufacturing, hi-tech agriculture, and cattle-feed production.
With weak investments and poor technology, Vietnam is finding it difficult to organize hi-tech agriculture value chains.
Authorities of Mekong Can Tho city and Ambassador of the Netherlands to Vietnam Elsbeth Akkerman discussed the development of hi-tech agriculture and response to climate change during their working session on November 9.
The World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) themed “ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution” kicked off in Hanoi on September 11.
IoT and blockchain application in agricultural production in Vietnam remains modest, while other high technologies are used by only 10% of Vietnam’s agricultural production workforce.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will hold an investment promotion conference on August 10, inviting investors for 54 projects worth nearly VND124 trillion (US$5.44 billion).
A fair on “One commune one product” (OCOP) and hi-tech agriculture in the northern midland and mountainous region will be held in Thai Nguyen province from August 31 to September 6.
The Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) has so far provided more than VND5.1 trillion (US$219.3 million) in soft loans for hi-tech agricultural projects across Vietnam.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recommended that the northern mountainous province of Thai Nguyen should develop its economy on three pillars of hi-tech agriculture, tourism-service and clean agriculture.
Once favored by holidaymakers in tropical Vietnam for its year-round temperate climate, Da Lat, the capital of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, is now warming at alarming rates due to the mushrooming of agricultural greenhouses on its outskirts and in nearby areas.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will be calling for investment in local logistic services, tourism, hi-tech agriculture and IT projects at its investment promotion conference slated for August 8-10.
Ireland will increase supporting Hanoi to develop hi-tech agriculture, Irish Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture Andrew Doyle told Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.
Ho Chi Minh City and Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture boast huge cooperation potential in tourism, food processing and high-tech agricultural production, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City is seeking financial backing for nine major projects, mainly metro projects, and four key industries to lay the foundations for socio-economic development in the future, said Le Thanh Liem, vice chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.
Nearly 100 overseas Vietnamese (OV) experts, intellectuals and entrepreneurs in agriculture have given advice to Ho Chi Minh City in developing hi-tech farming during a conference in the city on October 19.
The Mekong Delta City of Can Tho hopes to expand cooperation with overseas partners, including those from Australia, to improve production capacity as the city sets out to be a regional pioneer in hi-tech agriculture.
The recent credit package worth nearly US$4.4 billion for hi-tech agriculture is expected to give a breath of fresh air to Vietnam’s agriculture amid the recurrent problem of “bumper crop, sliding prices”.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered all central agencies and local administrations nationwide to make plans for optimum usage of all advantages offered by the 4th Industrial Revolution.
President Tran Dai Quang advised the central province of Nghe An to shift towards organic agriculture using biological and high technology during a working session with local authorities on April 29.