Ca Mau province should tap its potential for responsible, eco and community-based tourism in order to help the local sector develop sustainably, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on December 10.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau will promote its key agricultural products, especially collective brand names, to increase their value and competitiveness.
Officials of 21 southern provinces and cities gathered at a meeting in Ngoc Hien district, Ca Mau province, on April 25 to review their five-year cooperation in trade and investment promotion.
The People’s Committee of the southernmost province of Ca Mau has asked the Government to provide VND300 billion (US$13.2 million) to move locals from landslide-prone areas to new residential areas.
More than 840,000 tourists, including 17,000 foreigners, chose the southernmost province of Ca Mau as a destination for their holidays in the first eight months of 2017, rising by 11.2% from a year earlier.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau has drafted seven major tasks and solutions for its slow-growing tourism sector towards the goal of drawing 1.7 million tourists, including 50,000 foreign visitors by 2020.
The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau is striving to expand its ecological shrimp farming to 45,000 hectares this year, as the model is considered environmentally friendly and promises high productivity.