Accordingly, the provincial People’s Committee has zoned off two areas for shrimp farming in brackish water covering 612ha, including one stretching 206ha in Cat Hai and Cat Thanh communes, Phu Cat district and the other in My Thanh commune, Phu My district.
Besides, a project on hi-tech shrimp farming in glasshouse is being implemented by the Viet Uc – Phu My Ltd company on a total area of more than 116ha in My Thanh high-tech agricultural zone. The company plans to start raising shrimp in March with a total output of 8,400 tonnes per year.
Meanwhile, five businesses applied for shrimp farming in Phu Cat district.
Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Phan Trong Ho said hi-tech shrimp farming areas are zoned off in coastal and eco-friendly venues.
Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Chau said the provincial authorities pledge to provide all possible support for investors to do business, especially land rental; after granting them with investment certificates.
Binh Dinh is one of the top localities nationwide in terms of shrimp quality. The annual output of shrimp breeding in brackish water nears 7,100 tonnes, 94% of which is white-legged shrimp and the remaining is tiger prawn.
The province has 1,833ha of shrimp farming which is planned to reach 1,923ha by 2020.