The first safe agricultural products festival opened in Dong Thap province’s Cao Lanh City on April 15 to help southern farmers find new markets for their products.
At the opening ceremony, Dr Vo Mai, deputy chairwoman of the Vietnam Gardening Association, said the festival highlighted the achievements in agriculture and rural economic development in the region, and demonstrated the close ties among the government, scientists, businesses and farmers in sustainable agricultural production in the South.
She said the fair is an opportunity for farmers involved in growing fruit and vegetables, fish rearing and animal husbandry in 13 southern provinces and cities to enter into long-term cooperation and investment agreements.
There are about 250 stalls displaying the latest farming technology and equipment, organic and healthy agricultural products and seedlings. There will also be seminars on producing safe agricultural products.